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John Oliver Gets Booed By Stephen Colbert's Audience Over Donald Trump Prediction
“I definitely don’t have that kind of optimism," the British TV host told Stephen Colbert.
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Transgender Military Personnel In Limbo Over Trump's Ban Plan Speak Out
By David Crary, AP
“We have optimism that we’re going to win the war,” one activist said.
Donald Trump's Motivational Tweet About Meeting 'Every Day With Optimism' Goes Awry
"A rich man's mantra," one Twitter user dubbed Trump's quote.
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45 Ways To Be Happier Instantly
No bad vibes here.
How to Stay Optimistic When The World Feels Scary
Mindfulness Teacher, Author of The Joy Plan
2. Get angry. This may seem like strange advice from a mindfulness teacher, but anger is more proactive than fear. Like fear
A Conversation With Willie Nelson, Part II: Living in the Promised Land
Robert Scheer has built a reputation for strong social and pol...
Adapted from Truthdig.com. Listen to the first part of the conversation here. "So you're not for building walls?" Scheer
CULTURE & ARTS
Introducing The Porch Light Profiles
Although "Porch Light People" are a part of all walks of life, I'm going to begin by focusing on artists. For me, it's easiest
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Advice That Works for Anyone
Disaster Avoidance Expert and Social Entrepreneur
GPS FOR THE SOUL
One Woman's Life in Discovery
Barbara A. Bernard
I am fascinated with the human story. My intent is to support ...
Why Great Product Managers Are Optimistic Realists
Brian de Haaff
Co-founder and CEO of Aha! — the world's #1 roadmap software
The most successful leaders function with a healthy dose of forward-thinking optimism and down-to-earth realism. They look
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Why I Am Hopeful
I do empathize that both parties have failed large swaths of the population for many years, causing a deep desire for change
Don't Be Afraid. Be Loud!
Activist, Blogger, Earthseed Shaper
Whatever you think of the neoliberal alternative offered by the Democrats, next year we will have a President who has denied climate change and who may withdraw our country from the Paris climate agreement, which was barely adequate to begin with.
How To Be Happy Now in Three Simple Steps
The third rule: Live in peace with unresolved problems. Gratitude is the art of being thankful. It can be honed just as any
Life is Good...Mostly
Humor Columnist. Mother of twin teens. Recovering minivan owne...
From there, it mushrooms into recognizing all the good that has come into my life--all the people for whom I am thankful
Presuming Good Intentions
Chronologically: Writer, Teacher, Yogi, Mom
Even those who don’t go to yoga may have heard this bit of yoga lingo, “Namaste.” I have heard yoga teachers translate this
Who Is Attracted to Inspiring Media?
The Greater Good Science Center
Based at the University of California, Berkeley
In a second study of over 500 undergraduate students, the same researchers found that people attracted to moving and meaningful
Breathtaking: Finding The Beauty In This Breathless Life
Musician, teacher, writer, and founder of Breathe Bravely
This life I've been gifted? It's breathtaking. When I think of my life it's truly breathtaking, but it is not the life-stealing
Discovery and Adventure - I Dare You to Reinvent Your Life!
Chief Reinventor @ TheReinventionExchange.com and President of...
I've heard from a lot of friends and colleagues lately who aren't where they want to be in life. I'm glad I'm their friend and that I have chance to help give them strength and perspective to remind them of who they are.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist In No Acute Distress -- Episode 29: The Sun Comes Up
Author, architect, person with Parkinson's
A few days after my Parkinson's diagnosis in 2009, I scanned my shelves for a book to take on a family road trip to Los Angeles and randomly plucked one a friend had passed on to me a several years earlier.
Resolving To Stand For Our Children's Future
President Emeritus, Wheelock College
Look around, and you'll find much happening to be excited and hopeful about, "regular" citizens acting on behalf of us all
How To Start Turning Life's Lemons Into Lemonade
Sarah Herstich, LCSW
Self-Love, Body Image & Eating Disorder Therapist
Life. It can be tough. It's easy, at times automatic, to look at the world with your glass half empty. Every day you're challenged
The Surprising Upside to Negative Thinking
A wellness website dedicated to mindful living
To prevent that from happening, try these four surprising tips to keep a realistically bright, if not sunny, outlook. By
Healthy Inspiration: Being Pumped And Practical
Business coach, speaker, podcast host and lifestyle entrepreneur
Inspiration. Motivation. Optimism. While all three can be essential to moving forward, especially for those that are entrepreneurial-minded, it's equally or more important to be aware that inspiration overload without a solid foundation, i.e., an actual plan for success, can be dangerous.
Pessimism Is Rife, Optimism Naive. What's Left?
Best-selling author of Age of Discovery
Optimism or pessimism? Either stance can be backed by solid argument, but we argue that neither suits the Renaissance age we live in so much as a third frame: activism.
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