A new film explores how globalization has resulted in crises of the economy, the environment and the human spirit — and points the way to a new path.
A new film, "The Economics of Happiness", explores how globalization has resulted in crises of the economy, the environment and the human spirit — and points the way to a new path. Not only does having more stuff and making more money not make us happier, but our consumer culture, driven by the engine of globalization, has resulted in an economic and environmental crisis — and, the film's creators say, a crisis of the human spirit. The story of the tiny Himalayan region of Ladakh, a remote mountain community bordering Tibet, shows the impact of exposure to the outside world.
The ability to speak clearly, succinctly, and powerfully is easier than you think
The ability to communicate effectively can make or break a person's assessment of your intelligence, competence, and authenticity.
Researchers discover a link between nonverbal synchronization and relationship success.
- Scientists say coordinating movements leads to increased intimacy and sexual desire in a couple.
- The improved rapport and empathy was also observed in people who didn't know each other.
- Non-verbal clues are very important in the development stages of a relationship.
What defines a dark horse? The all-important decision to pursue fulfillment and excellence.
When we first set the Dark Horse Project in motion, fulfillment was the last thing on our minds. We were hoping to uncover specific and possibly idiosyncratic study methods, learning techniques, and rehearsal regimes that dark horses used to attain excellence. Our training made us resistant to ambiguous variables that were difficult to quantify, and personal fulfillment seemed downright foggy. But our training also taught us never to ignore the evidence, no matter how much it violated our expectations.
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