Posts tagged with ‘Inspirational’


The Secret Philosophy of Bonsai Trees
Tim Brinkhof | Big Think - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 4th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | No Comments »)
White Lily
Dr Usha Roopnarain – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 20th, 2021 (POETRY FORMAT | No Comments »)
Mary’s Room: An Animated Inquiry into the Limits of Knowledge and the Mystery of Consciousness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 20th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | No Comments »)
An Illustrated Love Letter to Rivers
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 13th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on An Illustrated Love Letter to Rivers)
Mary’s Room: A Philosophical Thought Experiment
Eleanor Nelsen | TED-Ed - TRANSCEND Media Service
September 6th, 2021 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Mary’s Room: A Philosophical Thought Experiment)
When Did Time Really Begin? The Little Loophole in the Big Bang
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 6th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on When Did Time Really Begin? The Little Loophole in the Big Bang)
A Photograph and Its Meaning
Gary Corseri short interview with Robert Kowalczyk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 30th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on A Photograph and Its Meaning)
Why Time Slows down When We’re Afraid, Speeds up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 23rd, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Why Time Slows down When We’re Afraid, Speeds up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation)
The Invention of Zero: How Ancient Mesopotamia Created the Mathematical Concept of Nought and Ancient India Gave It Symbolic Form
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 16th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Invention of Zero: How Ancient Mesopotamia Created the Mathematical Concept of Nought and Ancient India Gave It Symbolic Form)
Richard Dawkins on the Luckiness of Death
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 9th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Richard Dawkins on the Luckiness of Death)
Be like a Pencil
Natarajan Ravendhran, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 2nd, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Be like a Pencil)
The Soul of an Octopus: How One of Earth’s Most Alien Creatures Illuminates the Wonders of Consciousness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 26th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Soul of an Octopus: How One of Earth’s Most Alien Creatures Illuminates the Wonders of Consciousness)
Probable Impossibilities: Physicist Alan Lightman on Beginnings, Endings, and What Makes Life Worth Living
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 19th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Probable Impossibilities: Physicist Alan Lightman on Beginnings, Endings, and What Makes Life Worth Living)
An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 12th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence)
The Mirror of Enigmas: Chance, the Universe, and the Pale Blues of Knowing Who We Are
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 5th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Mirror of Enigmas: Chance, the Universe, and the Pale Blues of Knowing Who We Are)
Hermann Hesse (2 Jul 1877 – 9 Aug 1962): Revolt and Enlightenment
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 28th, 2021 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Hermann Hesse (2 Jul 1877 – 9 Aug 1962): Revolt and Enlightenment)
What Really Counts
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 21st, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on What Really Counts)
Comfort
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 14th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Comfort)
The Leaking Pot
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 7th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Leaking Pot)
Seneca on Grief and the Key to Resilience in the Face of Loss: An Extraordinary Letter to His Mother
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 31st, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Seneca on Grief and the Key to Resilience in the Face of Loss: An Extraordinary Letter to His Mother)
Aldous Huxley on the Transcendent Power of Music and Why It Sings to Our Souls
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 24th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Aldous Huxley on the Transcendent Power of Music and Why It Sings to Our Souls)
Conversation at the Crossroads
Joseph Camilleri talks with Richard Falk and Stuart Rees – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 24th, 2021 (ANNOUNCEMENTS | Comments Off on Conversation at the Crossroads)
Between Science and Magic: How Hummingbirds Hover at the Edge of the Possible
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 17th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Between Science and Magic: How Hummingbirds Hover at the Edge of the Possible)
The Soul-Expanding Value of Difficulty: Rilke on How Great Sadnesses Transform Us and Bring Us Closer to Ourselves
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 10th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Soul-Expanding Value of Difficulty: Rilke on How Great Sadnesses Transform Us and Bring Us Closer to Ourselves)
The Spirituality of Science and the Wonder of the Wilderness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 3rd, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Spirituality of Science and the Wonder of the Wilderness)
“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead. Walk beside me… just be my friend.”
Albert Camus, Nobel Literature Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 3rd, 2021 (MEMORABLE QUOTES | Comments Off on “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead. Walk beside me… just be my friend.”)
