Blue Zones: How to live to be 100+

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To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. A long healthy life begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. If you adopt the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are you may live up to a decade longer. So what’s the formula for success? National Geographic Explorer, researcher and writer Dan Buettner has been traveling with teams of researchers across the globe to uncover the secrets…read more

Imagining the Future: The Transformation of Humanity

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In this landmark talk, Peter Diamandis shares how we are rapidly heading towards a human-scale transformation, the next evolutionary step into what he calls a “Meta-Intelligence,” a future in which we are all highly connected — brain to brain via the cloud — sharing thoughts, knowledge and actions. He highlights the 4 driving forces as well as the 4 steps that is transforming humanity. Peter Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also…read more

You Are the Space – A Guided Meditation

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Close your eyes and simply breathe. Notice quality of your breathing. You’re not changing it, you’re just noticing it and letting it be. If thoughts arise, return attention to your body. Scan your body head to toe, noticing all of the sensations in your body, the places where you are tight and holding tension Just feel the sensations. Let go of judging and analyzing and simply allow it to be. With your awareness we are unconditionally loving this moment. As you bring attention to your body and your breath, your…read more

How Do We Break The Habit Of Excessive Thinking?

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Eckhart Tolle, one of the most highly respected and acclaimed spiritual teachers of our time, explores the powerful addiction to thinking, offering a handful of ways to put a stop to thoughts and choose presence instead. Eckhart Tolle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Power of Now (translated into 33 languages) and the highly acclaimed follow-up A New Earth, which are widely regarded as two of the most influential spiritual books of our time. Eckhart’s profound yet simple teachings have already helped countless people throughout…read more

How to let altruism be your guide

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What is altruism? Put simply, it’s the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life. There has long been an assumption in psychology, economics and evolution that man is essentially selfish. But during the last 30 years, new scientific insights have shown that genuine altruism does exist and can be extended beyond our kin to our fellow human beings…read more

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

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What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. Robert Waldinger is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and Zen priest. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and directs the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest-running studies of adult life ever done. The Study…read more

The Heart’s Intuitive Intelligence: A path to personal, social and global coherence

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The Spiritual Heart — is in a way a little like a smart phone, invisibly connecting us to a large network of information. It is through an unseen energy that the heart emits that humans are profoundly connected to all living things. The energy of the heart literally links us to each other. Every person’s heart contributes to a ‘collective field environment.’ This short video explains the importance of this connection and how we each add to this collective energy field. The energetic field of the heart even connects us…read more

Bold & Abundant Thinking

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We live in a world of increasingly expanding abundance. Genius Network Member, Peter H. Diamandis is a Greek-American engineer, physician, and entrepreneur best known for being the founder and chairman of the X PRIZE Foundation and the co-founder and chairman of Singularity University. It’s time to play the game with purpose so you can get everything you ever imagined in life and in business! Here are some of the points discussed in Dr. Peter Diamandis’ Presentation on having a BOLD and Abundance Mindset: Evidence Of Abundance: Why we are working less, increasing our standard of living, reducing poverty,…read more

The habits of happiness

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What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.

Ten keys to a happier living

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Everyone’s path to happiness is different. Based on the latest research, the Action for Happiness movement has identified 10 Keys to Happier Living that consistently tend to make life happier and more fulfilling. Together they spell “GREAT DREAM”. The Ten Keys to Happier Living are based on a review of the latest research from psychology and related fields. Everyone’s path to happiness is different, but the evidence suggests these Ten Keys consistently tend to have a positive impact on people’s happiness and well-being. The first five keys (GREAT) are about how we interact…read more