Month: December 2009
You Have No Idea How Amazing You Are
Do you have any idea how many millions of years of amazing events it took to create you?
You Have No Idea How Powerful You Are
Fill Your Imagination up With Some Wild Truth
The Smartest Perspective Yet on 2012, by Stan Grof
Fill Your Imagination up With Some Raw Beauty
The paintings of Wassily Kandinsky
Fill Your Imagination up With Some Smart Optimism
Positive Psychology Is the new Frontier, by Martin Seligman
Generosity Is Cool, Hip, and Awesome
Survival of the Kindest: Researchers challenge the idea that human beings are wired to be selfish.
As Darwin long ago surmised, sympathy is our strongest instinct.
No, the Scientists Don’t Have Everything Figured out Yet
The Mysterious Hexagram on Saturn
People Unknown to You Are Working Behind the Scenes to Create a Better World
What if You Could Reduce Your Suffering by Half?
What happens to you is so impossibly good that there is no way the sum of your good deeds and strivings on this earth could ever possibly have warranted such beautiful fulfillment.
Do You Have the Discipline to Tune Into the Beauty and Truth?
I think the press, including TV journalism, has an ethical responsibility, a
sacred responsibility, a service mission . . . to make good news just as
entertaining (as we’ve made sexy the violence).
— Marianne Williamson
Stare the Glory Right in the Face
How Much Are You Willing to Spend to Be Happy?
Maybe There Are Strategies for Cultivating Happiness That You Haven’t Tried Yet
People Are Working Behind the Scenes to Improve Your World
What’s the Opposite of Muckraking? Digging up the Good News
There’s lots of good news out there. It’s just underreported. The violent crime rate has declined 50 percent since 1993. Every 24 hours, 200 million people make love on this planet. Levels of literacy and education and freedom are steadily growing everywhere. The world has become dramatically more peaceful since 1992, with wars, coup d’etats, and acts of genocide having declined by 40 percent. Check out the sites listed here.