How to Cuddle with an Elephant Seal

Posted on 6th November 2010 by Herrin in Quotes & Inspiration

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This video shows you how universal the emotion of love and affection is. The difference in species here does nothing to stop the seals obvious need to share warmth and simple contact.

Nick Vujicic – Man with no arms and legs speaks from his heart

Posted on 6th March 2009 by Susan in Quotes & Inspiration

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NickVujicic graduated from college at the age of 21 with a double major in Accounting and Financial Planning. He began his travels as a motivational speaker, focusing on the topics that today’s teenagers face. His story is one of hardship and determination.

He teaches people to focus on what they are grateful for and to rise above their circumstances.

Everythings amazing, nobody’s happy

Posted on 1st March 2009 by Herrin in Comedy

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Comedian Louis CK on the Conan O’Brien show talking about modern day dissatisfaction and the short term generation that needs everything now but forget about any semblance of happiness.

It seems that having things doesn’t guarantee happiness. Well laugh at it at least!

Why are we happy? Why aren’t we happy? Ted Talks – Dan Gilbert

Posted on 6th January 2009 by Herrin in Quotes & Inspiration

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Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.

Does happiness have a price tag? – Ted Talks – Benjamin Wallace

Posted on 4th January 2009 by Susan in Quotes & Inspiration

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Journalist and writer Benjamin Wallace asks the question: Does happiness have a price tag?

We know from personal experience that advertising tells us what should make us feel good but when one samples the things considered to be “the best” how do they really compare? This short presentation gives us some insight into the answer to this.