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Great human Nick Winton Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2013

Great human Nick Winton Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2013

There was an Englishman who listened to his friends in 1938 and visited Czechoslovakia. He immediately understood the threat of Nazism. Consequently during 1938 he persuaded the British parliament to accept refugees. It was the only country in the world which opened its borders. Nick collected money, found parents to adopt kids and managed the...
Defeating procrastination: "El minimalismo según ValeDeoro"

Defeating procrastination: “El minimalismo según ValeDeoro”

I shipped! A bit later then expected, nervous as hell, I hit the button “publish”. For today I crushed the little devil on my shoulder who tried to convince me that it was not good enough yet, that I should do yet another review, that most certainly I missed something crucial, that nobody would be...
The Measurement of Hope

The Measurement of Hope

The lives of the world’s poorest people have improved more rapidly in the last 15 years than ever before, yet I am optimistic that we will do even better in the next 15 years. The progress that the world has made in helping the poorest in the last 15 years is the kind of good-news...
The difference between growing older and growing up

The difference between growing older and growing up

The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn’t already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned round to find a wrinkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that lit up her...
Little acts of kindness...

Little acts of kindness…

Every day there is someone who surprises others with their kindness… check these stories on DarynKagan.com website… Restaurant Shocks Parents With Discount For “Well Behaved Kids” Pizza Man Makes Meal For Would-Be Robber Free Meal For Pregnant Mom Jet Blues Delivers Boy’s Special Goodbye Letter
NEWS: THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

NEWS: THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

I had a friend in college who was addicted to Coke and potato chips. Every night – studying or watching TV – he’d eat one bag of chips after another until he was too thirsty for any more. So, he’d quench his thirst with half a liter of Coke, feel pleasantly refreshed, and resume crunching...
No Negativity Challenge Lessons Learned

No Negativity Challenge Lessons Learned

In December I wrote a post about Karol Gajda’s No Negativity Challenge. This time it is a post about Karol’s lessons learned from this challenge. I want to show the lessons here because they are very interesting and if people are aware of them and understand them, it may change the way how they live and...
Kind gesture during a cross-country race

Kind gesture during a cross-country race

Spanish runner Iván Fernández Anaya helps confused Abel Mutai of Kenya win running race. Proof that good news sometimes travels slowly, Iván Fernández Anaya and his kind gesture during a cross-country race last December is now gaining widespread attention in social media circles. The Spanish runner trailed Olympic bronze medallist Abel Mutai of Kenya during an event...
Could 2013 be the year kindness takes off?

Could 2013 be the year kindness takes off?

This post was published in Positive Luxury. By Beth Pitts Kindness is a real buzzword at the moment. In December, the BBC broadcast a programme entitled The Business of Kindness, which explained how companies are using social media to bestow random acts of benevolence on their customers. Even large corporates are getting in on the act. Interflora has...
Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Author: Cathrine Gyldensted The science of positive psychology offers a new, more constructive foundation for news reporting, proposes Cathrine Gyldensted Brutal, terrible and sickening in all its violence, the Tucson shooting and its aftermath are sure headliners for media all over the world. But why are you reading about it in Positive News? The answer might surprise...