Eva Flores

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Developing Practices for Happiness

Into the bank I go. It's not a branch I visit very often; in fact, the last time was a month ago. I walked up to the cashier and recognized her; she recognized me, too, and we broke into happy banter about nothing in particular.<p>I call a phone number to check on the progress of paperwork that has …

Living with less - the key to happiness

Living with less – the key to happiness<p>Look around your home – you're probably surrounded by things you've worked hard to own – that 50” flat screen …

Why People Cry When They're Happy

We often take for granted the fact that many people cry upon receiving happy news, as tears of joy are a well-known phenomenon. But have you ever …

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

Don't worry, be happy.<p>Bobby McFerrin was onto something when he wrote those words. There are so many benefits to happiness, and worrying causes so …

Success at Work and Happiness at Home: Mutually Exclusive?

Many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to balance grueling, but necessary, work schedules with family time.<p>It's a question that has fixated philosophers for generations: What are the ingredients of a successful life? It's also a question that Patrice H. wrestles with in far grittier …

A Great Recipe for Positive Social Change: Mix One Young Entrepreneur With a Team of Volunteers

I recently returned from Lima, Peru, where I had the privilege to meet with 20 young social entrepreneurs who had traveled from around the globe to take part in a week-long leadership retreat. The event was hosted by Laureate International Universities/Sylvan Laureate Foundation and the …

Immigration Reform and the Promise of Civil Society

On the heels of an electoral drubbing, the president and Republican leaders of the new Congress remain at odds over immigration. The Republican meme …

Crony Capitalism, American Style: What Are We Talking About Here?

Overview — In essence, crony capitalism conveys a shared point of view-sometimes stretching to collusion-among industries, their regulators, and …

Making Poverty History

In December, the United Nations sounded the alarm. Releasing its report on the World Social Situation of 2013, entitled “Inequality Matters,” the UN …

Opinion: Pope Francis’s ‘holy war’ on capitalism and toxic inequality

Big first-year anniversary for anticapitalist, anticonservative, socialist Pope Francis. Fortune magazine ranks him first among the “World’s 50 …

How to Use the Media for Social Change

<i>By Shayna Samuels and Glenn Turner, co-founders of Ripple Strategies, a PR & Cause Marketing Agency based in Boulder, Colorado.</i>

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Love In My 20s

WARNING: This is a very Debbie Downer list, but if it speaks to even one person and it helps them adjust their expectations even the tiniest bit, I …

Google's Algorithm for Happiness at Work and in Life

We all want to be happy. Some even say that achieving happiness is the goal of life. While we don't consider happiness the purview of technology …

Happiness

A Wonderful Interactive Whiteboard App Is Now Free Grab It

November 10, 2014<br>The poplar Stage Pro is now available for free download in the iTunes stores here in Canada and the States (not sure if this deal …

The Six-Step Relationship Strategy for Adults

Two years ago, as I was waiting for one of the "women with potential" to show up, I wrote this Relationship Strategy list. Just like I would for an online marketing project I was taking on. Here I was, getting ready to hang out with this woman, and I'm designing the strategy for getting beyond …

When & Where You Will Be The Happiest

We've been told the happiest age is 33, but also 66 might be nice. Or maybe 23. With all these different answers, is it possible to find a formula …

6 Daily Practices for Learning to Love Your Body and Your Self

<b>I’ve suffered from body dysmorphia since I was a young girl. Though I used to compete in fitness competitions, train twice a day, look “great” in a</b> …

The 5 Different Stages of Falling in Love

In a romantic comedy, falling in love involves a bumbling heroine and dashing male lead wooing one another in less than two hours, sassy montage included. In real life, the process is much more complicated and actually consists of five separate stages ranging from butterflies to stability, …

The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream

One November night in the 1870s, legendary Russian writer <b>Fyodor Dostoyevsky</b> (November 11, 1821–February 9, 1881) discovered the meaning of life in a dream — or, at least, the protagonist in his final short story did. The piece, which first appeared in the altogether revelatory <b>A Writer’s Diary</b></i> …

13 Destructive Habits You Need to be Aware of

We are all guilty of self-sabotage at least one point in our lives.These behaviors often creep up on us, and before we know it, they’re habitual. …

Motivation

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

5 Reasons E-Learning Will Radically Change the Education System

<b>1. Education Needs Change</b><p>Education is essential to helping the world progress, both technologically and socially. Unfortunately for many, access to …

Using tech to solve the broken education system

4.0 Schools (4pt0) is a non-profit incubator based in New Orleans and New York City. For four years, we’ve been equipping entrepreneurs to build the …

Truth be told, public schools add the most value

There has been an ongoing growth in students attending the non-government education sector over the past decade. It is diabolical that public …

Bringing education out of the Industrial age – The Day Before Tomorrow episode 2

The Drum's Day Before Tomorrow series has continued, with the second episode – Education - exploring how technology is disrupting the education …

We need a non-elitist, inclusive education system

The subtitle of what I view as this hotchpotch of a report rather gives the political game away: from nursery to university. Mr Bloomer seems to …

5 Things Our Education System Needs To Start Teaching… For The Sake of America

Shares 0<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><b>Matthew Rozsa wonders if the American education system is producing</b> …

Building A Romantic Relationship

Lonely and sick of it? Feeling like you’re going to get dumped? Not sure how that first date went? Wondering what that rash is? These and many other confusing dating issues can be solved for you by the inimitable Bryce Warnes. Put your happiness in his capable hands (Note: Bryce Warnes is not a …

Relationships

Radical new economic system will emerge from collapse of capitalism

At the very moment of its ultimate triumph, capitalism will experience the most exquisite of deaths.<p>This is the belief of political adviser and author Jeremy Rifkin, who argues the current economic system has become so successful at lowering the costs of production that it has created the very …