Alone

v A film by Andrea Dorfman. Video from KarmaTube The pandemic has created a situation where we need to find ways to be comfortable being with ourselves. This charming video illustrates the path to the happy wholesomeness of being alone. Tanya Davis recites her poem about the ways of solitude, gently cataloging all the places…

Art sculpture

When times are stressful, I think it is important to find time to be creative. Why? When we are being creative or problem-solving we activate our conscious mind and in the process we also are able to reconnect with our authentic nature. I would like to share this short video with you today because the…

Mr. Happy Man

Video from KarmaTube I love this video, because it reminds me of how the simple things of life can make a huge difference. For six hours each day, Bermuda’s Johnny Barnes stands at a busy traffic intersection telling all who pass that he loves them. His delight and sincerity are infectious, and the people of…

Playing for Change

Video from KarmaTube This inspiring and uplifting video illustrates how through simple action and the sharing of ourselves we can collectively make a difference in the world. In this video, musicians from around the world came together in song to speak up for equality and social justice for all. Whether they were performing from backyards,…

The Breakfast Club

Video from KarmaTube This video was a great reminder to me of our human need to give and receive kindness. It also reminded me of how the simplest act can make a huge difference especially in challenging times. Follow the story of a group of 8th graders that decided to undertake an experiment of doing…

Repair Cafe

Our world is currently showing signs of being crushed from over consumption. This depressing situation has been the source of anxiety for many for quite a long time. At the same time a woman in Amsterdam came up with a novel solution. She called it the repair café. Once a month her coffee shop provides…

The World

Video from KarmaTube This uplifting video reminded me that we do have the power to change the world in a positive way. Over the course of the pandemic school year all 500 students from Clarksville Elementary School in Indiana worked with their music teacher to create this heartwarming music video to showcase their talents and…

Sand Dancer

Creativity once again serves as an antidote for the harshness of life as it tries to erode love and joy from our daily existence. As the morning tide recedes at a beach near Christchurch, New Zealand, Peter Donnelly arrives to go to work. Peter, the Sand Dancer, with a simple stick and a rake (and…

Flowers

Video from KarmaTube This beautiful short video, animated by Azuma Makoto, is a great reminder of the interconnectedness of all life and the continuous cycles of life that endure, even in the most challenging times. Every day nature reminds us of the strength and frailty of life. Though it is our willingness to be present…