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Abundance is Our Future!

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It’s easy to concede that the world is going to hell in a handbasket, but the data shows the opposite! Here’s the CEO of the X-Prize foundation to clue us in on where we are headed and why!

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7 minutes

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Finding Joy Tapping on Your Door

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There’s a lot of pressure to “find your passion” these days. Often that sentiment implies that we have to change the world, but today’s EWC Thought-Leader teaches us the essence of the concept!

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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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18 minutes

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A Positive Perspective on Population Growth

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Fascinating – maybe positive – math on the subject of population growth!

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19 minutes

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How to Spot a Liar at a Glance!

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Imagine how different life would be if most of us could spot deception at a glance? Turns out there is some amazing science to help us do that! Take a look!

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17 minutes

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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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7 minutes

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Get a Backbone!

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What if life on earth never evolved a solid scaffolding: bones? Can we imagine a planet where soft bodies like worms and octopus evolved big brains? Our backbone seems to have changed everything and the story of it’s evolution is fascinating.

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60 minutes

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An Interview with Ever Widening Circles!

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Have you heard the Ever Widening Circles backstory? Today, we bring you a unique piece, this time featuring our back story, how we got here, and where we are headed next!

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30 minutes

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Have a Little Faith!

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Zach Anner is a comedian with cerebral palsy who is a self-proclaimed “religious idiot.” On his quest to learn more about the religions of the world, he takes us on an incredible journey that is as hilarious as it is enlightening! Check out our new favorite YouTube series here at EWC!

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20 minutes

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Do You Have a Creative Genius?

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What is creativity? Is our modern way of thinking about it wong? It’s hard to put a finger on inspiration, but author Elizabeth Gilbert thinks that the answer to our creative woes might require turning to the past for answers. Check out her incredible TED Talk!

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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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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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13 minutes

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Asking Questions Without Answers

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What can asking questions without answers teach us? Chris Anderson and TED-Ed team up to help us think about ourselves and the universe in a bigger way! Check it out!

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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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9 minutes

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What’s Invisible? Asking a Bigger Question

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When we ask “what’s invisible” we may find ourselves asking a bigger question than we anticipated! John Lloyd shows us just how much out there is invisible.

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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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Whales Giving Us Some Perspective

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Can whales help us gain some perspective on our place on the planet? A drone captures a strange encounter that may help us think twice about how big we really are.

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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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60 minutes

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New Light on the Dawn of Humanity

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As scientists continue to uncover the origins of our humanity, this discovery in an unlikely place by an unlikely team may be the missing link to our ancient ancestors.

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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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12 minutes

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Can Fun Genius Help Us Do the Right Thing?

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What if we turned the tables on ourselves and used creativity to help us do the right thing? In today’s article, we bring you an amazing example of that genius. (11m)

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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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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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4 minutes

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IF. Live Curious

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Enjoy one of the most thought provoking short calls to action I have ever seen. It’s hauntingly beautiful and inspiring!

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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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