16 minutes

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

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Have you ever watched the TED Talk with the most views in history: 33 million? There’s a reason this one is on top. Great fun and a subject that can expand every single one of us, no matter our age.

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7 minutes

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Maya Angelou: Just Do Right

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Have you ever felt like you could use the advice of a wise elder, or a loving grandparent? Maybe one clarifying perspective to reach for, moment to moment, might be helpful.

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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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20 minutes

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Aimee Mullins’ 12 Pairs of Legs

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Aimee Mullins became an athletic phenomenon in 1996 when she smashed several world records as the fastest human being, yet she has no legs. Is she “disabled”?

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9 minutes

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Save the Shoes! (Don’t Wait to be a Hero!)

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After years of dreaming of heroics, firefighter Mark Bezos rushed into a burning house… to save shoes? And you can too! Find out what we mean in today’s feature.

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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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12 minutes

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Gratitude and Wonder with Louie Schwartzberg

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Photographer Louie Schwartzberg brings us all to a place of breath-taking beauty, wonder and hope with his TED Talk, remarkable images and the words of wise ones, young and old. This TED Talk leaves us with a sigh and a smile every time we revisit it.

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55 minutes

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Free Diving: Letting Limitations Go

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Through a chance meeting, freediving lessons taught us to rethink our own limitations and leave them behind. Learn to do that yourself in today’s article.

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23 minutes

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There’s Much More to the David and Goliath Story

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Do you have your own David and Goliath story? If so, maybe you already know the better insights in the story that most of us have missed.

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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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5 minutes

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The Boy Who Lifted 33,000 Spirits

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Sometimes we meet a child who radiates such otherworldly wisdom and compassion that we have to ask the question, “Where does this energy come from?” Meet a profoundly wonderful little being. (5m)

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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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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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15 minutes

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Guerrilla Gardener Takes on South Central LA

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Meet Ron Finley; an amazing fellow who’s come up with a better idea than battling over turf. How about using “turf” in a very old way! Take a look!

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9 minutes

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Simple Ideas Lead to Discovery

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Mythbusting aside, Adam Savage is a great storyteller. Take 8 minutes for him to prove how a simple idea can change the world!

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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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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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12 minutes

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Why Don’t We All Know Tesla?

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Who is Nikola Tesla? He should be legendary. Find out why in today’s article. This is remarkable brilliance and perseverance at its best.

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8 minutes

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George Carlin: About “Stuff”

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How much “stuff” do you need? The late, great comedian George Carlin had some funny – almost clean – thoughts on that!

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11 minutes

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Dare to Disagree

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Could it be that the best collaboration comes from choosing a “thinking partner” who you DON’T agree with? Take a look!

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34 minutes

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Malala Yousafza: A Hero for Humankind

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Here’s a hero for the ages, teaching us “Fierce Compassion”. Turns out we don’t have to be a doormat. We can stand our ground fiercely, while still having empathy and compassion for those who seek to limit the world.

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44 minutes

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Gangs, Kinship and Service

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Father Greg Boyle has some funny, insightful and amazing stories about his project – called Homeboy Industries! I listened 3 times to this podcast to soak it in!

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34 minutes

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No Safety Net

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Here’s a quiet young man and friends, with a passion you won’t believe! Today’s story will expand your idea of what’s possible for us too!

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23 minutes

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Monica Lewinsky Can Teach Us a Lot

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If shame and fear were only minor players in the news media, we’d be looking at blank screens about 90% of the time. Monica Lewinsky has some really important insights on this. We were blown away by this TED Talk.

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21 minutes

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Struggling Successfully: 5 Phrases for Your Future

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Here’s someone who reminds us that (as he says): “If your dreams aren’t scaring you, then you are not dreaming big enough.”

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6 minutes

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“I Live My Life in (Ever) Widening Circles”

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Have you ever wondered where we got the phrase for our site, “Ever Widening Circles?” Dr. Lynda explains the inspiration and as a bonus reads the poem aloud in tonight’s grab bag feature.

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12 minutes

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Change Your Password, Change Your Life

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Mauricio Estrella changed his life… by changing his password into a life-affirming mantras. He knocked down about 18 goals! See how, in this great podcast.

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