Archive for the category ‘INSPIRATIONAL’


Family Tradition
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
Gardening and the Secret of Happiness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2020 ( No Comments »)
The “Greedy” Monk
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
Wonder and the Sacred Search for Truth: Ann Druyan on Why the Scientific Method Is like Love
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
Mango Trees
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
What It Takes to Grow Up, What It Means to Have Grown
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
Are We before the Possible ‘Awakening’ of Mankind?
Juana Pérez Montero | Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
The Difficult Art of Self-Compassion
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2020 ( No Comments »)
Plague – Inspirational
Kitty O'Meara - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2020 ( 2 Comments »)
Alain de Botton on Existential Maturity and What Emotional Intelligence Really Means
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2020 ( Comments Off on Alain de Botton on Existential Maturity and What Emotional Intelligence Really Means)
Calculating the Incalculable: Thoreau on the True Value of a Tree
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2020 ( 1 Comment »)
The Haunting Beauty of Snowflakes: Wilson Bentley’s Pioneering 19th-Century Photomicroscopy of Snow Crystals
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 9th, 2020 ( Comments Off on The Haunting Beauty of Snowflakes: Wilson Bentley’s Pioneering 19th-Century Photomicroscopy of Snow Crystals)
World Game
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 2nd, 2020 ( Comments Off on World Game)
Compassion
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 24th, 2020 ( Comments Off on Compassion)
Why Be a Pacifist?
Sarah Freeman-Woolpert | Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2020 ( Comments Off on Why Be a Pacifist?)
Erich Fromm’s 6 Rules of Listening: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist on the Art of Unselfish Understanding
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 10th, 2020 ( Comments Off on Erich Fromm’s 6 Rules of Listening: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist on the Art of Unselfish Understanding)
‘Good’ Deeds?
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 3rd, 2020 ( Comments Off on ‘Good’ Deeds?)
An Alternative View of Human Nature: Rebecca Solnit on Disaster as a Catalyst for Dignity, Agency, and Human Goodness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 27th, 2020 ( Comments Off on An Alternative View of Human Nature: Rebecca Solnit on Disaster as a Catalyst for Dignity, Agency, and Human Goodness)
The Art of Listening
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2020 ( 1 Comment »)
Changing Perceptions on Homosexuality
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 13th, 2020 ( Comments Off on Changing Perceptions on Homosexuality)
Dostoyevsky, Just After His Death Sentence Was Repealed, on the Meaning of Life
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 6th, 2020 ( 1 Comment »)
Shelley’s Prescient Case for Animal Rights and the Spiritual Value of Vegetarianism
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 30th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Shelley’s Prescient Case for Animal Rights and the Spiritual Value of Vegetarianism)
Why Climate Change Is an Irrelevance, Economic Growth Is a Myth and Sustainability Is Forty Years Too Late
Kevin Casey | Global Comment – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 23rd, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
13 Life-Learnings from 13 Years of Brain Pickings
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 23rd, 2019 ( Comments Off on 13 Life-Learnings from 13 Years of Brain Pickings)
The Book of Delights: Poet and Gardener Ross Gay’s Yearlong Experiment in Willful Gladness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 16th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Book of Delights: Poet and Gardener Ross Gay’s Yearlong Experiment in Willful Gladness)
Ignorant Good Intentions Lost in Translation
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 9th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Ignorant Good Intentions Lost in Translation)
Kahlil Gibran on Silence, Solitude, and the Courage to Know Yourself
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 2nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on Kahlil Gibran on Silence, Solitude, and the Courage to Know Yourself)
The Yin & Yang of Authentic Being-In-The-World
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Yin & Yang of Authentic Being-In-The-World)
The Answer Is in the End: George Harrison, a Prophet for Our Time
Ben Jolliffe | Resurgence Magazine – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Answer Is in the End: George Harrison, a Prophet for Our Time)
The Lonely Genius Arthur Eddington Who Confirmed Einstein’s Relativity
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Lonely Genius Arthur Eddington Who Confirmed Einstein’s Relativity)
E.F. Schumacher’s “A Guide for the Perplexed”: Mapping the Meaning of Life and the Four Levels of Being
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2019 ( Comments Off on E.F. Schumacher’s “A Guide for the Perplexed”: Mapping the Meaning of Life and the Four Levels of Being)
The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power)
D.H. Lawrence on the Antidote to the Malady of Materialism
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 ( Comments Off on D.H. Lawrence on the Antidote to the Malady of Materialism)
Yi Jing – I Ching 易經 — The Book of Changes
Igor Micunovic | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Yi Jing – I Ching 易經 — The Book of Changes)
Buddhist Economics: How to Start Prioritizing People over Products and Creativity over Consumption
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2019 ( Comments Off on Buddhist Economics: How to Start Prioritizing People over Products and Creativity over Consumption)
When Breath Becomes Air: A Young Neurosurgeon Examines the Meaning of Life as He Faces His Death
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 ( Comments Off on When Breath Becomes Air: A Young Neurosurgeon Examines the Meaning of Life as He Faces His Death)
Work Partnership
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 7th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Work Partnership)
The Origins of European Unification
