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Inspiration During Self isolation

A Minneapolis psychotherapist has a word of advice for those whose lives have been turned upside down by the COVID-19 crisis -- in other words, everyone. That advice is: Focus on the facts. “In a situation like self isolation,  the particular thing that can drive up...

How Time is on Your Side

According to author and artist Bridget Watson Payne, there really is enough time to do it all: the passion projects, the to-do list, or simply making time to do nothing. The—the trick is knowing how to look for it. Time: it's not the enemy; it's...

Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs

[embed]https://youtu.be/-wfwriDc4Ik[/embed] Camilla Townsend's new book, "Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs," documents the story of the Aztecs from an entirely new perspective, from the Aztecs themselves. Townsend is a Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers University and the author of numerous historical books. She...

The Power of Unplugging

 If you're looking for a powerful New Year’s resolution, Donna Freitas recommends turning your cell phone off.  Freitas is a research associate at the University of Notre Dame and the author of “The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect...

Girl Rising

  Story Transcript: Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton, and this is A Beautiful World Tanya Stone: You know, there has been so much turmoil and negativity lately, I've been looking for moments to find beauty, and I'm finding it in the voices and faces of people who are...

Gita – How an Ancient Manuscript can Help You Today

[embed]https://youtu.be/I4wvXHXmNoA[/embed] How an Ancient Transcript Can Help Today The Gita is an ancient manuscript considered by many to be one of the most renowned guides for a meditation in a development and happiness. It was written in 500 B.C. and it's said the three aspects of...

Woman Travels Across Country Searching for Acts of Kindness

[embed]https://youtu.be/CVYLGA-bJZs[/embed] Woman Travels Across Country Searching for Acts of Kindness  by Heather McElhatton Mary Latham is 32 years old, and she’s searching for acts of kindness. She’s in the middle of an epic road trip across all fifty United States, looking for acts of kindness great and...

How to Keep Going in Good Times and Bad

[embed]https://youtu.be/NN8ikje6-kY[/embed] Austin Kleon is the author of “Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad.” Despite the immense success of his previous book,  “Steal Like an Artist,” Kleon found himself struggling a few years later.He was on the verge of quitting writing...

Write a Legacy Letter – So your great grandchildren remember you

[embed]https://youtu.be/9ySIU2S4JUU[/embed] Legacy Letters [caption id="attachment_1444" align="alignright" width="300"] Suzanne Pekow Carlson, Legacy Letter Navigator[/caption] So, how many of your great grand parents can you name? We all have 8 great-grandparents, but most people can only name 2 or 3 at most. That means the odds are your great grand-children...

Jane the Death Doula

Jane Whitlock:  My husband was super duper healthy, forty-nine (years old), a marathon runner, and he got diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer and basically died after a four-month struggle. Heather McElhatton: Jane Whitlock felt physically suported by hospice staff during her husbands death, but not...