Now 88 years old, Hazel McCallion is an inspiration and proof positive that we are never too old to achieve our goals! Hazel McCallion is the mayor of Mississauga Ontario, Canada’s sixth largest city. She has been the mayor of Mississauga for 31 years. Affectionately called “Hurricane Hazel”, at 85 years old, she was easily […]
It’s not just the talk of weather forecasters and naysayers. The weather, and the amount of light we see, really can affect our moods.
Every day we live presents us with new challenges. These challenges are opportunities for growth. How we face our challenges and what we learn from them will ultimately define our character.
Have you spent your life learning to be happy or unhappy? This TED video shows you how to recognize the patterns of unhappiness and how to learn how to be happy.
Nature quite simply has a way of making all of that chaotic energy melt away when we begin to embrace, reconnect and appreciate the peaceful and healing qualities to be found there.
Impulse for change is our intuition telling us that we want more from our lives. However, impulses are fleeting by nature and thus do not last. Without seizing the opportunity when it arises, our natural tendency is to let these impulses fade and keep our old patterns alive despite our desire for change.
If you are relying on the destination to provide you with that happiness, you will ultimately be disappointed and often feel the sting of self-doubt.
We have at our fingertips a way to communicate almost instantly with anyone we know. We have no excuse not to reach out to encourage others.
When life throws you an unexpected obstacle that forces you to rethink your entire life, it can definitely leave you feeling at a loss and potentially depressed. Depending on how you choose to look at the situation, it can be a devastating, life-altering problem or an amazing opportunity for growth.
Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions – motion, speech, self-awareness – shut down one by one. This is an astonishing story of a remarkable woman! About Jill Bolte Taylor About TED.COM Originally posted at synaptici.com January 29, […]