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A Whole New World: 7 Virtues for the Great Reset - Introduction

great reset May 22, 2020

Winston Churchill said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” At this unknown crossroads, while we are coping with chaos and loss, we also find ourselves experiencing new levels of connectivity with family, friends and even workplaces, for those able to work remotely. The earth is breathing freely and skies are clear over L.A., Beijing, Mumbai and other cities around the world for the first time in decades. Innovative, creative thinking is cropping up, from new products to the...

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Rainn Wilson Loves Virtues

media May 19, 2020
 

Actor and comedian Rainn Wilson loves virtues!

You may not know it from his role as Dwight Schrute on The Office, but Rainn is compassionate, caring and committed to making a positive impact on the world to bring out the best in people. He founded SoulPancake, a media company that celebrates humanity and champions creativity; he raises funds for the Mona Foundation, a charity focused on education and raises the status of women and girls; and is the creative mind and host behind The Baha'i...

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Virtues Cards Tutorial

virtues cards app May 18, 2020
 
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A Habit to Change Your Mind - Virtues as a Daily Practice

virtues cards app May 15, 2020

If you are looking for ways to have a more positive outlook for the future and inspire others to do the same, we have updated the Virtues Cards app to help shift your mindset and apply the ‘language of virtues’ as a daily practice

To help you do this, we’ve added a few new (and free!) features to our signature Virtues Cards app. But before you can access them, please take a moment to ensure that you’re updated to the latest version (1.7.0).

Click here from your...

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My Virtues of Sustainability - Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day

virtues matter Apr 22, 2020

What brings us together? What is it that taps into our common humanity and drives us to care about each other?  

I believe we have a collective drive to live a life of joy, meaning and purpose - to meet our own needs and thrive as individuals as well as serve a broader goal. That calling, for myself and many others, includes protecting our planet. The environment sustains us through jobs, natural resources, recreation and quality of life. 

Whether you support cleaner energy,...

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4 Tips to Get Started with the Virtues Cards App

virtues cards app Mar 31, 2020

You've Downloaded the Virtues Cards App.... Now What?

Our hope is that you will use the app daily for inspiration and motivation. Below are some key features that can enhance your experience with the Virtues Cards app. 

  1. The best way to start incorporating the virtues into your everyday life is to set a Reminder. Simply tap on 'Reminder' from the bottom menu and choose the best time of day to be reminded to do your daily virtues card pick!
  2. Next, explore the various decks available...
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A Quest for Joy, Meaning & Purpose

"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”  ~Michelangelo, Renaissance sculptor/painter who spent 4 years lying on his back painting Sistine Chapel ceiling

Behind every great achievement are stories of practice, training, discipline and sacrifice.

While ‘excellence' may require commitment, dedication and a sense of purpose, it doesn’t have to be expensive, time consuming or difficult. Often it’s as...

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A Clear Path - 20/20 in 2020

personal Jan 07, 2020

Having 20/20 vision means you have normal visual clarity and sharpness. In other words, it means you can clearly see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance.  So how can we bring ‘20/20 vision’ to 2020 and make the upcoming decade extraordinary?

Well, perhaps start with Idealism.

As the first few lines of the Idealism card say, "Idealism is having a vision of what is possible and wanting to make a difference. It is caring passionately about what is...

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2019 - A Year in Review

virtues matter Dec 23, 2019

A desire to have a life of ‘joy, meaning and purpose’ is a universal component of the human experience.  It is the foundation for cultures, ages, genders and religions worldwide.

It’s why Dara started ‘The Heart of Education’ in 2006 (with book of same name) to transform our schools and the systems that support them into environments that embrace the love of learning and help to develop the whole child.

Dave also comes from a place of purpose with a career...

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Serving the world

virtues project Nov 14, 2019

What do the United Nations, the Dalai Lama, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? Alright, obviously they have a lot in common but, in addition to being universally regarded for positively impacting humanity, they have all endorsed The Virtues Project!

The Virtues Project™ is a global grassroots initiative that began in 1991 to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life, sparking a global revolution of kindness, justice, and integrity in more than 120 countries. Facilitators,...

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