Music is indeed, the only Universal language. Be amazed by this magical performance of Gustav Mahler’s 6th Symphony (scroll to the 6th movement at 1: 30:00 if you want the shortcut version) by the Lucerne Festival Orcherstra, conducted by Claudio Abbado. Truly music of peace:-)
Some great takeaways in this short video of Wildfit Founder, Eric Edmeades.
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about choice. Enjoy!
“Becoming aware of my character defects leads me naturally to the next step of blaming my parents,” one woman quips.
Benjamin Franklin didn’t feel that way. Becoming aware of his character defects led him to something quite remarkable. He exercised what author J. Martin Kohe calls YOUR GREATEST POWER — your power to choose.
Franklin noticed that he had difficulty getting along with people. He tended to argue too much. He had trouble making and keeping friends. So he made a choice. He chose to examine his own personality and make a list of what he considered undesirable personality traits. (It’s not known if other people helped him make this list.) Read more
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about attitudes. Enjoy!
Have you heard of the A-B-C method of managing your attitude? It’s simple and effective.
“A” stands for the “Activating Event.” Let’s say you get stuck in raffic. The traffic jam is the activating event.
“B” stands for your “Belief System.” You believe that traffic is only getting worse and you’ll have more and more days like this ahead.
“C” stands for the “Consequence of the Event.” You become angry. You want to honk your horn. Your stomach is tied in knots and you bang the dashboard with your fist. Read more
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about giving. Enjoy!
You may have learned the importance of saving money. And you may have learned how to spend it wisely. But, have you learned the value of giving some of it away? Sharing is an important part of a whole and happy life. And it is a practice that can give back great joy and satisfaction as you make it a part of your regular routine.
I like the story of the chicken and the pig. A chicken and a pig were walking down a street when they spotted a colorful billboard depicting a breakfast plate of eggs and bacon. The chicken stopped to admire the advertisement and said proudly to the pig: “Doesn’t that picture make you happy? Doesn’t it feel good to be able to give to folks that way?” Read more
National Film Board of Canada synopsis:This stop-motion animated film takes viewers on an exhilarating existential journey into the fully imagined, tactile world of Madame Tutli-Putli. As she travels alone on the night train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past, she faces both the kindness and menace of strangers. Finding herself caught up in a desperate metaphysical adventure, adrift between real and imagined worlds, Madame Tutli-Putli confronts her demons.
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about living life fully. Enjoy!
A police car pulled up in front of an older woman’s house, and her husband climbed out. The polite policeman explained that “this elderly gentleman” said that he was lost in the park and couldn’t find his way home.
“How could it happen?” asked his wife. “You’ve been going to that park for over 30 years! How could you get lost?” Read more
Be inspired by this absolutely beautiful and Award-Winning CGI animated short film by talented animation filmmaker and composer, Evan Viera!
Be inspired by this beautiful, message-laden, video from New Zealand!
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about being present. Enjoy!
A delightful story is told about a young man who applied for a job as a telegraph operator. He answered an ad in the newspaper and went to the telegraph office to await an interview. Though he knew Morse Code and was qualified in every other way, seven other applicants were also waiting in the large, noisy office.
He saw customers coming and going and heard a telegraph clacking away in the background. He also noticed a sign on the receptionist’s counter instructing applicants to fill out a form and wait to be summoned to an inner office for an interview. He filled out the form and sat down to wait. Read more