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The Simplest Way to Train Your Brain! 

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This routine has been shown to boost our memory, combat depression and anxiety, and reduce pain—all without expensive equipment, special skills, medications, or taking hours out of our day. But is meditation really a practical addition to our busy lives? One of our favorite creators puts it to the test. 

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8 minutes

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Who Makes Roller Coasters?

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How does someone start making roller coasters?! If your life isn’t turning out to be a positive and creative thrill yet, hang on to your hat. You could be just one interesting experience away from that if you have the courage to try some things you don’t know much about! Check this out.

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10 minutes

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Now THIS is How You Start a Chain of Kindness

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Not all heroes wear capes; some don a straw cap, grab a can of gas and jump into their car with their dog to do what they can. Meet a hero who has been keeping the chain of small acts of kindness going for 53 years! You may just find yourself inspired, too!

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11 minutes

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How to Transform Your Weaknesses into Your Secrets to Success!

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What if the secret to getting the full potential out of your life, your productivity, and your gifts started with your weaknesses? It seems like an odd place to start, but this TED talk will have you looking at your weaknesses in an entirely new light in less than 10 minutes!

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16 minutes

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Why Yoga?

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Does all that stretching, turning upside down, and breathing really do anything? Why do people think yoga is so great? What kind of benefits can the average, unflexible, person get from yoga? Why not ask an average, unflexible dad what he thinks after doing it for 30 days?

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7 minutes

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Why Good Business is like Good Bread!

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Why do we love a good loaf of bread so much? For 130 years a little bakery in Ireland has stood the test of time, answering this question for generations. The answer is a lesson we can pass on to other corners of our life as well!

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22 minutes

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Into the Wild World of Mushroom Hunting—the Perfect Social Distancing Activity!

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Have you ever looked at a mushroom and wondered, can I eat that? Well, before you decide to take a bite, you might want to meet a few of the guides on today’s adventures. They’ll have you excited to grab your basket and start foraging!

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12 minutes

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The Secret Power of Checklists

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The fastest way to start reducing your stress and increasing productivity doesn’t require any expensive new planners or apps. All you need to start working with the accuracy skill of a doctor or an astronaut is a piece of paper and a pen!

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7 minutes

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What Do New Yorkers Love About Their City?

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How does the way we talk about things shape the way we see them? On a hot July day, the artist Marco Santini took to the New York City subway to ask, “What do you love about New York City?” The answers will make you rethink the way language shapes our view of the world!

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7 minutes

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Do You See the Ancient Superhero In This Photo?!

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Want to get a dose of wonder 5 or 6 times a day, while doing something you have to do anyway? You have an element in your home right now that is critical to human history and you probably wouldn’t even be here without it! 

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17 minutes

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Ask Yourself These Three Questions and They Can Change Your Life!

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What if three questions could help us live happier lives filled with more joy and meaning? The answers to these questions have the power to change the way we interact with our loved ones, do our work, and live a more fulfilled existence together!

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20 minutes

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A New Look at Life From the World’s First Cyborg!

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What if you could hear colors? What what would an autumn hillside sound like? What about your favorite outfit? Your favorite color? This is how Neil Harbisson “sees” the world of color! How? As the world’s first cyborg his experiences have a lot to teach us about the future of our senses!

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10 minutes

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Start Small, Dream Big: The Secret to Accomplishing Life-Changing Goals

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How do we achieve even our loftiest goals? At 19 years old, Dave Jacka was left with only 6% of his physical function after a motorcycle accident. 25 years later, he became the first pilot with quadriplegia to fly around Australia solo! The story of how he got there has insights for us all!

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25 minutes

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Welcome to the Earthship—The Future of Living Well and Doing Good!

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Can a house made from old tires, recycled beer bottles, and detached from water and electricity be a luxurious answer to sustainable housing needs? Well, for those who have discovered the magic of Earthships the answer is “Yes!” Find out how people are creating the buildings of the future with surprisingly low-tech innovations! 

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23 minutes

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Is Going Zero Waste Really Possible?

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Have you seen those people who can fit a year’s worth of garbage into a mason jar? Is that even possible? Meet a family that tried to live zero waste for a month and see how it went!

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19 minutes

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How to Finish Your To-Do List and Run a Marathon in One Day!

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Could you check off your entire to-do list in one day? It’s not just possible, you can do it while having fun, doing what you love, and taking time to reflect! Here’s how!

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16 minutes

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The People Who Could Be the Unsuspecting Heroes in Our Journey!

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Jonathan Gravenor discovered some unlikely “teachers” as he went from traveling the world as a successful journalist to struggling through chemo alone, and they changed his life. He shares a few of the lesson he learned in this great TED Talk!

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9 minutes

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Need to Beat Jet Lag? Get Your Internal Clocks on Vacation, Too!

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So you’ve just booked an amazing vacation, but how will you deal with the jet lag that will start to set in? Here are some tips to help you out!

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30 minutes

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Life Advice from the Slowest Mammal on Earth!

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What can sloths teach us about dealing with the chaos of modern life? Here’s a hilarious TED Talk that will have you becoming a champion of the sloth lifestyle for yourself.

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7 minutes

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Make the World Better with Your Next Run to the Grocery Store!

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How can you help save the world without actually having to change your life much? It’s easy! We’ll show you how.

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15 minutes

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Life is Sweeter with Unlikely Friends

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Think of the friends you hold dearest in life. Would you still support them the same way even if you didn’t speak the same language? Here’s a story that will remind you that friendship is far more than the things that divide us.

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16 minutes

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Want a Better World? Here’s How to Have the Confidence to Make It Happen!

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Your confidence can change the world by starting simply and building a ripple effect right at home! This thought leader helps us build it in ourselves and others with three simple concepts. 

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10 minutes

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Change Your Habits By Learning How They Change Your Brain!

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Have a habit you’d like to change? Here’s what you need to know about how your brain works to make it happen! This is a game-changer for expanding your life and possibilities.

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40 minutes

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The Simple Secrets to Finding Time to Read More!

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Here’s an awesome little video that gives us a few — surprisingly simple — tips on how (and why) reading more books can change the future for each of us!

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17 minutes

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Discover the Man Who Sees Only with Sound! He’s Redefining What’s “Impossible”!

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Daniel Kish has no eyes yet he can see the world around him using sound, much like a dolphin or bat, and he’s teaching us all to redefine what seems impossible.

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20 minutes

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Our Phones are Designed to be Addicting. But Here’s How We Can Take Back Control!

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Want to taste true freedom? Turns out our phones are designed to make us slaves to their allure. Here are the keys to understanding what’s going on and breaking free!

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24 minutes

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Ever Wonder How Your Work is Measuring Up? This May Help!

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Have you ever doubted your ability to finish something you’ve started? What’s inside this article may help you rethink your expectations. Here’s an amazing insight about trusting our guts, from one man’s journey through a 400-page molecular gastronomy cookbook (whew!)

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14 minutes

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Leon Logothetis is Proving the Kindness of Strangers is Alive and Well!

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Is it possible to travel the country only relying on the kindness of strangers? The person we’re highlighting in this piece proves it is! Take a look at the impact this has on peoples lives and how we can all tap into the kindness all around us.

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18 minutes

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The Unexpected Place You’ll Find Your Best Creative Impulses

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What’s the key to getting our best creative impulses to surface? Well, Tim Harford believes that it’s waiting for us in the “messes”; the very things that seem like obstacles in the heat of the moment. Here are some ideas on how our frustrations and the unexpected can be exactly what we need to create our best work. Take a look!

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