Heal the World

Neil deGrasse Tyson – The Most Human Activity from The Inspiration Journey on Vimeo. As I watched this wonderful video from astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as he gives parents some simple advice on how to encourage children’s interest in science, the thought that dashed through my brain was: This is also the way to heal…

How Stress Affects the Brain

This short video explains how continuous stress can change your brain’s size, structure and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes. It also talks about how movement, meditation and the use of the breath can reduce continuous stress so we can diminish its negative impact on both our body and mind.…

The Odd Couple

This short and touching video reminds me of both the importance of connection and the importance of looking beyond our fear, prejudices and differences to find meaningful and love filled connections. If Tara and Bella can look past their immense differences and create a loving and trust filled relationship, then maybe we can too. All…

Contact With the Sacred

Contact with the Sacred from Katie Teague on Vimeo. When your stress levels rise and the world seems to be in a state of constant upheaval I think it is important to remember the power of connecting with the sacred everyday. What I am referring to here is the wonder of nature that surrounds us…

Educate the Heart

  Poet and author Shane Koyczan narrates this poignant short video from the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education on the importance of educating children’s hearts as well as their minds. This is important to remember, especially in this time of great upheaval, because while children need knowledge to prepare them for life, they also…

Circles

Circles in the Sand from LightCurve on the Road – Fousie on Vimeo. This lovely video reminded me of the many ways we can make a difference in the world. We don’t need a lot of money, or even a lot of time to add a little love, joy, and beauty to the world. Unfortunately,…

Scribble with Your Body

In this short video, Paula Byrne, worldwide teacher of transformational dance, shares how movement gets us under the radar of our minds and deep into ourselves. When we listen with deep curiosity to our bodies, we shift from our subconscious reactive mind into our conscious problem solving mind and become grounded in the present moment.…