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Learning to Ignore Things

Learning to Ignore Things

Source: Live Life Happy

Make Your Soul Grow: A Letter from Kurt Vonnegut

In 2006, a group of high school students in New York wrote to their favorite authors and asked them to visit their school, as part of an assignment. Only one author responded, offering his wisdom in the form of a letter.

Dogtooth Films made this short film with a group of students in the UK. It offers a powerful message: create, not for what it can get you, but for who you will become through the process. Make your soul grow.

Seek Not to Be Accepted

Seek Not to Be Accepted

Source: Global Love Project

The Keeper of Your Happiness

Keeper of Your Happiness

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So Grateful

So Grateful

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5 Things That Make Summer Awesome (And a Great Cause)

Summertime is awesome, just like the adorable Kid President says, but not for everyone. More than twenty-one million kids receive free or reduced-price lunch when they’re in school. During the summer, the vast majority of them have no or limited access to food.

Soul Pancake teamed up with ConAgra Foods to raise awareness for child hunger. For every view, like, or share of this cute little video, they’ll donate the equivalent of one meal to Feeding America.

To learn about more ways to fight hunger in your own community, visit ChildHungerEndsHere.com.

Things You Can’t Change

Something You Can't Change

Source: Live Life Happy

Obtaining Peace

Obtaining Peace

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What Being Strong Means

Being Strong

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It’s a Great Day to Make a Mistake

Why are we so terrified of making mistakes? Why are we killing our creativity and curiosity with our desire for efficiency and conformity?

Today is a great day to make a mistake—and here’s why that’s a good thing.

Some Pursue Happiness

Some Pursue Happiness

What Our Past Experiences Made Us

Past Experiences

Source: Live Life Happy

Nothing Is Impossible

I'm Possible

Grandma Betty: Inspiring 81-Year-Old Instagram Celebrity

She’s a “simple southern girl” who exudes joy, positivity, and hope, in spite of her lung cancer diagnosis—and in spite of having lost both her husband and daughter to cancer.

Grandma Betty has inspired more than half-a-million followers on Instagram with her infectious energy and smile. And now perhaps she’ll inspire you. She’s certainly inspired me.

When asked why she’s so happy, Grandma Betty responded, “I’m happy cause I’m living. And I’m taking one breath at a time. I don’t take no more. I take one breath and one step at a time.”

It’s a message we all need to remember: take it one breath and one step at a time—and do it with a smile.

The Behavior of Others

The Behavior of Others

Source: Live Life Happy

The Story You Tell Yourself

The Story You Tell Yourself

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Conquering Fear

Conquering Fear

Source: Positive Motivation

Anything Is Possible (Hey Richard, It’s Mikey)

Even though Mikey Oliveri has muscular dystrophy, he’s decided to make the most of the time he has on this earth. He’s a world traveler, advocate for disability rights, motivational speaker, world record holder, an advocate for alternative medicine, a friend and an inspiration to many.

And he now he’s set a new goal for himself: he wants to be the first disabled man to go to space.

When the Caterpillar Thought the World Was Over

Transformation

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Meditation Happens When…

Meditation Happens When

Source: Spirit Pond