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A Steady Diet of Wonder and Awe

David Bennett | Posted 10.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David Bennett

As the hot days on the beach are past and autumn air is becoming crisp, we may have lost our sense of awe. A new steady diet of wonder can help. Not l...

Einstein's Secret of Productivity

James Altucher | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
James Altucher

A producer at [well known television show] said to me, "Whatever you do - don't ever ever say 'I don't know'. If you say that, we'll never ask you bac...

Education in a Child's Best Interest

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Tony Wagner is an educator's educator and should be the hero of every parent whose child is going through the American education system. A former high...

Curiosity Does Not Always Kill The Cat

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
Sar Haribhakti

I was just too curious. I had to get to know him. I needed to know why he did what he did. So I sent him an email to learn more about him. I was not a writer at the time. I have always sucked at it. I still do. But, I was curious to learn how a biology major becomes an active entrepreneur with a media business.

6 Surprising Benefits Of Curiosity

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 10.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

"Why?" That's the question parents and teachers both dread and love to hear from kids. We dread it because, well, sometimes we don't know the answer -- or we're too lazy or harried to come up with a good one. But we usually do our best, understanding that curiosity is key to learning.

5 Ways to Cultivate Curiosity, Courage, and Creativity in the Workplace

Todd Kashdan | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Todd Kashdan

Something is killing curiosity in the American workplace -- and if nothing is done to reverse the trend, the real casualty will be innovation.

Curiosity: An Appetite of the Mind and a Gift to Cherish

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Curiosity is an appetite of the mind that pervades the animal kingdom, a quality to encourage and nurture because it enhances our human condition and benefits future generations.

Why Instagramming Will Make You Happier, According To Science

Greater Good Science Center | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a sum...

5 Lessons Hogwarts Teaches Us on How to Create the Ideal Learning Environment

Pam Allyn | Posted 10.06.2015 | Education
Pam Allyn

Young Muggles around the world hold their breath before opening their mailboxes, waiting for the day a snow-flecked owl will deliver their acceptance ...

What Does A Foolish 21 Year Old Know? Graduate With A Major First

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Don't know much about how traditional networking works. That sounds complex to me. For that, definitely seek out the right networking gurus. All I know and need to know is give, give, give and you shall get. A lot.

4 Steps to Connect With Your #Teen

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 10.07.2016 | Parents
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

What if we replaced the word "talk" with "get curious"? What would it be like to say to parents: "Hey parents, get curious with your teens." When we are curious we are open, we are interested, we learn, we listen and we understand. Isn't that what we are asking parents to do in order to support their teens?

Imagination: Unlimited and Unfolding...

Debbie Davis | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Debbie Davis

When we stretch our imagination to think about where we are today, and where we may go: Then, and only then, do we begin to realize our true potential...

Curator Of TED Reveals The Key To Giving A Great Talk

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.30.2015 | OWN

Since 2002, Chris Anderson has been at the helm of one of the most influential ideas platforms of this era. TED conferences, through their 18-minute T...

The Gift My Child Gave to Me

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 09.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Cabot

We possess a direct knowing that a happy heart is the tonic for life. Growing becomes an external pursuit of happiness, marked by a daunting pull of never enough, do more, work more, be something different.

11 YouTube Channels Every Science Nerd Should Follow

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 09.17.2015 | Science

Yes, YouTube is full of cat videos and vine compilations. But it's also chock full of fun and educational science videos--if you know where to look. A...

5 Keys to Living Life Like a Zen Master

Howard Falco | Posted 09.15.2016 | Religion
Howard Falco

Who doesn't want to learn to handle life with the grace of a saint and the creative power of a Zen Master? Who doesn't want to deal with all the ups and downs each day with an inner calm and sense of peace that can be maintained no matter what one is facing?

Curiosity Saved The Cat

Jamie Flook | Posted 09.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jamie Flook

Be curious. Ask not only how things are the way they are but why? If a child asks how an apple falls from the tree, we tell them it is gravitational forces pulling it to the floor.

5 Habits of Leaders Who Create Change

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 09.04.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

For the first time ever, we have a younger generation that has access to as much or more information than the one before it. Older generations can no ...

Schools for Sustainability Inc. Praises Stanley and the Green Technology Team

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 08.28.2016 | Education
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Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Stanley Dorsainville. His captivating personal journey and commitment to human rights have driven him to accomplish quite astounding feats before the age of 26.

Mars Rover Just Snapped An Awe-Inspiring New Selfie

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.21.2015 | Science

Here's a new image of the Mars Curiosity rover looking like a conquering hero on an alien world. This selfie released by NASA on Thursday is actually...

What A Producer Learned From One Of LA's Most Polarizing Police Chiefs

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.14.2015 | OWN

Brian Grazer may be an Oscar-winning Hollywood producer, but first and foremost, he is a man devoted to exploring his curiosity. For the past 30 years...

How Do Parents Politicize Their Children?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.07.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do we give our children the ability to think critically, politically? I had the opportunity to hear two very different conversations that showed me how parents politicize their kids.

Enabling 'The Martian'

Chris Carberry | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science
Chris Carberry

The Martian has emerged at a significant juncture in our nation's space program. After over 50 years of talking about sending humans to Mars, momentum is finally building for humanity to actually achieve that goal.

Lust for Celebrity Gossip: It Isn't "Worship"

Peggy Payne | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Peggy Payne

Dare to show even the tiniest spark of interest in royal babies or movie star divorces or Olympic decathlete gender identity and you're likely to be scorned for engaging in "celebrity worship." This is wrong. It isn't worship. Got that, you high-minded righteous pious scoffers?

Accessing Your Vitality and Your Creative Genius With Curiosita!

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Your Health Destiny Meets How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Series! You may not know this about me, but aside from studying medicine, meditation, e...