Updates, Guidance, & Resources
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).
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,...
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.
"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...
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...
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...
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,...
Think of someone you admire as a leader. What characteristics sets them apart and what word(s) would you use to describe them?
Now ask yourself,”How many of these qualities do I possess? Are there some I would like to strengthen?"
At some point in your career (or family or community), you likely will take on a leadership role. Great leaders inspire political movements and social change. They also motivate others to perform, create, and innovate. Leadership is most simply understood as...