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
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

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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
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

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02/16/2015
Another Empty Hands Music collaboration between Nimo and Magical filmmaker and sister Ellie Walton to create "To My People" - an Ode to Humanity music video and song featuring dear musicians and... read more
02/16/2015
Musicians Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod brought together dozens of people from around the world to create this beautiful, heart-opening melody. Inspired by the 21-Day Gratitude Challenge, the song is... read more
02/16/2015
In this brief documentary, learn about the intention and mission behind Empty Hands Music and the Pilgrimage. From an Ivy League education to Wall street to fame and fortune as a MTV Rap star, at... read more
02/13/2015
Discovering where true problems lie is important, but it doesn't make change happen. The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction,... read more
02/13/2015
Over the past several decades, many environmental and social change efforts have come to reflect the centrality of shopping in our culture, suggesting change can be made—or is even best made—through... read more
02/13/2015
Judges ruled that corporations are people too! The Story of Citizens United v. FEC explores the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy. The movie explores the history of... read more
02/13/2015
It must benefit somebody for us to keep thinking this, but the United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally... read more
02/13/2015
Ge tin the know about climate options being proposed. The Story of Cap & Trade, released in December 2009, is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution discussed at the... read more
02/13/2015
The Story of Electronics employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage—25 million tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers, and a public left... read more

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