04/02/2020
YOUR PRAYER IS WHEREVER YOU SEND YOUR BREATH AND INTENTION. These are unprecedented times for all of us. We need to act now: to serve, to support the collective and to help those in need. We also... read more
Woman sitting on ground next to sign THIS IS MY HAPPY PLACE
03/30/2020
Our emotional well-being can benefit the people around us. Friday, March 20, happened to be the International Day of Happiness, but people around the world feel anything but happy right now. Many... read more
Woman lying in fetal position with iPad tablet
03/24/2020
A lot has changed in the last days. I am getting more and more hopeful for humanity in some ways. Seeing yoga instructors doing free courses online, meditation apps being given away for free... read more
Close up of elephant looking at camera
03/20/2020
During this time of uncertainty and fear, we want to highlight a few ways that we can help each other and the animals we care about, without putting anyone at risk. Sadly all of the Animal... read more
PLAN A binder in trash with PLAN B binder in foreground
03/17/2020
“There is no normal. There’s only change and resistance to it and then more change.” ~Meryl Streep CHANGE IS HERE TO STAY Once we accept that change is a constant in our lives, it becomes... read more
Woman outdoors breathing in fresh air
03/12/2020
Crises bring out either the best in people or the worst. There’s no middle ground. Whether it’s a natural disaster like a hurricane, or in this case a medical disaster like the COVID-19 pandemic,... read more
Jumbled pile of "I VOTED" stickers
02/11/2020
For far too long, the accepted wisdom among scholars of politics has been that the interests of the individual and the interests of society are not in harmony when it comes to voting. The American... read more
Black and white shot of two hands gently touching fingertips
02/06/2020
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The human touch is one that has literally been a subconscious part of us since we have been in existence. As a matter of fact, it is practically impossible to not come in physical contact with people... read more
Painted signs pointing to all points in the world on pole
01/27/2020
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When we travel, we do it to experience new things, explore exciting destinations, and share an adventure with our friends. While traveling enriches our lives and broadens our horizons, we still need... read more

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Close up of elephant looking at camera
03/20/2020
During this time of uncertainty and fear, we want to highlight a few ways that we can help each other and the animals we care about, without putting anyone at risk. Sadly all of the Animal... read more
PLAN A binder in trash with PLAN B binder in foreground
03/17/2020
“There is no normal. There’s only change and resistance to it and then more change.” ~Meryl Streep CHANGE IS HERE TO STAY Once we accept that change is a constant in our lives, it becomes... read more
Woman outdoors breathing in fresh air
03/12/2020
Crises bring out either the best in people or the worst. There’s no middle ground. Whether it’s a natural disaster like a hurricane, or in this case a medical disaster like the COVID-19 pandemic,... read more
Jumbled pile of "I VOTED" stickers
02/11/2020
For far too long, the accepted wisdom among scholars of politics has been that the interests of the individual and the interests of society are not in harmony when it comes to voting. The American... read more
Black and white shot of two hands gently touching fingertips
02/06/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
The human touch is one that has literally been a subconscious part of us since we have been in existence. As a matter of fact, it is practically impossible to not come in physical contact with people... read more
Painted signs pointing to all points in the world on pole
01/27/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
When we travel, we do it to experience new things, explore exciting destinations, and share an adventure with our friends. While traveling enriches our lives and broadens our horizons, we still need... read more
Many people gathered in a circle making peace sign symbol with fingers surrounding a light like the sun
01/15/2020
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
Shelter dog being pet through a cage
01/08/2020
When someone needs help, what is your first impulse? Has “ethics [become] a luxury as the speed of our daily lives increases”? This is one of the implications that John M. Darley and C. Daniel... read more
Upset woman at computer holds her head
12/19/2019
Imagine you’re a lecturer teaching a celebrated novel that features violent scenes – say, F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (1925). It transpires that one of your students has... read more

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09/29/2015
SNACKS - BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION Some manners wouldn't hurt ya! Please and thank you are worth the effort. A great short from values.com, the Foundation for a Better Life. About The... read more
09/29/2015
SNACKS — BITE-SIZED PORTIONS OF INSPIRATION Sportsmanship. The easiest choice doesn't imply it is the best choice. Great moment from values.com, the Foundation for a Better Life.... read more
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

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