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
Mount Fuji with pagoda in foreground
01/23/2019
A bold reminder of the courage to believe in our better natures as people is branded into the constitution of Japan. An excerpt from the consitution reads: “CHAPTER II RENUNCIATION OF WAR... read more
Many people gathered in a circle making peace sign symbol with fingers surrounding a light like the sun
01/21/2019
Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr has offered more quotable quotes to the zeitgeist than a boatload of news channel pundits, politicians, or presidents–perhaps because his public time in the spotlight... read more
Man and woman arguing in front of pink and blue wall.
01/18/2019
Many of my best friends think that some of my deeply held beliefs about important issues are obviously false or even nonsense. Sometimes, they tell me so to my face. How can we still be friends? Part... read more
Group of res chess pawns and one black piece.
01/08/2019
In her new book, Dolly Chugh provides us with tips for recognizing bias and reducing its effects in ourselves and our workplaces. Are you against racism? At the same time do you find that your... read more
Laughing woman sprays unamused man with Silly String
12/20/2018
For decades, personality psychologists have noticed a striking, consistent pattern: extraverts are happier more of the time than introverts. For anyone interested in promoting wellbeing, this has... read more

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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
Anonymous (not verified)
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
Mount Fuji with pagoda in foreground
01/23/2019
A bold reminder of the courage to believe in our better natures as people is branded into the constitution of Japan. An excerpt from the consitution reads: “CHAPTER II RENUNCIATION OF WAR... read more
Many people gathered in a circle making peace sign symbol with fingers surrounding a light like the sun
01/21/2019
Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr has offered more quotable quotes to the zeitgeist than a boatload of news channel pundits, politicians, or presidents–perhaps because his public time in the spotlight... read more
Man and woman arguing in front of pink and blue wall.
01/18/2019
Many of my best friends think that some of my deeply held beliefs about important issues are obviously false or even nonsense. Sometimes, they tell me so to my face. How can we still be friends? Part... read more
Group of res chess pawns and one black piece.
01/08/2019
In her new book, Dolly Chugh provides us with tips for recognizing bias and reducing its effects in ourselves and our workplaces. Are you against racism? At the same time do you find that your... read more
Laughing woman sprays unamused man with Silly String
12/20/2018
For decades, personality psychologists have noticed a striking, consistent pattern: extraverts are happier more of the time than introverts. For anyone interested in promoting wellbeing, this has... read more
Giving Tuesday logo and leaf background
11/27/2018
Black Friday Super Sale (and small business) Saturday Cyber Monday They are all just prelude to the important one, November 27, Giving Tuesday. Tuesday, take a step back from the... 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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