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The Secret Strategy to Be Happy AND to Really Achieve Your Goals

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As we go through life, we quickly discover that our actions are the only thing within our control. Random events casually derail our carefully laid plans. Read on to discover how we can be happy AND achieve our goals by focusing on the process, NOT the outcome.

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Rebuilding Your Life After Losing Your Identity with Sorelle Amore

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Sorelle Amore lost her identity as a travel influencer when the global pandemic hit the world. But she came out even stronger and more dedicated to her transformation. This is how she rebuilt herself, and how you can too.

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Cultivate Good Heart, Not Clever Mind

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We have enough “clever minds”. We need more “good hearts.” The latter is more likely to make a lasting change in the world view of the donor that has a ripple effect on both the individual and society. You help because you can. The helping is its own reward. Any expectation detracts from the value of what you do. In this coming year do write out checks to worthy causes. But do, also, personally engage in some act of service. The life you change will be your own. Be a ‘good heart’. Not a ‘clever mind’.

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This 81 Year Old Learned to Code to Create an App for Seniors

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You’re never too old to learn or try something new. Not ever. If you need proof, take a look at 81 year-old Masako Wakamiya, who after never touching a computer until she was 58, coded an entire app to help seniors in her community stay connected and live more fulfilling lives. 

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Understanding Your Current Relationship With Money

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If money were a person, what kind of relationship would you have with it? Money EQ is the key to enjoying a happy and healthy relationship with money. So it’s not about how much money you have or how financially savvy you are. It’s about how you relate to it that makes your life meaningful. So, how can you improve your relationship with money?

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Urgent vs Important

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One of the most important concepts to increase your productivity is understanding the difference between what’s urgent and what’s important. Everything we do falls into four categories: urgent AND important, urgent but not important, important but not urgent, or not important and not urgent. For those of us who need help prioritizing our tasks, this advice is invaluable.

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You Can Make Yourself Like Stuff That is Good For You!

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Can you like arugula more than chocolate and a ten-mile run more than watching the latest Netflix thriller? There is much in your life that you now like and once hated. Most persons dislike coffee or single malt whiskey the first time they taste it. Ditto cigarettes and dark chocolate and wine. The liking comes later. So, if you want to train yourself to like – or even love – something that you currently don’t, here is how to go about it.

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15 minutes

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Changing the Narrative and Loving Yourself with All Bodies on Bikes

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Ever doubted you could do something because of the way your body looks? These two thought leaders are on a cross country journey to prove we can do anything our hearts desire and live our best, most happy lives if only we learn to let go of the unrealistic expectations and unnecessary stigmas which society imposes.

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Lead like a Bee: Business Benefits of a Hive Mind with Jordan Schwartz

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Our thought leader of the day is Jordan Schwartz, a believer of the “Hive Mind” as a strategy for leaders to grow their teams and businesses. The Hive Mind simply refers to the collective intelligence or consciousness of a group of people. Drawing lessons from beehives and ant colonies, Jordan leads his team in implementing his many endeavors, including Pathable, an event app and website channel for conferences and other virtual events. 

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Find Calm at the Tip of Your Fingers!

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In the last few challenging months, have you noticed any activities that bring a sense of delight and wonder to your day? Something that quiets your mind and brings you joy? Here’s a little inspiration to get you started from one artist and her unique craft!

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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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Micro-Preemie Turns 21: A Success Story for Everyone!

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When life gets difficult there’s always something we can learn and use for the rest of our lives. 21 years ago, Dr. Lynda (EWC’s founder) gave birth to a 1 pound baby when she was just into the 5th month of her pregnancy. She picked up a few pearls of wisdom in the years that followed—here are 12.

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Is Happiness Truly Our End Goal?

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Most of us are running around looking to hold on to this thing called happiness, but these seem to be fleeting moments. Should we be focusing on something else instead? Listen to writer Emily Esfahani Smith’s eye opening insight in her TED Talk!

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Why Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

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Why do we feel embarrassed to ask for help? The wonderful (and hilarious) TED Talk Speaker Michele L. Sullivan helps us re-frame our perspective on asking for help, and how it all starts with having a little more compassion!

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Amazing Founders’ Stories: Instagram and Airbnb

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The founders of some of our favorite innovations -Instagram, Airbnb, Tom’s Shoes, Zumba – have stories of catastrophic failures followed by “ah-ha” moments. Now here’s a place for some optimism!

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Here’s a Good Reason to Take a Moment Just for YOU

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What if we listened to the chatter in our minds and started treating ourselves like our own best friend? What if – when we’ve done our very best – our inner critic just accepted that, celebrated a small gain or two, even the gain of wisdom, and moved on? Here’s a very cool insight!

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12 minutes

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The Best Advice from 100-Year-Olds

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Have you wondered what advice your 100- year-old self might give you today in your current circumstances?

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21 minutes

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Tim Minchin on the Wonder of Micro-Ambitions

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Want to hear a refreshing, completely counter-intuitive take on realizing your path in life. Here’s an unlikely and brilliant source!

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Why Paddleboard to Victoria, Canada?

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Have you noticed that in our haste to make our lives easier, we actually experience far less wonder and adventure? Here’s a perspective that may feel like a gift!

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28 minutes

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Amateurs Making Our Lives Better: Planning 2017

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People who have changed the world often started out as complete amateurs. Some of their stories are absolutely fabulous! Let’s give this whole “trying new things” some thought through the lens of remarkable amateurs.

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The Key to the Search for Happiness

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In our quest for happiness, could we be starting from the wrong place. Today’s EWC thought leaders takes us through a way of thinking that might be the key to happiness! See what you think!

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The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

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What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!

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Being Thankful with Snap Judgment

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If you are looking for some insights on gratitude and happiness, here’s a new lens from which to view possibility. There’s nothing better than true stories told by master story-tellers! See what we mean by that!

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14 minutes

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The Teen Forger Who Saved the Lives of Thousands

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History is our best teacher when we hear a story told in a way that stays with us in details and imagery. Take a look at this bit of astonishing creativity…

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23 minutes

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4th Graders Can Solve World Peace! Can We?

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What if we all have the innate skills to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems, when we are in the 4th grade? Take a look at this bit of wonder!

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Who Will We Become?

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What would the wise astrophysicist Carl Sagan remind us this morning?

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9 minutes

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Wonders, Just One Year Ago!

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One year ago this month there was the typical negativity in the news cycle, but there was also amazing possibility and innovation being celebrated right here! Enjoy our look back to our top 8 articles from November 2015. (Oh,.. and there’s food there!)

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Hubble: An Actual Time-Machine

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Nothing captures the human imagination quite like space, and it’s easier than ever to find a lot of space-related wonder! Take a little trip through the galactic high points with the Hubble Telescope!

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When No Is Not an Answer

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What if you know your calling, and in the face of overwhelming rejection, you decide that failure is not an option. Here’s what can happen…

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