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Origins of European Unification)
A Lake without Fish
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 23rd, 2019 ( Comments Off on A Lake without Fish)
The Eternal Fruit of Toni Morrison’s Iroko Tree
Nanjala Nyabola – Al Jazeera
September 16th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Eternal Fruit of Toni Morrison’s Iroko Tree)
Sparking Change: How Movements Pass on Inspiration
Rivera Sun – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Sparking Change: How Movements Pass on Inspiration)
Civil Disobedience
Henry David Thoreau – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 2nd, 2019 ( 2 Comments »)
How Van Gogh Found His Purpose: Heartfelt Letters to His Brother on How Relationships Refine Us
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 2nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on How Van Gogh Found His Purpose: Heartfelt Letters to His Brother on How Relationships Refine Us)
Altered States of Consciousness: The Neuropsychology of How Time Perception Modulates Our Experience of Self, from Depression to Boredom to Creative Flow
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Altered States of Consciousness: The Neuropsychology of How Time Perception Modulates Our Experience of Self, from Depression to Boredom to Creative Flow)
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1 Sep 1896 – 14 Nov 1977)
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August 26th, 2019 ( Comments Off on A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1 Sep 1896 – 14 Nov 1977))
Borders and Belonging: Toni Morrison’s Prescient Wisdom on the Refugee Struggle, the Violence of Otherness, and the Meaning of Home
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Borders and Belonging: Toni Morrison’s Prescient Wisdom on the Refugee Struggle, the Violence of Otherness, and the Meaning of Home)
Why Krishna Comes to This World
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada | ISKCON – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Why Krishna Comes to This World)
Leo Tolstoy on Kindness and the Measure of Love
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Leo Tolstoy on Kindness and the Measure of Love)
Cuban Compassion: Training Doctors for a Pacific Island Nation Running Out of Time
Robert Huish and Sharon McLennan – The Conversation
August 5th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions)
Tim Ferriss on How He Survived Suicidal Depression and His Tools for Warding Off the Darkness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 29th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Tim Ferriss on How He Survived Suicidal Depression and His Tools for Warding Off the Darkness)
The Joy of Suffering Overcome: Young Beethoven’s Stirring Letter to His Brothers about the Loneliness of Living with Deafness and How Music Saved His Life
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 22nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Joy of Suffering Overcome: Young Beethoven’s Stirring Letter to His Brothers about the Loneliness of Living with Deafness and How Music Saved His Life)
Against Busyness and Surfaces: Emerson on Living with Presence and Authenticity
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
Daoism – The Way
Judith A. Berling | Asia Society Center for Global Education – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 8th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Daoism – The Way)
Confucianism
Judith A. Berling | Asia Society Center for Global Education – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 1st, 2019 ( Comments Off on Confucianism)
“Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Losing a Friend
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2019 ( Comments Off on “Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Losing a Friend)
Lao Tzu on Living an Inspired and Peaceful Life
Azriel ReShel | Uplift – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Lao Tzu on Living an Inspired and Peaceful Life)
Kierkegaard on the Individual vs. the Crowd, Why We Conform, and the Power of the Minority
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Kierkegaard on the Individual vs. the Crowd, Why We Conform, and the Power of the Minority)
How to Keep Criticism from Sinking Your Confidence: Walt Whitman and the Discipline of Creative Self-Esteem
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2019 ( Comments Off on How to Keep Criticism from Sinking Your Confidence: Walt Whitman and the Discipline of Creative Self-Esteem)
Germaine de Staël’s Guide to Haters
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Germaine de Staël’s Guide to Haters)
The Art of Being Alone: May Sarton’s Stunning 1938 Ode to Solitude
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Art of Being Alone: May Sarton’s Stunning 1938 Ode to Solitude)
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on How a Simple Human Smile Saved His Life
Maria Popova| Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on How a Simple Human Smile Saved His Life)
Rachel Carson on Writing and the Loneliness of Creative Work
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 6th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Rachel Carson on Writing and the Loneliness of Creative Work)
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 29th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone)
The Good Friday Agreement
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
Stress and the Social Self: How Relationships Affect Our Immune System
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Stress and the Social Self: How Relationships Affect Our Immune System)
Thoreau on the Long Cycles of Social Change and the Importance of Not Mistaking Politics for Progress
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 8th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Thoreau on the Long Cycles of Social Change and the Importance of Not Mistaking Politics for Progress)
Pablo Neruda: Against the Illusion of Separateness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2019 ( Comments Off on Pablo Neruda: Against the Illusion of Separateness)
Becoming Free from Sex Desire
Stephen Knapp – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 1st, 2019 ( 4 Comments »)
The Difficult Balance of Intimacy and Independence: Beloved Philosopher and Poet Kahlil Gibran on the Secret to a Loving and Lasting Relationship
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Difficult Balance of Intimacy and Independence: Beloved Philosopher and Poet Kahlil Gibran on the Secret to a Loving and Lasting Relationship)