The Stoic Antidote to Frustration: Marcus Aurelius on How to Keep Your Mental Composure and Emotional Equanimity When People Let You Down
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 26th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Stoic Antidote to Frustration: Marcus Aurelius on How to Keep Your Mental Composure and Emotional Equanimity When People Let You Down)
The Joy of Volunteering
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 19th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Joy of Volunteering)
A Big and a Small Dog
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 12th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on A Big and a Small Dog)
Paul Robeson (9 Apr 1898 – 23 Jan 1976): Lessons from a Remarkable Life
Tayo Aluko | Counterfire – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 5th, 2021 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Paul Robeson (9 Apr 1898 – 23 Jan 1976): Lessons from a Remarkable Life)
Overcoming Hopelessness
Nick Vujicic | TED – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 5th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Overcoming Hopelessness)
Anubuddha Sutta – Understanding
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 5th, 2021 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Anubuddha Sutta – Understanding)
“Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Losing a Friend
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 29th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on “Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Losing a Friend)
On living
Seneca – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 22nd, 2021 (FOOD FOR THOUGHT | Comments Off on On living)
Kindness Rewarded
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 22nd, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Kindness Rewarded)
Philosopher Martin Buber on What Trees Teach Us about Being More Human…
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 8th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Philosopher Martin Buber on What Trees Teach Us about Being More Human…)
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
Buckminster Fuller – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 8th, 2021 (MEMORABLE QUOTES | Comments Off on “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”)
Confucius on Good Government, the 6 Steps to a Harmonious Society, and Self-Discipline as the Key to Democracy
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 1st, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Confucius on Good Government, the 6 Steps to a Harmonious Society, and Self-Discipline as the Key to Democracy)
Let Go of the Burden of Hate
Chaitanya Charan das | The Spiritual Scientist – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2021 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Let Go of the Burden of Hate)
Alain de Botton on Existential Maturity and What Emotional Intelligence Really Means
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Alain de Botton on Existential Maturity and What Emotional Intelligence Really Means)
Principles of Nonviolence
Gandhi & Luther King – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2021 (FOOD FOR THOUGHT | Comments Off on Principles of Nonviolence)
Anaïs Nin on Inner Conflict, the Interconnectedness of All Things, and What Maturity Really Means
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 15th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Anaïs Nin on Inner Conflict, the Interconnectedness of All Things, and What Maturity Really Means)
Typical…
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 8th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Typical…)
It Is Never Too Late
Chaitanya Charan das | The Spiritual Scientist – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 8th, 2021 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on It Is Never Too Late)
On the Uses of Compassion
Douglas Penick | Literary Hub - TRANSCEND Media Service
February 1st, 2021 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on On the Uses of Compassion)
How Sarvodaya Was Founded
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 18th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on How Sarvodaya Was Founded)
Improving Rural Health
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 11th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Improving Rural Health)
Mother Theresa
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 4th, 2021 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Mother Theresa)
Nelson Mandela
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 28th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Nelson Mandela)
Walt Whitman on What Makes a Great Person and What Wisdom Really Means
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 21st, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Walt Whitman on What Makes a Great Person and What Wisdom Really Means)
Vincent van Gogh on Art and the Power of Love in Letters to His Brother
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Vincent van Gogh on Art and the Power of Love in Letters to His Brother)
Beyond Good and Evil: Nietzsche on Love, Perseverance, and the True Mark of Greatness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Beyond Good and Evil: Nietzsche on Love, Perseverance, and the True Mark of Greatness)
The Love of Truth and the Truth of Love: Bertrand Russell on the Two Pillars of Human Flourishing
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 30th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Love of Truth and the Truth of Love: Bertrand Russell on the Two Pillars of Human Flourishing)
Acting Is a Wonderful Way of Avoiding Feeling Despair – A Guide
Louis Kriesberg | The Transnational - TRANSCEND Media Service
November 23rd, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Acting Is a Wonderful Way of Avoiding Feeling Despair – A Guide)
Bruce Lee on Death and What It Takes to Be an Artist of Life
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 16th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Bruce Lee on Death and What It Takes to Be an Artist of Life)
Vincent—Starry Starry Night (Music Video of the Week)
Don McLean – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 16th, 2020 (Music Video of the Week | Comments Off on Vincent—Starry Starry Night (Music Video of the Week))
The Mask of Anarchy
Percy Bysshe Shelley – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on The Mask of Anarchy)
The Science of How Alive You Really Are: Alan Turing, Trees, and the Wonder of Life
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Science of How Alive You Really Are: Alan Turing, Trees, and the Wonder of Life)
Why Gratitude Is Good for Us – And Five Ways to Practise It This Winter
Lucy Purdy | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Why Gratitude Is Good for Us – And Five Ways to Practise It This Winter)
The Habit of Passion
Prof. Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2020 (EDITORIAL | 3 Comments »)
The Body Politic Electric: Walt Whitman on Women’s Centrality to Democracy
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 26th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Body Politic Electric: Walt Whitman on Women’s Centrality to Democracy)
***Thought Seed*** – Oct 2020 Issue
Naresh Jotwani and Bhargav Vyas – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 26th, 2020 (LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | Comments Off on ***Thought Seed*** – Oct 2020 Issue)
Activism Is Our Rent for Living on the Earth
Chaitanya Charan das | The Spiritual Scientist – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Activism Is Our Rent for Living on the Earth)
Nietzsche on the Journey of Becoming and What It Means to Be a Free Spirit
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Nietzsche on the Journey of Becoming and What It Means to Be a Free Spirit)
Susan Sontag on Moral Courage and the Power of Principled Resistance to Injustice
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Susan Sontag on Moral Courage and the Power of Principled Resistance to Injustice)
Cosmic Consciousness: Maurice Bucke’s Pioneering 19th-Century Theory of Transcendence and the Six Steps of Illumination
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 5th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Cosmic Consciousness: Maurice Bucke’s Pioneering 19th-Century Theory of Transcendence and the Six Steps of Illumination)
Desiderata
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor - TRANSCEND Media Service
September 28th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Desiderata)
(Português) Desiderata
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor - TRANSCEND Media Service
September 28th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on (Português) Desiderata)
“Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Love, Mortality, and Night as an Existential Clarifying Force for the Deepest Truths of the Heart
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 21st, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on “Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on Love, Mortality, and Night as an Existential Clarifying Force for the Deepest Truths of the Heart)
The Lion and the Mouse
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 14th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Lion and the Mouse)
James Baldwin’s Advice on Writing
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on James Baldwin’s Advice on Writing)
Ambattha Sutta – Pride Humbled
Buddha Sutra - TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Ambattha Sutta – Pride Humbled)
D.H. Lawrence on Trees, Solitude, and How We Root Ourselves When Relationships Collapse
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 31st, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on D.H. Lawrence on Trees, Solitude, and How We Root Ourselves When Relationships Collapse)
Conscience in Revolt: Sophie Scholl on Suffering, Strength, and the Deepest Wellspring of Courage
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Conscience in Revolt: Sophie Scholl on Suffering, Strength, and the Deepest Wellspring of Courage)
Gandhi Himself
Center Peace Project - TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2020 (FOOD FOR THOUGHT | Comments Off on Gandhi Himself)
Beethoven on Creative Vitality and Resilience in the Face of Suffering
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Beethoven on Creative Vitality and Resilience in the Face of Suffering)
Were There Two Buddhas?
Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana dasa) – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Were There Two Buddhas?)
Ursula K. Le Guin on Suffering and Getting to the Other Side of Pain
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Ursula K. Le Guin on Suffering and Getting to the Other Side of Pain)
Agara Sutta – The Guest House
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Agara Sutta – The Guest House)
Thoreau on Knowing vs. Seeing and What It Takes to Apprehend Reality Unblinded by Our Preconceptions
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Thoreau on Knowing vs. Seeing and What It Takes to Apprehend Reality Unblinded by Our Preconceptions)
The Erasure of Islam from the Poetry of Rumi
Rozina Ali | The New Yorker - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Erasure of Islam from the Poetry of Rumi)
Nature as an Antidote to Depression
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Nature as an Antidote to Depression)
The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us about the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 6th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us about the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales)
Family Tradition
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Family Tradition)
Hermann Hesse (2 Jul 1877 – 9 Aug 1962): Revolt and Enlightenment
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2020 (BIOGRAPHIES | Comments Off on Hermann Hesse (2 Jul 1877 – 9 Aug 1962): Revolt and Enlightenment)
Gardening and the Secret of Happiness
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Gardening and the Secret of Happiness)
Gardeners of the Spirit
Eric Herter – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2020 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Gardeners of the Spirit)
The Days Pass Quickly Now ….
Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | 2 Comments »)
The “Greedy” Monk
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The “Greedy” Monk)
What Would the Buddha Do?
David Loy | Huffington Post - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on What Would the Buddha Do?)
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 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Wonder and the Sacred Search for Truth: Ann Druyan on Why the Scientific Method Is like Love)
Descriptions of the Spiritual Dimension According to the Vedas of India
Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana dasa) – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Descriptions of the Spiritual Dimension According to the Vedas of India)
Yes to Life, in Spite of Everything: Moving beyond Optimism and Pessimism to Find the Deepest Source of Meaning
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Yes to Life, in Spite of Everything: Moving beyond Optimism and Pessimism to Find the Deepest Source of Meaning)
Mango Trees
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Mango Trees)
The Little Prince and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Consolation for Sorrow from King Arthur’s Court: Merlyn’s Advice on What to Do When the World Gets You Down
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Consolation for Sorrow from King Arthur’s Court: Merlyn’s Advice on What to Do When the World Gets You Down)
An Ode to Gautam Buddha
Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | 1 Comment »)
What It Takes to Grow Up, What It Means to Have Grown
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on What It Takes to Grow Up, What It Means to Have Grown)
The Coronavirus Crisis: A Plea to Pause and Ponder
Dr. Chandra Muzaffar | JUST - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2020 (IN-DEPTH VIDEOS | Comments Off on The Coronavirus Crisis: A Plea to Pause and Ponder)
Sri Aurobindo — Philosopher, Nationalist, Spiritual Leader
Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
Standing on the Shoulders of Solitude: Newton, the Plague, and How Quarantine Fomented the Greatest Leap in Science
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Standing on the Shoulders of Solitude: Newton, the Plague, and How Quarantine Fomented the Greatest Leap in Science)
On ‘The Plague’ by Albert Camus
Tony Judt | New York Review of Books – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2020 (REVIEWS | Comments Off on On ‘The Plague’ by Albert Camus)
Are We before the Possible ‘Awakening’ of Mankind?
Juana Pérez Montero | Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Are We before the Possible ‘Awakening’ of Mankind?)
Scientists and Spirituality — Moving away from Materialism
Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
Antidotes to Fear of Death
Rebecca Elson – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Antidotes to Fear of Death)
The Difficult Art of Self-Compassion
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Difficult Art of Self-Compassion)
San Marino Declared 1st Nonkilling Country in the World
Joám Evans Pim | Center for Global Nonkilling – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2020 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 1 Comment »)
Marcus Aurelius in Love: The Future Stoic Philosopher and Roman Emperor’s Passionate Teenage Love Letters to His Tutor
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Marcus Aurelius in Love: The Future Stoic Philosopher and Roman Emperor’s Passionate Teenage Love Letters to His Tutor)
Do Not Be Afraid…. All Will Be Well….
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2020 (NOBEL LAUREATES | 1 Comment »)
Thank You Coronavirus
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 6th, 2020 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Thank You Coronavirus)
An Antidote to Helplessness and Disorientation: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist Erich Fromm on Our Human Fragility as the Key to Our Survival and Our Sanity
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 6th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on An Antidote to Helplessness and Disorientation: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist Erich Fromm on Our Human Fragility as the Key to Our Survival and Our Sanity)
Spring Didn’t Know – Inspirational
Irene Vella – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on Spring Didn’t Know – Inspirational)
(Português) A Primavera Não Sabia (Texto Inspirador)
Irene Vella | Rui Unas – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2020 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | 2 Comments »)
(Italiano) La Primavera Non Sapeva Nulla (Inspirational)
Irene Vella – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on (Italiano) La Primavera Non Sapeva Nulla (Inspirational))
(Português) A Praga – Texto Inspirador
Kitty O'Meara - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2020 (POETRY FORMAT | Comments Off on (Português) A Praga – Texto Inspirador)
Plague – Inspirational
Kitty O'Meara - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL, POETRY FORMAT | 2 Comments »)
Alain de Botton on Existential Maturity and What Emotional Intelligence Really Means
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 1 Comment »)
Self Compassion
The School of Life – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2020 (SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Self Compassion)
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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on World Game)
Compassion
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 24th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Compassion)
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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 1 Comment »)
A Call to US Catholics: Let Us End Our Complicity in War
Bishop Thomas Gumbleton – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 13th, 2020 (ANGLO AMERICA | Comments Off on A Call to US Catholics: Let Us End Our Complicity in War)
Changing Perceptions on Homosexuality
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 13th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Changing Perceptions on Homosexuality)
World Peace Is a Possibility
Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana dasa) – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 6th, 2020 (SPIRITUALITY | 2 Comments »)
Dostoyevsky, Just After His Death Sentence Was Repealed, on the Meaning of Life
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 6th, 2020 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Shelley’s Prescient Case for Animal Rights and the Spiritual Value of Vegetarianism)
Why All Religions Are Not the Same
Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana dasa) - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 23rd, 2019 (RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Why All Religions Are Not the Same)
13 Life-Learnings from 13 Years of Brain Pickings
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 23rd, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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
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December 16th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Book of Delights: Poet and Gardener Ross Gay’s Yearlong Experiment in Willful Gladness)
Seeing Beyond the Illusion
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December 9th, 2019 (SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Seeing Beyond the Illusion)
Ignorant Good Intentions Lost in Translation
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December 9th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Kahlil Gibran on Silence, Solitude, and the Courage to Know Yourself)
The Yin & Yang of Authentic Being-In-The-World
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November 25th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Yin & Yang of Authentic Being-In-The-World)
The Lonely Genius Arthur Eddington Who Confirmed Einstein’s Relativity
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November 18th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Lonely Genius Arthur Eddington Who Confirmed Einstein’s Relativity)
Some Challenges, Some Thoughts on Life and Death
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November 18th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Some Challenges, Some Thoughts on Life and Death)
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 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on E.F. Schumacher’s “A Guide for the Perplexed”: Mapping the Meaning of Life and the Four Levels of Being)
The Farewell Sermon of Prophet Muhammad
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November 4th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | 2 Comments »)
The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power
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November 4th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power)
Paul Robeson (9 Apr 1898 – 23 Jan 1976): Lessons from a Remarkable Life
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October 28th, 2019 (BIOGRAPHIES | 1 Comment »)
D.H. Lawrence on the Antidote to the Malady of Materialism
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October 28th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on D.H. Lawrence on the Antidote to the Malady of Materialism)
Mystery of Mind, Intelligence and Ego—the Subtle Body
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October 21st, 2019 (SCIENCE - SPIRITUALITY, SHORT VIDEO CLIPS | Comments Off on Mystery of Mind, Intelligence and Ego—the Subtle Body)
Buddhist Economics: How to Start Prioritizing People over Products and Creativity over Consumption
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2019 (NONVIOLENCE, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM, LITERATURE, RELIGION, INSPIRATIONAL | 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
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October 14th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on When Breath Becomes Air: A Young Neurosurgeon Examines the Meaning of Life as He Faces His Death)
Public Notices/Private Questions/Musical Dreams
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October 7th, 2019 (TRANSCEND MEMBERS | Comments Off on Public Notices/Private Questions/Musical Dreams)
Work Partnership
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October 7th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Work Partnership)
The Origins of European Unification
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September 30th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on The Origins of European Unification)
Nelson Mandela’s Inspirational Message
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September 23rd, 2019 (TRANSCEND VIDEOS | Comments Off on Nelson Mandela’s Inspirational Message)
A Lake without Fish
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September 23rd, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on A Lake without Fish)
The Eternal Fruit of Toni Morrison’s Iroko Tree
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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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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)
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 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Borders and Belonging: Toni Morrison’s Prescient Wisdom on the Refugee Struggle, the Violence of Otherness, and the Meaning of Home)
The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 (HEALTH, SCIENCE, INSPIRATIONAL | 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
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July 29th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 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 (INSPIRATIONAL | 1 Comment »)
Hermann Hesse (2 Jul 1877 – 9 Aug 1962): Revolt and Enlightenment
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Lao Tzu on Living an Inspired and Peaceful Life
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June 17th, 2019 (INSPIRATIONAL | Comments Off on Lao Tzu on Living an Inspired and Peaceful Life)
Aldous Huxley: Why Music Sings to Our Souls
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April 11th, 2016 (MUSIC | Comments Off on Aldous Huxley: Why Music Sings to Our Souls)
Alan Watts on the Difference between Belief and Faith
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 14th, 2014 (INSPIRATIONAL, SPIRITUALITY | Comments Off on Alan Watts on the Difference between Belief and Faith)