Blog

Gross National Happiness: Tiny Bhutan Has A Vision For All

Gross National Happiness: Tiny Bhutan Has A Vision For All

by Lynette Sheppard
August 12, 2012

The Olympics never fail to make me cry. All right, most of the time, I’m a blubbering mess in front of the television. Watching young athletes push themselves to be their best gets me, but even more when they shore up their fellow and sister athletes?... Read more

Make Your Own Sunshine

Make Your Own Sunshine

by Dewitt Jones
August 5, 2012

My friend Dan Burrus lectures to corporations about what he calls “Future View” the idea that the vision we have for today goes a long way in determining what our world will look like. I agree, but knowing the truth of a statement and actually l... Read more

What's Here to Celebrate?

What's Here to Celebrate?

by Lauri Gwilt
July 29, 2012

“Come on Dewitt, what’s here to celebrate?” This one little question that Dewitt asks in the film, Celebrate What’s Right with the World, has had such a huge impact on my life. The pr... Read more

Celebrating Perspective

Celebrating Perspective

by Eric Alan
July 21, 2012

Whenever the world and its challenges simply seem too large, too heavy to lift, I’ve learned what to do: I look at something extremely small. This flower, for instance, in the meadows near my home, which I found on a difficult day. As soon as I absorb... Read more

Life’s a Beach (and a Meadow and a Park and...)

Life’s a Beach (and a Meadow and a Park and...)

by Lynette Sheppard
July 15, 2012

No matter where you live, there are local sights or attractions that you show to visitors, that you may neglect yourself. I lived in Chicago when I went to nursing school years ago - and never made it to the top of Sears Tower. You always think there will b... Read more