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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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10 minutes

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Love Letters to Strangers

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What if we turned to our mailbox and instead of our inbox for connection? And what if that mailbox was filled with love letters? Hannah Brencher founded More Love Letters to “make love famous.” Check it out!

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8 minutes

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Dancers from Movie History Meet Uptown Funk

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The best kind of creativity crosses all the generations. You might have seen one of these floating around the web, but don’t miss this particular example. It’s is a wonder!

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8 minutes

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Empty Pickle Jar Philosophy

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Can one of the most important philosophies in life be contained in a pickle jar? It can, and it could change your life and the life of the people you love. Take a look!

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5 minutes

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Baking Cookies is Chemistry?

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Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!

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7 minutes

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Can We Get Cozy with Uncertainty?

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What if we could find that perfect balance point between wonder and truth. Today we share a video that raises some great questions about getting comfortable with doubt, through the beauty of nature.

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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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6 minutes

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So, You Want to Start a New Country?

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You know how some people have the hubris to think you can just start up your own country? We get some very entertaining AND interesting insight today on why that might be a little more complicated than you think!

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8 minutes

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Thankful for Little Things? Share Them!

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Is it possible to connect with others on a deeper level, just by sharing what we are thankful for? It is! Here’s a great way to appreciate the simple things in life with the people you spend the most time with: your co-workers!

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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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4 minutes

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Puffins: Ready for Their Close Up!

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How can a plush toy help us capture nature at its best? Here’s a whole new look at puffins (the other amazing black and white bird), and how we are filming their lives up-close!

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10 minutes

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Simple Wonders with Brock Davis’s Photography

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There are special people who can take us on a brilliant, little journey by exploring the very essence of things. Take a look at what can be done with food sculpture, photography, and a side order of humor.

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19 minutes

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Can Advertising, at it’s Best, Actually “Expand” Us?

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Every time I see a advertisement that engages, entertains, and expands me in some way I want to track down the creator and shake their hand! Why interrupt and annoy us with advertising schemes, when creativity is so powerful?

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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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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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18 minutes

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Otters: Much More Than Cute!

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Sea otters and thier caregivers have a lot to teach us about coping with stress, even if its just for 18 minutes while you take a look at todays video-shares.

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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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15 minutes

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Fun Theory

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Check out an initiative called “Fun Theory”, where engineering and good design is inspiring us to make MUCH better choices!

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12 minutes

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Fireflies: A Synchronized Light Show

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There’s a visual wonder of summer that most of us adore, even though we know very little about it. How about the magic of fireflies?

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12 minutes

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Diving in a Wheelchair: Art to Alter Possibility

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Artist Sue Austin shatters the boundaries and assumptions of life in a wheelchair; proving the immensely transformative power of art.

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10 minutes

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Brilliant: Plastic Bottle Schools!

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Innovation at its best may be when someone takes something we have a lot of and transforms it sustainably into something we need that is scarce. Take a look at this wonder!

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10 minutes

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Swan Upping: The Ceremony of Conservation

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What do swans, nifty uniforms, conservation, and Her Majesty the Queen of England have in common?

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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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9 minutes

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What’s the Perseid Meteor Shower?

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Want to spend some time in an “old school” state of wonder? Take someone you care about with you on a trip to outer space tonight or tomorrow night. You may end up with more fun than you expect!

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11 minutes

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Aerial Photos You Never Imagined

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Our world is far more beautiful than we can imagine from our one perspective: feet on the ground. Let’s go above places that seem ordinary to us from eye level.

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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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6 minutes

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One Kind of Compassion: Dog Retirement Home

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Human beings seem to be hard-wired for compassion, despite what the negative 24-hour news cycle tells us. Take a look!

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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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