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A 21-day challenge to change your mental attitude (worth doing)

It all starts with becoming aware. In the rush of our everyday responsibilities, is not unusual that we start taking for granted many of the amazing things that surround us. There is much scientific research on the connection between gratitude and happiness, and how appreciating what we have instead of focusing on what we lack […]

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fascinating happiness articles and inspirational stories
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A Father and His Autistic Son Bring the Power of Music to the Homeless

As part of our mission to spread stories of random acts of kindness, we want to share Pauly’s Project. Paul Avila tells that when he was young he would go with his mother to Los Angeles’ skid row to bring food and clothes for his uncle, and that during his life, he never forgot how […]

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7 things everyone should do in the morning

The way we start our day makes a huge difference to our productivity, energy and mood throughout the day. Here are 7 rituals that, if you stick to them, will change drastically your days. 1. Wake up early And early means 7am or even earlier. If you can do 6:00, even better. Sure it won’t […]

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Alan Watts on Life and Success [Video]

Alan Watts was a fascinating 20th Century philosopher who brought Eastern philosophy to the West and put under judgement our society’s idea of success. In his speech about Life and Music, he talks about the Western idea of happiness and success, and shows how our society encourages us to pursue professional success rather than personal […]

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First things First: A Metaphor for Life

A professor stood before a philosophy class holding an empty jar. As the students took their seats, he started to fill the jar with golf balls. He showed it to them and asked if it was full. All the students agreed that it was. Then he grabbed a bag of pebbles and poured them in […]

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Uplifting stories: the homeless man, his dog, and the helper

In an earlier article, we showed the scientifically-backed reasons why being kind can make us happy. We found research that states that kindness is contagious and if more acts of kindness were shown in the media, people would start to respond and be kinder. Challenge accepted 🙂 A few days ago we came across the story […]

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Despite life’s ups and downs, make an effort to live it to the fullest [Video]

There is a saying that “you cannot control the ocean, but you can learn to surf the waves”, which we think is absolutely true. There are things in life which are beyond our power to control, and the only acceptable choice we have is to face them, learn from them, and move on. But life […]

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4 signs that show you are INDEED your worst enemy

It’s me who is my enemy. Me who beats me up. Me who makes the monsters. Me who strips my confidence. ~Paula Cole, “Me,” This Fire Are you FOR yourself or AGAINST yourself? As much as we would love to blame external factors for not having the life we wish for, the fact is that […]

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3 inspiring and awakening videos to watch and rewatch

Because videos speak louder than words, today we want to share 3 truly inspiring short speeches that we’ve seen recently and will change your life. The first one has to do with our strength as human beings, our fears and our passions. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition”, we can hear Steve […]

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