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How to make friends, build community, and the create the life you want.
How can we feel connected to the world around us? Singer Diana Gameros tries to cultivate a sense of awe in the most unlikely of places.
An entire community in Newton, Massachusetts, is learning sign language just to make a 2 year-old girl happy.
USD 465, the public school in Winfield, KS, has initiated a program with a local retirement center. After a year-long construction project, Cumbernauld Village has opened an Early Learning Center pre-school classroom operated by the school district. They have produced a touching video from the program about how they are weaving a connection between the elderly and the young.
Volunteering can make you feel better physically and mentally-and its contagious. So what are you waiting for?
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As most of Washington was readying for partisan and ideological warfare over walls, abortion, and federal taxes, a handful of scholars and writers in D.C. on Tuesday morning were telling a story that was more local and more cheering — on the surface, at least.
Francy’s efforts, joining with others to keep the business district strong, made her think back to earlier times on main street when she was growing up in Nevada. She remembered, “when all of main street stayed open Saturday nights for farmers, which stopped in the late 1970s, I think.”
The church is a jarring challenge to our self-help philosophies.
Today, our culture is in crisis. Many people have retreated to their ideological bunkers to hate from afar, dehumanizing others rather than risk having real, meaningful conversations across their differences.
How will we find our way back to each other?
The Arizona Coyotes have two goals for the new year. The first, obviously, is to have a great second half of this season. The second is to raise a record amount of money to give back to the community and the fans.
“Beautiful messes” have a certain allure.
Diana Jason shares how Charles Schwab & Co. took the research on gratitude and put it to work.
A makers’ commons strives for openness, egalitarianism, and catalytic impact. The local environs has to reckon with it first.
Research shows friend groups shrink after age 25. Here's how to keep making new friends even as you get older.
The how to's of conversation from the Covergence Center For Policy Resolution.
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