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Abundance

How to Plan a Revolution

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.18.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

How did a simple Facebook group mobilize 12 million people in 40 countries in just one month? That's exactly what Oscar Morales accomplished when, in 2008, he created a Facebook group called A Million Voices Against FARC.

Does Tech Improve Your Quality of Life?

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.16.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

Have you ever heard people say that technology is getting in the way of human interaction? Or that our high-tech, always-connected world is making us miserable? I've seen those stories too. But what they don't mention is that tech is actually contributing to our happiness.

Some Call Me Selfish

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact
Cecilie Aslaksen

Abundance, to me, is a way of living, not something you own or have. It's about who I am as a person, what values I have. And most of all it's about being thankful for the things and benefits I have, and the life I'm living.

Where's the Gold in Your Data? Turning $500,000 Into $3 Billion

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.11.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

The fact is that data are worth a lot of money. Google and Facebook built $100 billion-plus companies based on mining data. Shouldn't you?

Travel Safely: Evidence of Abundance #3

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

If you have a fear of flying, don't. The data are very clear: If you have to travel someplace, the safest way is by airplane. The increase in sensors, materials science and design capabilities are giving us a world where we are safer.

Dunbar's Number: Why Celebrity Train Wrecks Grab Your Attention

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.05.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

Millions of years ago, our brains became wired to remember about 150 people as "close friends". This is probably because early hominid tribes gathered in communities of that size. Today, this explains why an infantry company organizes around that size, and why smaller companies do better per-person than larger ones.

Evidence of Abundance #2: Maternal and Infant Mortality

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Peter Diamandis

A hundred years ago, child birth was risky and infant mortality rates were horrific. How would you feel if 30 percent of infants died? Or if 900 expectant mothers out of every 100,000 died giving birth? But thanks to technology, the reality today is far different.

It'll Be Grand

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Miriam Ava

Summer visualizes abundance. It's the magical time of year when life flows effortlessly because I'm enjoying myself thoroughly. Loving sunshine o...

Evidence of Abundance #1: More Leisure, Less Work

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.30.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

Is technology making you work harder? Or giving you more time off? Seriously, it feels like it's enabling me to work around the clock! Heck, I'm writing this email at 37,000 feet on a Virgin America flight from DC to LA at 11 p.m. ET. So that being said, I want to share the actual DATA with you about Work vs. Leisure.

Pennies From Heaven and Plums That Fall From the Sky: What a Wonderful World It Is

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

Is goodness tossed at me every day, all day long, and if it is, how often do I miss it, step over it or look past it? Regardless of my state of mind, every time I do stop and see a plum on our walkway, I feel as though someone has given me a gift.

The Abundance Mindset

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.20.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

Your mindset matters. It affects everything -- from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress...

What's Your Financial Type? Take This Quiz

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 06.23.2014 | Money
Judith Orloff MD

Money can bring out your most fearful self or your largest heart. Which one you surrender to changes everything. How do you do this?

How Good Can You Stand It?

Allan Hunkin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Allan Hunkin

What is your current level of self-esteem? Is it helping or hindering you in moving you closer to your goals and dreams? People often use the words "...

Get Rich With These 3 Tips

Heather Strang | Posted 06.05.2014 | Money
Heather Strang

As it so turns out, being rich isn't bad at all. In fact, I've discovered that true spiritual alignment means living one's soul's purpose and when you're truly living your soul's purpose you are rich -- like cash money rich.

Overcome Your Financial Fears

Erin Cox | Posted 05.30.2014 | Money
Erin Cox

It's entirely possible to become financially savvy even if you never have before. This is something I can personally attest to despite the challenges I even face.

Do You Feel Stuck? Why King Kong Climbed the Empire State Building

Kat Bern | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

The same way you can't see the rooftops from the ground, it might not be easy to appreciate life fully if we're stuck seeing the world from one point of view. Start looking at things from a new angle and you're bound to feel appreciation and abundance. After all, we become what we perceive.

The Power of You: One Size Really Doesn't Fit All

Ayelet Baron | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Please celebrate yourself and what you bring to the world. The label may read "one size fits all" but in reality, you are powerful in whatever size and shape you come in. Throw away the label and the expectations and do the hard work for your own peace of mind.

Drones Overhead, Seeing Everything, Always: Inside Google and Facebook's Latest Acquisitions

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

Imagine a fleet of drones, overhead, out of sight, tens of thousands of feet in the sky. Imagine those drones being powered by sunlight -- effectively aerial satellites that are orbiting constantly, never having to touch down for fuel. Now imagine thousands of them with cameras and radio repeaters on board.

Average Is Over. Abundance Is Not.

Robert E. Johnson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Education
Robert E. Johnson

In the business of higher education, we must educate students for jobs that may not yet exist to solve problems not yet known.

From $2M to $2B in 18 Months: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Oculus VR

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

As I'm sure you've already read, Facebook recently acquired Oculus Virtual Reality for $2 billion. This is a huge deal... and here's why.

Yoga and Financial Balance

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

It wasn't until I did my first 30-day yoga challenge that I began to realize how interconnected my yoga practice was to my career as a Financial Advisor.

Success Is Abundance Within

Maaretta Tukiainen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maaretta Tukiainen

In my life as a TV boss, I had an abundance of power -- or that's what people thought I had. That's what they wanted to meet me for. Of course, all I had was an image of power in their heads, nothing more. Real power is rooted somewhere much deeper.

Yoga and Baseball: 108 Degrees of Harmonic Convergence

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Spring and baseball. Baseball and Spring. They arrive together just as surely as winter and spring converge at the vernal equinox.

Women, Wealth, and Abundance

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Ladies, it's time to take charge. It's time to change our mindset from one of limiting beliefs to one of abundance. It's time to move from complacency to action.

There Are Many Ways to Say 'I Love You'

Judith Johnson | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

The best ways to say "I love you" rise out of simply paying attention and allowing creative expressions to emerge from your heart. The very best ones touch the other person's heart -- the gift is authentically received.