Create Dangerously: Albert Camus on the Artist as a Voice of Resistance and a Liberator of Society
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Create Dangerously: Albert Camus on the Artist as a Voice of Resistance and a Liberator of Society)
John Steinbeck on Good and Evil, the Necessary Contradictions of the Human Nature, and Our Grounds for Lucid Hope
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 11th, 2019 ( Comments Off on John Steinbeck on Good and Evil, the Necessary Contradictions of the Human Nature, and Our Grounds for Lucid Hope)
Nobel-Winning Physicist Niels Bohr on Subjective vs. Objective Reality and the Uses of Religion in a Secular World
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 4th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Nobel-Winning Physicist Niels Bohr on Subjective vs. Objective Reality and the Uses of Religion in a Secular World)
Carl Sagan on Mystery, Why Common Sense Blinds Us to the Universe, and How to Live with the Unknown
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Carl Sagan on Mystery, Why Common Sense Blinds Us to the Universe, and How to Live with the Unknown)
Global Cooperation
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Global Cooperation)
Are We Afraid of Thinking?
Bertrand Russell | Opinion Sur – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 11th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Are We Afraid of Thinking?)
Hermann Hesse on Solitude, the Value of Hardship, the Courage to Be Yourself, and How to Find Your Destiny
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Hermann Hesse on Solitude, the Value of Hardship, the Courage to Be Yourself, and How to Find Your Destiny)
Misunderstanding
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 28th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Misunderstanding)
A Butterfly
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2019 ( Comments Off on A Butterfly)
Voltaire and Bertrand Russell, a Comparison: God, Religion and Dogma (Part 2)
David Lorimer | Wall Street International - Human Wrongs Watch
January 14th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Voltaire and Bertrand Russell, a Comparison: God, Religion and Dogma (Part 2))
Voltaire and Bertrand Russell, a Comparison: The Crusade against Dogma and Fanaticism (Part 1)
David Lorimer | Wall Street International – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 7th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Voltaire and Bertrand Russell, a Comparison: The Crusade against Dogma and Fanaticism (Part 1))
Thoreau on Nature as Prayer
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 24th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Thoreau on Nature as Prayer)
Why Do Men Stupefy Themselves? Leo Tolstoy on Why We Drink
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Why Do Men Stupefy Themselves? Leo Tolstoy on Why We Drink)
Truth, Justice, and Public Good: Simone Weil on Political Manipulation, the Dangers of “For” and “Against,” and How to Save Thinking from Opinion
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Truth, Justice, and Public Good: Simone Weil on Political Manipulation, the Dangers of “For” and “Against,” and How to Save Thinking from Opinion)
Nicole Krauss’s Beautiful Letter to Van Gogh on Fear, Bravery, and How to Break the Loop of Our Destructive Patterns
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 3rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Nicole Krauss’s Beautiful Letter to Van Gogh on Fear, Bravery, and How to Break the Loop of Our Destructive Patterns)
Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 26th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit)
Tchaikovsky on Depression and Finding Beauty amid the Wreckage of the Soul
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Tchaikovsky on Depression and Finding Beauty amid the Wreckage of the Soul)
How Leo Tolstoy Found His Purpose: The Beloved Author on Personal Growth and the Meaning of Human Existence
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on How Leo Tolstoy Found His Purpose: The Beloved Author on Personal Growth and the Meaning of Human Existence)
Do the Math
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November 5th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
Why You Might Consider the Buddha’s Proposal
Jack Balkwill | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Why You Might Consider the Buddha’s Proposal)
Borges on Turning Trauma, Misfortune, and Humiliation into Raw Material for Art
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Borges on Turning Trauma, Misfortune, and Humiliation into Raw Material for Art)
Dogs as Teachers
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 15th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Dogs as Teachers)
Alexander Yakovlev
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 8th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Alexander Yakovlev)
Artist Louise Bourgeois on How Solitude Enriches Creative Work
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 24th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Artist Louise Bourgeois on How Solitude Enriches Creative Work)
Life without Principle
Henry David Thoreau – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Life without Principle)
The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream)
Leprosy in Social Body
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 3rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Leprosy in Social Body)
A Glass of Milk
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 27th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Glass of Milk)
Rufus Jones
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Rufus Jones)
Philosopher Martin Buber on Love and What It Means to Live in the Present
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 13th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Philosopher Martin Buber on Love and What It Means to Live in the Present)
A Butcher Knife
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Butcher Knife)
Numbness
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Numbness)
Tao Te Ching
Lao Tzu – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Tao Te Ching)
Your Thoughts Create Your Future
Stephen Knapp – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Your Thoughts Create Your Future)
How to Grow Old: Bertrand Russell on What Makes a Fulfilling Life
