This Gives Me Hope
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Hope is sturdy; instead of drowning in despair, it rolls up its sleeves and sets out to change things.
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Love on Ice: Women Get Engaged at NHL Game (VIDEO)

Love on Ice: Women Get Engaged at NHL Game (VIDEO) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Half time at Scotiabank Palace on Saturday night saw Toronto Maple Leafs fan Alicia proposed to by her girlfriend Christina, who happens to be a Senators fan -- all this right there on the ice.
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Is Less the New More? Book Giveaway!

Is Less the New More? Book Giveaway! | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
We are giving away five copies of The Promise of Paradise: Life-Changing Lessons from the Tropics by Jonathan H. Ellerby, Ph.D. Check out this preview from the book and don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win the book!
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#272 Forging chains between generations | This gives me hope

#272 Forging chains between generations | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Having spent the last month reveling in the sweet joy of grandparenting, I’ve had my intergenerational antennae attuned to all the older folk shepher...
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Farm School NYC’s Urban Agriculture Students Dig into Their Second Year | City Spoonful

Farm School NYC’s Urban Agriculture Students Dig into Their Second Year | City Spoonful | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
City Spoonful checks in with Just Food's urban agriculture program, which recently finished its pilot year.
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Your Happiness: Why Being Ga-Ga Over Your Dog or Cat Is Good for Your Health: Vitamin G

Your Happiness: Why Being Ga-Ga Over Your Dog or Cat Is Good for Your Health: Vitamin G | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Are you a little crazy about your pet? Do you own a doggy car seat? A cat stroller? Do you buy your pet gourmet food? Read on....
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Elderly Gorilla and Rabbit Become Friends

Elderly Gorilla and Rabbit Become Friends | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Samantha the gorilla and Panda the rabbit are an odd couple. The two were introduced by Erie Zoo officials who felt the elderly gorilla needed a companion.
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Transatlantic tale sees wallet follow student home - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News

Transatlantic tale sees wallet follow student home - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A Corner Brook man who lost his wallet on a bus in Scotland had it returned to him, thanks to luck and the help of strangers.
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#271 Restoring the Moonah Woodlands | This gives me hope

#271 Restoring the Moonah Woodlands | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The effect is eerie. Thin, twisted trunks form a waving thicket where sun barely finds holes through which to dapple the landscape. On bright days the ...
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Connecticut Man Learns To Read, At 98-Years-Old!

Connecticut Man Learns To Read, At 98-Years-Old! | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Do you think you're too old to learn? You might think differently after reading this story.
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The Pursuit of Happiness: Ten Self-Help Books To Improve Your Mood — Library Journal Reviews

The Pursuit of Happiness: Ten Self-Help Books To Improve Your Mood — Library Journal Reviews | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

The books listed below should satisfy readers wanting to know how they can become happier right now. “Rather than pursue the state of happiness,” write the authors of The Creativity Cure, “we believe in pursuing habits that give rise to happiness, thereby creating more opportunities for experiencing moments of joy, inspiration, purpose and meaning.”

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Gay Marine Homecoming Kiss Goes Viral

Gay Marine Homecoming Kiss Goes Viral | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
An image of a marine's homecoming kiss with his male partner has gone viral on the internet.
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Community rallies for bullied autistic girl

Community rallies for bullied autistic girl | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The New Orleans community rallied together to help an autistic girl bullied at a Mardi Gras parade, providing her with her very own celebration.
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How a beach bum grew to appreciate the power of one

He wandered into San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico in 1970, the 20-yearold son of a civil engineer seeking new horizons.
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A wandering mind reveals mental processes and priorities

A wandering mind reveals mental processes and priorities | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Odds are, you’re not going to make it all the way through this article without thinking about something else.
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Happiness and Productivity Go Hand-in-Hand

Federal Labor Relations Authority chairwoman oversees dramatic improvement in employee satisfaction and agency performance.
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Aging, overweight people stay happy says new study

Aging, overweight people stay happy says new study | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Growing older and being overweight are not necessarily associated with a decrease in mental well-being, according to a cross-cultural study looking at quality of life and health status in the US and the UK.
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Cats Share Some Love (Video)

Cats Share Some Love (Video) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
What a loving relationship these cats have here. They exchange kisses to show their strong adoration for each other.
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Richmond Review - ARZEENA HAMIR: From farm to cafeteria

"We’ll take kale. And yes to the Jerusalem artichokes!”

I don’t often hear these words coming out of the mouths of adults so you can imagine my surprise when a group of teens forwarded this message to me. My jaw dropped.

But this is no ordinary group of teens. They’re from David Thompson Secondary in Invermere and they’re coming to Richmond to compete in a Local Food Iron Chef cook-off on Friday, March 9 at the Terra Nova Barn. And, they’re competing against David Thompson Secondary from Vancouver.

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Connecting via Skype & Facetime | Catching Courage – Cathryn Wellner

Connecting via Skype & Facetime | Catching Courage – Cathryn Wellner | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
You can see the delight on Sunday's face. Her mother, Michelle, is leaning over the iPad. Sunday is beaming because she is looking at another beloved f...
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269 Jirrahlinga, a refuge for animals | This gives me hope

269 Jirrahlinga, a refuge for animals | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Seeing birds in cages always jars me. So my first sensation on entering Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary was a wave of sadness. Glossy ibis, gu...
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Inspirational Song Rise Up Shining Star, by Sri Ashok

Happy Song Uplifting music, meditation music, inspirational song, positive attitude music, rock blues. by Sri Ashok, Author of "The Hidden Light of Darkness"...
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Update: Dog Seized From Abusive Rescue Group Reunites With Family

Update: Dog Seized From Abusive Rescue Group Reunites With Family | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A couple was shocked when they saw a news report about 100 dogs seized from an abusive animal rescue group in Kentucky. One of the canines looked like their dog.
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