Connection

Making a difference in the world or in someone’s life doesn’t require a lot of money or even a lot of time. It only requires us to “show-up,” and touch another person’s life in a positive manner. Walking on the beach looking for answers one day, Megan Murphy realized that every time she found a…

Kindness

This heart touching short video reminded me of the power of a simple act of kindness. During these very challenging times, I feel this is important to remember. I also feel it is important to not only remember the power of kindness, but to find ways to activate and utilize the power of kindness as…

Empathy vs. Sympathy

In this short animated video, Dr. Brene Brown reminds us of both the importance of a deep authentic connection and how it differs from sympathy. I feel this is really important to remember during this time of great global challenge, because as Dr. Brown explains; sympathy places another person’s problems at a distance from us,…

Music is a Gift

This is one of my favorite videos because it is a wonderful reminder of the difference that one person can make and what many of our leading scientists and spiritual leaders have been telling us for centuries–our thoughts and emotions affect our biology! When we are living a life that makes us happy we feel…

You can make a difference!

  This short video talks about how childhood trauma changes the brain. It also talks about how one secure attachment with a daycare provider, preschool teacher, or other adult in a child’s life, even if there are no secure attachments in the home, also changes the brain and can give a child a seed for…

Healing the world

Michael Jackson Tribute – Heal The World – Child Prodigy Cover | Maati Baani from Swapnil Patole (Sr.Colorist) on Vimeo. This wonderful video reminds me that even in the darkest moments healing is possible—especially from our children. Nirali Kartik and Kartik Shah of Maati Baani, brought together 45 child prodigies from across the globe to…

The Bench

The Bench from Cameron Burnett on Vimeo. This short video is a wonderful reminder of how the simplest action can make a difference in another person’s life. Many of us have lives that are overly busy and filled with too much stress, but imagine the difference we could make in the world if each of…

Listen With Our Heart

When my son was young I spent many an hour watching Mister Rogers with him. I loved Mister Roger’s slow and easy manner, his clear intention to instill great values, and strong self-esteem in young minds. I also loved seeing the many wonderful ways he conveyed his core statements: “There is only one you!” “I…

Making a Difference

Neo-natal kittens need 24 hour care, because they need to be fed every few hours. The animal shelter didn’t have 24-hour, around-the-clock staff to care for these neo-natal kittens, but an ingenious solution was hatched that brought love, joy, and purpose back into many senior citizens lives. This video is a beautiful and touching account…