Neither Averting Nor Craving in Each Moment


Accept light, sound and physical molecules. Accept this moment, without craving something else, or avoiding what’s there.

Don’t Waste Your Opportunity


Leo Babauta asks, Are you willing to make the most of the opportunities of this moment, of being human?

Five “Romantic” Phrases That Can be Relationship Red Flags

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Are you mistaking glaring red flags for endearing compliments in your relationship?

Quitting Smoking, Writing, And The Insanity Behind It All

When you quit smoking nothing else matters, not even your passions.

Former NFL Star Kendall Simmons’ Silent Struggle

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Kendall Simmons was living his NFL dream when he was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.

#87: Baltimore Man Donates Dreads to Girl who Lost Her Hair to Chemo


A Baltimore man gave a life-changing gift to the daughter of a stranger he met at the park.

Confronting My Worst Thoughts and Fears


TJ Trent says confronting your deepest darkest fears is vital to your success in business and life.

#86: Homeless Former Marine Receives Scholarship after Playing Street Piano


A viral video of a homeless veteran smashes stereotypes and results in a well-deserved chance for a new life.

Seven Beers and a Pension: Financial Freedom for the Rest of Us

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Between bringing home the bacon and winning the bread, financial burdens can be enough to unmake anyone’s sandwich. Jeremy McKeen invests heavily concerning the death of the last salesman.

#85: Cellist Was Brave Warrior for Peace during Sarajevo Bombings


With bombs exploding around him, this brave cellist honored his city’s gunned-down residents and national treasures.

#84: Boston City Councilman Implements Free Sunscreen Citywide


Boston combats skin cancer with new, free sunscreen dispensers — at no cost to taxpayers, either.

#83: Officer Sings to Toddler after Family’s Fatal Crash


A Colorado police officer comforted a toddler by singing after her family’s fatal car crash.

How to be a Rock Star at Work


TJ Trent says “Being a rock star at work is easier than you think.”

#82: Teacher Inspires Political Greatness in ESL Students


A Long Island teacher inspires political greatness and confidence in children of immigrants.

#81: Former Gambler and Businessman Creates Nature Preserve in Florida


A Florida man has spent $90 million of his personal wealth to create a nature preserve and protect threatened species of animals.

#80: High School Valedictorian Anonymously Posts Inspirational Instagram Photos of Classmates for Almost a Year


A Washington high school student surprised his classmates and raised morale with an anonymous Instagram account.