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Compassion, Hope & Happiness

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TED Talk With Brené Brown

This is a 20:20 minute TED Talk presenting Brené Brown’s research on empathy, belonging, and love. In a poignant, funny talk, Brené Brown shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

TEDX Talk With Louie Schzartzberg & Brother Steindl-Rast

This is a 9:56 minute TEDx Talk presenting Louie Schwartzberg’s stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast. The video serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day.


Zen Habits With Leo Babauta

This is an ad-free website created by blogger, journalist Leo Babauta. Babauta discusses his experience with things such as simplifying, living frugally, parenting, happiness, motivation, eliminating debt, saving, eating healthily, successfully implementing good habits, and achieving goals. The blog also shares some helpful tips for self-care and habit breaking.

Radical Acceptance with Tara Brach

This is the website of Tara Brach, a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. Her website offers free audio and video talks and guided meditations. She is also the author of the books Radical Acceptance, Radical Self-Acceptanceand True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart.



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