June 5–7th, Madrid: Healthy Living & Longevity Globalizer Summit by Ashoka and the Fit for Life Foundation

  Imag­ine liv­ing a life brim­ming with ener­gy and pur­pose, even as you age. The Healthy Liv­ing and Longevi­ty Glob­al­iz­er Sum­mit cel­e­brates the trans­for­ma­tive poten­tial of longer lifes­pans and explores how they reshape our world. With more peo­ple over 65 than under five years of age, and a pro­ject­ed three­fold increase in those over 80…

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Forget the Oscars — the Greater Goodies honor Ten Films that Highlight the Growth Mindset, Resilience, Purpose and more

___ Every­one’s talk­ing about yes­ter­day’s Acad­e­my Awards—and so we thought we’d give out our own ver­sion of the Oscars, the Greater Good­ies. Where­as the Acad­e­my of Motion Pic­ture Arts and Sci­ences rec­og­nizes achieve­ments in act­ing, direct­ing, edit­ing, and so on, the Greater Good staff picked our win­ners for their abil­i­ty to illus­trate spe­cif­ic keys to human well-being, such…

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12 Ways Yoga Meditation Helps Nourish The Body, Brain and Mind

An easy, low cost, nat­ur­al prac­tice can help us boost our brain pow­er, be health­i­er and more spir­i­tu­al­ly attuned as we age, and improve our qual­i­ty of life and hap­pi­ness. It could also reduce some of the stag­ger­ing health care costs seen today. Curi­ous about what that prac­tice is? Recent­ly The Alzheimer’s Research and Pre­ven­tion Foun­da­tion (ARPF),…

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Understanding, and Nurturing, Resilience and Adaptability

Over and over again—in nat­ur­al dis­as­ters, after the SARS epi­dem­ic, fol­low­ing the loss of a child or spouse—Bonanno’s lon­gi­tu­di­nal stud­ies on loss and trau­ma revealed the exact same pat­tern at the pop­u­la­tion lev­el. No mat­ter how bad the trau­ma, rates of PTSD nev­er exceed­ed one-third, and rates of resilience were always found in at least…

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