America & Race–The Ultimate Rorschach Test

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What do you think of race relations in America? Please share your thoughts–especially for global readers.

How to Fall Flat on Your Face and Succeed While Doing It

How to Fall by Jakub Hlavaty

Steve Spring reveals the magic of turning mistakes into positive growth.

Teach Me Patience Now, Dammit!

Teach Me Patience by Stephanus Riosetiawan

From expectation to enjoyment—how being patient can improve decisions and transform every moment we experience.

It’s All About Perspective: Seeing Life Through New Eyes is Beautiful

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Perspective is a powerful measuring stick to see how far a person has either advanced or retreated.

Did the Buddha Ever Get Depressed?

Did the Buddha by Lex McKee

In a down moment, Ty Phillips wonders if enlightenment is the antidote to sadness or a way to recognize its value and integrate it into our lives.

The Power of Perspective to Conquer Pain

The Power of Perspective by Hartwig HKD

Ty Phillips puts the immense power of perspective … in perspective.

5 Tips For Maintaining Humanity During an Overnight Stay at the Airport

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Humanity Tip #1: Don’t tell fellow travelers you hope they choke on their coffee

The Pursuit of Hope: Rediscovering Humanity for All

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Ernest Roberts believes that with a little faith, we can blur the lines between black and white.

What I Learned From My Dad About Being A Sports Fan: Perspective

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Patrick Sallee learned from his dad that there are far more important things than sports and far greater people to admire than athletes.

Reclaiming our Curiosity

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As children, we were often warned against being too curious. As adults, it is time we reclaim the beauty of this trait.

Positivity Amid My Nightmare

Shane Burcaw, Laughing at My Nightmare

Shane Burcaw is often asked, “How do you remain so positive?” For him, it involves perspective, focus, and a Crabby Jar.

Don’t Look Down on Me: A Documentary

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In an effort to raise awareness Novick has created a documentary called “Don’t Look Down on Me,” which he hopes will help people to understand what life is like for those people who are living with dwarfism.

Soliciting Variety Around Our Soapbox

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As the Internet allows confirmation bias to enhance our personal biases in ever-narrowing communities, human connection with opposing viewpoints is the key.

A Brush With Death Sharpens a Father’s Focus

A Father's Brush by TED

Singer and songwriter Ric Elias was in seat 1D on the U.S. Airways plane that belly-flopped into the Hudson. As the moment of truth approached, he remembered his most important job in life.

Public Space — How We See People Matters

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Josh Magill shares the important lesson he learned from his father many years ago.

You Say Potato and I Say Potahto — How Can We See the Same Thing So Differently?

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Sometimes you need an opposite reality to counter your own.