The Best Basics to Add to Your Summer Wardrobe

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Slow Down … To Enjoy Life

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At the heart of simplicity is slowing down and savoring the simple pleasures that life gives us.

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#77: Minnesota 5th Graders Befriend a Bullied Classmate

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A group of 5th grade boys prove friendship can be the most powerful anti-bullying tool ever.

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#76: Chobani CEO Pledges Half His Wealth to Help Refugees

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Chobani founder and CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, pledged last week to donate half his estimated $1.4-billion wealth to help refugees.

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The Painful Beauty of Impermanence

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If we remember the impermanence of life, perhaps we could appreciate its gentle passing with as much appreciation as a cherry blossom.

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The Hidden Power of Art

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Jonathan Delavan discusses the reasons why art holds such powerful sway over us and is thus a powerful key to one’s personal growth.

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#75: Paramedic Rescues Doctor Who Rescued Him as an Infant

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A California paramedic rescued the same doctor who saved his own life 30 years earlier.

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What is Truly Necessary? A Guide to Living Frugal

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For Leo Babauta it’s the process, not the end goal, that he enjoys.

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True Resilience is Understanding Nothing Lasts Forever

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The only way to build resilience is to accept that everything will, one day, fail.

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Why Men Need to Play

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Duncan Alldridge explores men’s inherent need for play as part of healthy masculinity.

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100 Words on Love: Future Wife

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Separated by a moment in time, we’re thinking the same thing.

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John Nash: A Reason To Hope

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Dr. Nash was more than a mathematician. He was a symbol of hope for the hopeless.

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100 Words on Love: Waking Up Happy

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I slept. I dreamt. I rose.

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#74: Teen Cellist Shares Love of Music with At-Risk Youth in Costa Rica Schools

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This talented teen proves that music has the power to cross geographic boundaries and to empower young people.

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Feeling Determined to Change

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Determined to make some big changes in your life? Here’s how to stay motivated, even on the tough days.

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#73: Heroic Irish Priest Helped Save More Than 6,500 People during WWII

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This Irish priest is an unsung hero whose work during World War II deserves greater recognition.

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