Want to be happy? Be grateful (Click for Video)
The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, being grateful. Source
Band of brothers rally around boy, 6, to stop teasing (Click for Video)
Some young boys from Bridgewater, Massachusetts show they are truly wise beyond their years when they rally around a boy who was being teased. Source
Giving $100 to Homeless People (Click for Video)
There is good in the world. The generous guys at Give Back Films have produced this video in which they give away $100 to random homeless people in Salt Lake City. According to their facebook bio, Kyle and Josh have been fortunate to be in a better position than many others, so they want to give back and hope that this video will inspire others to do the same.
Giving – A short film made by Thai company True (Click for Video)
The Thai communications conglomerate True has produced a very moving three minute ad about giving. True says it “believes in the power of giving without expecting a return.” This video demonstrates that in a very poignant way as a man who gave unselfishly is later rewarded for his kind deed.
Why do we sleep? (Click for Video)
Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages — and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health. Source
1000 cranes for 1000 strangers (Click for Video)
A nice young lady named Mariëlle made 1,000 origami cranes and gave them to 1,000 strangers. She did this she said, to brighten people’s days, to reach out, to create a feeling of hope and connection and to inspire. Inside each crane is a note that reads, “I folded 1,000 origami paper cranes. This is one of them. It is for you. Because sometimes it can be hard to show people you care about them, especially if you don’t know them. I hope you have a great day.” Read more