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on How to Grow Old: Bertrand Russell on What Makes a Fulfilling Life)
Seneca on Gratitude and What It Means to Be a Generous Human Being
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Seneca on Gratitude and What It Means to Be a Generous Human Being)
Little Panic: A Literary Laboratory Exploring What It Is Like to Live in the Stranglehold of Anxiety and What It Takes to Break Free
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Little Panic: A Literary Laboratory Exploring What It Is Like to Live in the Stranglehold of Anxiety and What It Takes to Break Free)
Peace as the Business of the Future
Sawssan Abou-Zahr | Peace Insight – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Peace as the Business of the Future)
Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 25th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives)
William James on Consciousness and the Four Features of Transcendent Experiences
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Pythagoras on the Purpose of Life and the Meaning of Wisdom
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Pythagoras on the Purpose of Life and the Meaning of Wisdom)
Costa Rica Prospers without a Military
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Costa Rica Prospers without a Military)
Life Management
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 28th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
A Snowflake
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 21st, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Snowflake)
A Warm Room
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 14th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Warm Room)
A New Friendship
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A New Friendship)
Words Can Save Lives
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Let the People, Not the Politicians or Generals, Decide
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Let the People, Not the Politicians or Generals, Decide)
Learn to Be Soft and You Will Be Strong
Joshua Kauffman | Tiny Buddha – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Learn to Be Soft and You Will Be Strong)
The Whole Truth
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Whole Truth)
Framing Questions
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Framing Questions)
I and Thou: Philosopher Martin Buber on the Art of Relationship and What Makes Us Real to One Another
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 26th, 2018 ( Comments Off on I and Thou: Philosopher Martin Buber on the Art of Relationship and What Makes Us Real to One Another)
Unprostrated
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Unprostrated)
The End of Dueling
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The End of Dueling)
Zadie Smith on Optimism and Despair
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Zadie Smith on Optimism and Despair)
Hot Water
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 26th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Hot Water)
Bisons and Bears
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Bisons and Bears)
At Age 101, She’s a World Champ Runner
Chhavi Sachdev | NPR – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on At Age 101, She’s a World Champ Runner)
The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel)
Bruce Lee’s Never before Revealed Letters to Himself about Authenticity, Personal Development, and the Measure of Success
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 22nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Bruce Lee’s Never before Revealed Letters to Himself about Authenticity, Personal Development, and the Measure of Success)
A Stoic’s Key to Peace of Mind: Seneca on the Antidote to Anxiety
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 15th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Stoic’s Key to Peace of Mind: Seneca on the Antidote to Anxiety)
Jack
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
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The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality)
The Banality of Evil: Hannah Arendt on the Normalization of Human Wickedness and Our Only Effective Antidote to It
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 25th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Put Out the Fire Before It Is Too Late
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Put Out the Fire Before It Is Too Late)
Amy Biehl
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Amy Biehl)
Seven Men and an Elephant
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Seven Men and an Elephant)
Getting to the Roots of the Problem
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Getting to the Roots of the Problem)
The Dull Ax
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Dull Ax)
Three for the Week Ahead
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Three for the Week Ahead)
Lao Tzu’s Four Rules for Living – How to Live an Inspired and Peaceful Life
Azriel ReShel | Films For Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Lao Tzu’s Four Rules for Living – How to Live an Inspired and Peaceful Life)
How a Seemingly Bad Luck Can Turn Out to Be a Good Luck
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How a Seemingly Bad Luck Can Turn Out to Be a Good Luck)
Missing Links for Peace, Civility, Social Well-Being
Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 23rd, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
Lucky Coincidence
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Lucky Coincidence)
Picking Berries
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Picking Berries)
Keeping Peace in Transilvania
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Keeping Peace in Transilvania)
The Search for a New Humility: Václav Havel on Reclaiming Our Human Interconnectedness in a Globalized Yet Divided World
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Search for a New Humility: Václav Havel on Reclaiming Our Human Interconnectedness in a Globalized Yet Divided World)
Common Ground
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Common Ground)
True Skill
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on True Skill)
Ghostly Voices Dancing in the Rain
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 11th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Camp David
Prof. Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Camp David)
John Quincy Adams on Efficiency vs. Effectiveness, the Proper Aim of Ambition, and His Daily Routine
