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Overcoming hopelessness - Nick Vujicic at TEDxNoviSad

Overcoming hopelessness - Nick Vujicic at TEDxNoviSad

10 Ways to Build Resilience - Generation Next | A Social Enterprise dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People and their Community Generation Next Blog ← Man Dies After Three-Day Internet Gaming Binge • Are Wellbeing Programmes Making Any Difference? → Many people react to life’s challenging experiences with strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty. Resilience is not a trait that people are born with. A combination of factors contribute to resilience: · The capacity to make realistic plans and take steps to carry them out · A positive view of yourself and confidence in your strengths and abilities · Skills in communication and problem solving · The capacity to manage strong feelings and impulses. 10 Ways to Build Resilience 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. While these tips provide a good useful starting point, it is important to remember that the key is to identify ways that are likely to work well for you as part of your own personal strategy for fostering resilience. Adapted from The Road to Resilience If you're new here, you can find out more about Generation Next events here.

Adults and Kids Were Asked The Same Questions – The Answers Will Change The Way You Think How confident are you with yourself? Fifty people were asked the question: “If there is one thing you can change in your body, what would it be?” Every adult in the video wanted to change something in their body. The kids answers will give you an amazing perspective. How about you? Gratefulness: How to Live Each Day to the Fullest “‎Today is a new day. It’s a day you have never seen before and will never see again. Seize the wonder and uniqueness of today! How often to you stop to fully see and fully appreciate the beauty that surrounds you? Watch this inspiring TED Talk to discover from Louie Schwartzberg how you can start appreciating and live life to the fullest by simply appreciating and enjoying what each day has to offer. By far one of the most beautiful and most profound videos I have ever watched. Enjoy! With all my love, Like this post?

Search for "random acts of kindness" - Who Arted? Random Acts of Kindness Tree Did you know there is a Random Acts of Kindness Day? It’s celebrated every year on February 17th… But why limit yourself to one day a year? I came up with a creative and fun way for our family to spread random acts of kindness year-round: a Random Acts of Kindness Tree! My idea was to spread some happiness and teach my little one about the joys of giving. Want to make your own tree? Materials Needed: Step One: Decorate your tree with a base layer. Step Two: Add some hanging ornaments to fill up your tree. …and some personalized Photo Ornaments (want to make your own? Step Three: Print Random Acts of Kindness cards. Step Four: Fill out your Random Acts of Kindness cards. Step Five: Start enjoying your tree! Need some ideas to get inspired? Did you make your own Random Acts of Kindness Tree? Read More Happy Dolls and The Birthday Project I first heard about “The Birthday Project” from a close friend of mine. This sort of thing is right up my alley. 1. 2. 3.

untitled Henderson Rubin Creative Design Studio: Freebie Friday~Let's Celebrate Kindness Printables Hi all! Happy Friday! Today I am sharing my favorite quotes on KINDNESS. I keep a collection of quotes on KINDNESS and wanted to share them in a different way other then simply just retyping the quote. My campaign for kindness began with my favorite quotes on kindness. There are so many ways in which to spread kindness, I wanted to share it through design. Please feel free to download this FREE PRINTABLE: Have a great weekend!

Woman Undergoes Bizarre Body Changes In Short Film Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting. While Anna is preparing for a first date with Henry, a man she has secretly loved for years, everything goes wrong until she discovers the impossible — she’s suddenly able to sculpt her appearance like clay to any shape she desires. Written and directed by Sandy Widyanata,”Plastic” is a popular short film that was released in 2008. It delves into the issue of women’s body image issues and the power of self acceptance. Watching Anna manipulate her face and body in her bathroom — pulling at her nose until it reaches the perfect point, stretching her neck like a giraffe until it’s long and thin — is bizarre, comical and even creepy at times. The more Anna changes her appearance, the more invigorated she feels. But the second Henry comes knocking at the door, Anna examines at her brand new body in the mirror and makes a stunning realization. Like our Page

The Top 10 Good News Stories of 2014 I was reading through all the negativity and stupidity this morning while drinking my coffee and something said, ‘how about some good news?’, so I typed in GOOD NEWS and found your site… Ahhh! John Longo Oh my, you’ve made my day! - Dany Thank you for writing your newsletter, Some Good News! - former Sec. of State Colin Powell Your daily stories have allowed me to rekindle a certain appreciate for the good things in life. - Trey Aubrey I think there needs to be a change of consciousness with the news ... to try to seek a higher ground. - Oprah Winfrey When I read the newspaper, I look for the good news because every thought we think changes our biochemistry. - Dr. I think the press, including TV journalism, has an ethical responsibility, a sacred responsibility, a service mission ... to make good news just as entertaining (as we've made sexy the violence). - Marianne Williamson If news is not really news unless it is bad news, it may be difficult to claim we are an informed nation. - St. - Lisa

Malala Yousafzai: the inspiration | Nobel Peace Prize 2014 Malala Yousafzai becomes the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Here we share some of the reasons she's an inspiration everyone. “Despite her youth, Malala Yousafzai has already fought for several years for the right of girls to education, and has shown by example that children and young people, too, can contribute to improving their own situations." The Nobel Peace Prize committee on Malala. “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” “I raise my voice not so that i can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.” "My goal is not to get a Nobel Peace goal is to get peace and my goal is to see education of every child." I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai is out now.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015 Theme: Make It Happen International Women's Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Various organisations identify their own International Women's Day theme, specific to their local context and interests. Support International Women's Day ONLINE Use your voice via social media: - #MakeItHappen - #womensday - #IWD2015 - #internationalwomensday - #PaintItPurple - And watch out for even more #hashtag activism from loads of great groups all around the world Interact with womensday on: - Twitter - Facebook - Youtube - LinkedIn - Pinterest Support International Women's Day OFFLINE Why purple?

Open Letter to Julien Blanc - HandbagMafiaHandbagMafia If you have thus far managed not to hear about this, you might want to read a summary here of what went on so you see why I’m writing this. Dear Julien, By now, I imagine you’re back home after your less than successful Australian Tour and subsequent booting out of the country. The thing is, here is Australia, we are far from perfect when it comes to any number of things but what you will have discovered is that we have a rather powerful feminist community. The wonderful Kirsty Mac, who was instrumental in stopping Blanc’s “seminars” from going ahead, which you can read about on her blog here and here. As a member of that community, I can’t help but feel a little sorry for you. What you’re doing is promoting rape culture and misogyny. You speak about women as if we are animals- “game”- for you to hunt in the “field” and talk about ways to manipulate us and control what we are thinking to get us into bed with you. You’re really quite racist and disrespectful. Credit: Chally and Nirmukta