Kneeling man gives red flower to woman
05/01/2019
New research suggests that spending money on ourselves gets old fast, but not spending money on others. Imagine what it would be like to eat at your favorite restaurant every day. Going there... read more
Young man looks at statue busts in museum
04/24/2019
One of the most fundamental aspects of aesthetics is to make you see, hear, feel, touch, and smell something that makes you know and sense you are fully alive. But what are the elements that... read more
overhead shot of beach with lots of sunbathers
04/19/2019
Are you stressed about how to entertain your kids spring break and warmer weather weekends? While having everyone more active after winter hibernating can feel daunting, it’s also a great chance... read more
A woman hiking in mountains reaches back to help another
04/01/2019
The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic, or hospital. ~Mark Hyman Over the five years I lived with my Mom’s cancer diagnosis, I became very skilled at... read more
A male volunteer in baseball cap paints board.
03/27/2019
Reasons to Volunteer There are many reasons to join volunteer organizations. There is satisfying work in volunteering and on the plus side you will also learn professional skills to support... read more
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez with group of young people.
03/11/2019
The United States of America has struggled, since the beginning of the republic, to find deep peace and reconciliation with its history of immigration and race. New voices and leadership,... read more
Teen boy perche don playground equipment.
02/25/2019
A new study suggests that teens with purpose are more resilient and optimistic, even during a severe economic crisis.​ Now that I’m a parent, I pay more attention to bad news headlines than I used... read more
Heart-shaped box of Valentine chocolate
02/13/2019
We know that Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in any number of ways. For your sweetheart or your own sweet tooth, you’re in good company if you chow down on chocolate. Americans will... read more
Mexican flag
02/04/2019
I translated this piece from the inaugural address of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the Mexican Congress. A small-town born romantic, optimist, and possibilitarian who is receiving the... read more

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Young man looks at statue busts in museum
04/24/2019
One of the most fundamental aspects of aesthetics is to make you see, hear, feel, touch, and smell something that makes you know and sense you are fully alive. But what are the elements that... read more
overhead shot of beach with lots of sunbathers
04/19/2019
Are you stressed about how to entertain your kids spring break and warmer weather weekends? While having everyone more active after winter hibernating can feel daunting, it’s also a great chance... read more
A woman hiking in mountains reaches back to help another
04/01/2019
The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic, or hospital. ~Mark Hyman Over the five years I lived with my Mom’s cancer diagnosis, I became very skilled at... read more
A male volunteer in baseball cap paints board.
03/27/2019
Reasons to Volunteer There are many reasons to join volunteer organizations. There is satisfying work in volunteering and on the plus side you will also learn professional skills to support... read more
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez with group of young people.
03/11/2019
The United States of America has struggled, since the beginning of the republic, to find deep peace and reconciliation with its history of immigration and race. New voices and leadership,... read more
Teen boy perche don playground equipment.
02/25/2019
A new study suggests that teens with purpose are more resilient and optimistic, even during a severe economic crisis.​ Now that I’m a parent, I pay more attention to bad news headlines than I used... read more
Heart-shaped box of Valentine chocolate
02/13/2019
We know that Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in any number of ways. For your sweetheart or your own sweet tooth, you’re in good company if you chow down on chocolate. Americans will... read more
Mexican flag
02/04/2019
I translated this piece from the inaugural address of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the Mexican Congress. A small-town born romantic, optimist, and possibilitarian who is receiving the... read more
WOman holding world globe up in front of her face.
01/30/2019
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Service Travel Experiencing new cultures or cities with friends and loved ones is eye-opening, enriching, and challenging in ways that help develop our character and help us grow as... read more

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09/28/2015
SNACKS — Bite-sized Portions of Inspiration All any of us need is a little encouragement. Quick hit from values.com and the Foundation for a Better Life. About The Foundation for a Better... read more
09/21/2015
Cooking with the freshest ingredients (that need dispatching as part of the recipe) from the local, non-touristy market, guarantees delicious results. Follow up the hot chillis on a hot day with a... read more
04/14/2015
If you thought animal testing was a thing of the past, well, think again! We caught up with Santosh Krinsky, Owner of Beauty Without Cruelty (BWC), who shared with us his values and passions as a... read more
04/09/2015
Motivational speaker Les Brown gives a powerful talk on how each and every one us can 'make a difference' in changing this world for the better.
04/09/2015
Alan Watts speaks on worrying and compulsive thinking.  
04/09/2015
An inspirational and profound speech from the late philosopher Alan Watts.
04/09/2015
An inspiring and profound speech from the late Alan Watts on the transformation of human consciousness. Speech from "Not what should be, but what is" by Alan Watts
03/11/2015
Another Empty Hands Music collaboration between Nimo and Magical filmmaker and sister Ellie Walton to create "Keep Loving" – A Universal Love Song. Nimo was inspired to write this song from his... read more
02/16/2015
A loving short documentary by filmmaker and dear friend Ellie Walton (elliewalton.com), sharing the message and spirit behind Nimo's Empty Hands Music and Pilgrimage.  From an Ivy League... read more

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