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August 28th, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
Opportunity Creation
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A Key to Heaven and Hell
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Being vs. Doing
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Prevented from Speaking
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July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Prevented from Speaking)
Holding Officials Accountable
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July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Holding Officials Accountable)
Improve Yourself
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July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Improve Yourself)
Saving a Marriage
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July 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Saving a Marriage)
Global Harmony Day & International Yoga Day Jun 21 for Peace, Harmony and Health
Subhash Chandra – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Global Harmony Day & International Yoga Day Jun 21 for Peace, Harmony and Health)
Self-Determination and Peace
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June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Self-Determination and Peace)
Significance of International Day of Yoga — Promoting Peace, Harmony and Health
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
The Declaration of Peace
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June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Declaration of Peace)
Satyagraha
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June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Satyagraha)
Seneca on True and False Friendship
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May 29th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Seneca on True and False Friendship)
World Law
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May 22nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on World Law)
Peace Is Like an Olive Tree
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May 15th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
A Buddhist Bookstore
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May 8th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A Buddhist Bookstore)
Let Us Struggle Today and Dream for a Better Tomorrow
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Let Us Struggle Today and Dream for a Better Tomorrow)
Steven Spielberg
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April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Steven Spielberg)
Hidden Gems
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April 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Hidden Gems)
The Gift of Insults
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April 3rd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Snow, Death, and the Bewildered Herd
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 27th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
It Is All for the Best: A Lesson in Optimism
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
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Demilitarizing
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March 13th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality
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March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality)
Expressing Needs
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February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Expressing Needs)
Bruce Lee’s Never before Revealed Letters to Himself about Authenticity, Personal Development, and the Measure of Success
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Bruce Lee’s Never before Revealed Letters to Himself about Authenticity, Personal Development, and the Measure of Success)
The Banality of Evil: Hannah Arendt on the Normalization of Human Wickedness and Our Only Effective Antidote to It
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Banality of Evil: Hannah Arendt on the Normalization of Human Wickedness and Our Only Effective Antidote to It)
The Joy of Suffering Overcome: Young Beethoven’s Stirring Letter to His Brothers About the Loneliness of Living with Deafness and How Music Saved His Life
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February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Joy of Suffering Overcome: Young Beethoven’s Stirring Letter to His Brothers About the Loneliness of Living with Deafness and How Music Saved His Life)
Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders
Magda Abu-Fadil – The Huffington Post
February 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders)
The Coming “New Year”
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January 16th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
How Gratitude Can Help You through Hard Times
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January 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How Gratitude Can Help You through Hard Times)
Albert Camus on Consciousness and the Lacuna between Truth and Meaning
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January 2nd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Peace Is the Way
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December 26th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
A Best Selling Author
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December 5th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
On Nonconformity: Artist Ben Shahn’s Spirited Defense of Nonconformists as Society’s Engine of Growth and Greatness
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November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on On Nonconformity: Artist Ben Shahn’s Spirited Defense of Nonconformists as Society’s Engine of Growth and Greatness)
Let It Cool Down
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November 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Let It Cool Down)
A World Unifying Vision
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October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on A World Unifying Vision)
10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings
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October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on 10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings)