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Empathy Becomes a Revolutionary Force for Change

Empathy Becomes a Revolutionary Force for Change | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it

Empathy is about to hit the big time. The view that we are essentially self-interested creatures is being overturned by evidence that we are also homo empathicus, wired for empathy, social co-operation and mutual aid. Neuroscientists have identified a ten-section “empathy circuit” in our brains, and evolutionary biologists such as Frans de Waal have shown that we naturally evolved to care for each other.

 

 This shift is starting to filter out from science and into psychology, business and social action. Smart advertising agencies talk about “empathic brands” that respond to their customers’ needs and make them feel socially connected – in 2013 they will be marketing them to you

 

By Roman Krznaric


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This Is What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education

This Is What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
Logan Laplante is a 13 year-old boy who was taken out of the education system to be home schooled instead.
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Stem cells mimic human brain

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'Mini-brains' help researchers to study neurological diseases in living human tissue.
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This is fascinating. Look at this cross section of the brain; looks like a fetus.

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Arborist climbs 25-metre-tall dead tree in Fort Langley to rescue young eagle (Video)

Arborist climbs 25-metre-tall dead tree in Fort Langley to rescue young eagle (Video) | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
It was Thursday afternoon when someone noticed an eagle dangling 80 feet above the ground in an old dead cottonwood tree in Fort Langley.
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Children's Poetry : The Poetry Foundation

Children's Poetry : The Poetry Foundation | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
Learn how to read poems and poetry with the Learning Lab's annotated poems, discussion questions, poetics essays and teaching resources. Find new children's authors. Take a literature themed tour of Chicago or Washington DC.
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Everything Changes

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Like a child waiting for Santa Claus, my enthusiasm grew as we neared our destination. “Are we here yet?” asked the restless child within. Even though I was beyond tired from the grueling five-day ...
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Ever return back to the same place expecting everything to be exactly like you left it the year before? Here is a story how Nature plays tricks.

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Are you living an inspired life? | The Practical Shaman

Posted on July 2, 2013 by prac2819 in Talking Stick, The Shaman Chef, Tools for Awakening · tools for inspired living When looking at the state of your health and well being, it is wise to ask yourself, “Am I being practical?
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Inspiration is a key to lasting joy. Are you inspired?

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Incredible Photos Of Antarctica Straight From A Biologist's Field Notebook

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Biologist Max Seigal visited Antarctica and brought back pictures of seals, penguins and other wildlife.

Via Kathy Dowsett
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Pictures of Wildlife from Antartica..Brings a smile to my face.

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The Gratitude Experiment - Doug Vermeeren

Writer & Creator, The Gratitude Experiment, Doug Vermeeren, speaks with Fiona & Patrick about his new project and the philosophy around the Gratitude Experiment

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A Gratitude Experiment..Love this.

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Does curiosity trump happiness in the wellbeing stakes? - ABC Online

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Does curiosity trump happiness in the wellbeing stakes?
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Todd Kashdan believes it's misguided to search for the elusive state of happiness.
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Stay curious and your happiness will follow close behind.

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The 99% Success Formula

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Every success formula ever written or published boils down to these seven steps. (Numbers 1,2,& 3 have helped shape me into who I am. Great advice for creating change.
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The seven steps to success. How many of these do you do on a daily basis?

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7 deadly habits that kill your happiness | Looove it!

7 deadly habits that kill your happiness | Looove it! | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
7 deadly habits that kill your happiness | Looove it!. Pinned by inspower onto Happiness. (RT @InspowerMinds: 7 deadly habits that kill your happiness | Looove it!
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Simple steps you can take to have more joy in your life.

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Thank You London gives people chance to show their gratitude - London24

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Thank You London gives people chance to show their gratitude
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Thank You London gives people chance to show their gratitude. Thank You London allows people to show their gratitude to friends and strangers.
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Chapter 11: THE HITLER IN YOU | Booktrope

Chapter 11: THE HITLER IN YOU | Booktrope | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
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Free Books whats not to like?

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Halloween Tricks to Clear Energy. ~ Renee Baribeau

Halloween Tricks to Clear Energy. ~ Renee Baribeau | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
Good tip for Halloween, or any day the ghouls and goblins are out to play.
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Four research-proven reasons to eat dark chocolate for your health

Four research-proven reasons to eat dark chocolate for your health | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
Four research-proven reasons to eat dark chocolate for your health
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Chocolate is a vegetable? Well it does grow on trees.

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'Female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children, has died aged 98

'Female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children, has died aged 98 | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
By the time she was caught and tortured by the Nazis, she'd saved 2,500 Jewish children. Yet Irena Sendler, who has died aged 98, insisted she was no heroin - and only wished she'd rescued more.
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The Saints go by quietly doing the work of the Angels..Such a gift.

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Everything Changes. ~ Renee Baribeau

Everything Changes. ~ Renee Baribeau | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
There is no way to go back in time. I turned around to take a final glance at the sweeping landscape and brilliant sun, and realized that I was not the same person who had started this walk.
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Stepping back on the path, expecting everyhting to remain the same is always a surprise. Enjoy the ride.

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10 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Have More Fun

10 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Have More Fun | Good News worth Sharing | Scoop.it
Adults and children must find a balance between structure and spontaneity. Structure allows for a framework, choices, and some flexibility, but rigidity means you follow the rules -- or else. How do you find balance?
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Choose Fun...A great article giving you permission to have all the fun you want..

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Veterans find peace, healing in equine therapy - San Francisco Chronicle

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Veterans find peace, healing in equine therapy
San Francisco Chronicle
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Doug McLaughlin wasn't hoping to die. Neither was he particularly interested in avoiding it when he bought his motorcycle in 1998.
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Horses help people heal..

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"Femme: Women Healing the World" Shares Peaceful Vision

"If you want to live, you have to change your ways," says Emmanuel Itier, filmmaker and director of Femme: Women Healing the World. Itier's peaceful agenda shines through in his documentary, an exp...
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Happiness Defined: Your Interpretations Of What It Means To Experience Joy ... - Huffington Post

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Happiness Defined: Your Interpretations Of What It Means To Experience Joy ...
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Happiness, as the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it, is "a state of well-being and contentment." Sure, that's one way to put it.
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What does it mean to be really really content?

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Study: Happiness Comes Easier With Upbeat Music - The Atlantic

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Study: Happiness Comes Easier With Upbeat Music
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About half of the participants were told to "really focus on trying to feel happier" while listening to music.
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Get into the groove, happiness may follow.

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Twitter / poobrat: I totally order gift-wrapped ...

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I totally order gift-wrapped books for myself, just to increase the joy of gettin' 'em hundredfold. Excellent paper. http://t.co/Yn6t73TODq
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Good idea for when you need a boost. All the time no as it is a killer of trees.

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Ceremony blesses healing hands at Huntsman Cancer Institute - Deseret News

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Deseret News Ceremony blesses healing hands at Huntsman Cancer Institute Deseret News Huntsman Cancer Institute caregivers dedicate themselves daily to helping their patients, but Monday was a day set aside as a spiritual refuge for their healing...
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Celebrate a Nurse. for National Nurses Week, a celebration of the contributions nurses and nursing make to the community. The healings hands of nurses are blessed.

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Nurturing Gratitude At Home Positive Parenting Connection

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The Power of a Meaningful Thank You by Kerry Spina. Encouraging your child to say thank you and to feel gratitude is a process. Nurturing gratitude comes with practice, modelling, acknowledging and experiencing.
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Teaching Children to find joy by being grateful.

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