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Making Struggle and Vulnerability a Good Thing!

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What could possibly be good about Struggle and Vulnerability? Don’t we spend every waking moment trying to avoid them both!? Turns out there are some amazingly valuable things to celebrate about both!

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9 minutes

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Concrete Jungle Climbing, with Alex Honnold

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Remember when you could imagine life as a superhero; Spiderman for instance? Alex Honnold, the world’s best solo free-climber, never let that dream fade, and now he lives it.

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22 minutes

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Reframing Our Relationship with Things We Can’t Control

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Dr. BJ Miller has some life experiences that can bring us to a new place in considering our own. Enjoy a little transformation here from his many stories that can help us right-size our challenges.

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9 minutes

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#LikeAGirl

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Did you hear about this movement called #LikeAGirl? I suspect the Millenial generation and younger are actually making some progress on this front! But how’s it doing in the real world?

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17 minutes

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Introverts and The Power of Quiet

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Can Introverts and Extroverts find some common ground of understanding, where both find the best in each other? They can! And it’s a fascinating, even fun, journey!

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23 minutes

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

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Could you be limiting your own potential with something as subtle as body language? Turns out that your body language tells others who you are, and that could be a lot different than who you want to be!

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14 minutes

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The Marshmallow Test: Predicting Success?

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What happens when you leave kids in a room, alone, with a marshmallow? The marshmallow test isn’t just hilarious, it’s actually a deeper look into human psychology!

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16 minutes

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What 83,000 Brain Scans Teach Us!

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What if we were able to treat anxiety, depression, or ADHD by looking inside of our brains? This form of diagnostic imaging is now a reality, and it is helping doctors treat patients more effectively than ever before.

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17 minutes

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Sam Berns and His Happiness Secrets

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Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!

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18 minutes

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Secrets to the “Happiness Advantage” at Work

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Want to be happier at work? Solid science predicts we actually control 90% of our happiness and only 10% is related to our circumstances! Today, Shawn Anchor tells us how to nurture the “happiness advantage” in our work and home. Amazing!

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12 minutes

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This Year, A Resolution of Mindfulness!

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Psychologist Philip Zimbardo explains the impact the way we think about time has on our lives! Now, this New Year how can we best use that knowledge to become more mindful people?

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17 minutes

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Change a Bad Habit With Skill Not Will

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Need the skills to change a bad habit? It turns out, will power may have nothing to do with your success. Here’s what does!

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20 minutes

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What Can A Brain Hacker Teach Us?

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How much do you trust your own brain? Should you trust it at all? Watch as brain hacker Keith Barry takes us on an adventure into our own minds!

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7 minutes

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Why Do We Laugh?

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Laughter has the power to bring us closer together across languages and cultures. “It’s Okay To Be Smart” helps answer the question “Why do we laugh?”

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5 minutes

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Boosting Our Creative Sparks

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Have you ever had one of those moments in the shower when a light bulb goes on in your brain, on something you’ve been wrestling with? Turns out our creative brain can be boosted! Remarkable fun insight here today!

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7 minutes

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A Dentist/Mother’s Advice on Halloween Candy

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Halloween is coming! So, what does a dentist say you should do with all that candy?

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17 minutes

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Karen Thompson: What Fear Can Teach Us!

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DO NOT MISS THIS! If you are turning your back on all the fear and malice in the news media these days, this TED Talk is a really fun and “game-changing” insight! (We use it almost every day)

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11 minutes

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Deep Survival: The Qualities That Make a “Survivor”

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What separates survivors from those who don’t make it? Turns out they have some things in common that we can all use daily! We explore Deep Survival in today’s feature.

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27 minutes

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What Makes Us Happy?

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We can all think of a a lot of things that makes us happy, but what if we didn’t need things and circumstances to be happy? Former biochemist turned monk Matthieu Ricard give us a leap forward on that!

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11 minutes

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The Backwards Brain Bicycle

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What’s up with others who find it so hard to change, after we’ve given them “the facts”? A bicycle can show us an amazingly important view of leading and living!

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48 minutes

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The Inner Beauty of Landscape

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If you are looking for something a little deeper than Facebook video clips and Twitter comments, we have a great recommendation: a weekly podcast that I rarely miss. Give this a listen!

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38 minutes

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Nurturing Our Playful Impulse

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Have you ever wished you worked in one of those innovative ‘think tank’ environments? Turns out that play is critical to the human experience. Forward this posting to your boss!

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14 minutes

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What If We Are Wrong About Addiction?

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What if our notions about the source of addictions are completely wrong? If you have anyone in your life with these issues, take a look at this amazing TED Talk!

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11 minutes

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Your Memories and Your Music

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“Music memories” might turn out to be your fountain of youth when aging takes a tole on your brain function. Fascinating!

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17 minutes

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Law in Places of Lawlessness

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Listen to a story that inspires so many emotions that it’s like a great storm that ends with a sparkling blue sky. An amazing TEDtalk you will never forget!

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7 minutes

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Bobby McFerrin Hacks Our Brains

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Can a brilliant musical mind prove that we all have an innate instinct for music? Take a look at Bobby McFerrin, of “Be Happy” fame, on the stage at the World Science Festival, in a very fun demonstration that surprised everyone!

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13 minutes

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Steve Jobs’ Famous Words to Graduates

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Steve Jobs has some amazing advice for graduates that seems perfect for this generation’s brand of optimism and moxy!

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9 minutes

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Augmented Reality Illusions

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Marco Tempest doesn’t do magic… he combines it with “augmented reality” technology. Find out more in today’s mind-bending article.

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12 minutes

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Why Are Some of Us Stuck in the Negative?

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Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty person? It turns out that even though those impulses are instinctive, we can change!

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