Meik Wiking is an author, international Speaker, and CEO of The Happiness Research Institute which is an independent think tank that studies why some societies are happier than others. Their mission is to inform decision makers of the causes and effects of human happiness, make subjective well-being part of the public policy debate and improve the quality of life for citizens across the world. He is also a founding member of The Latin American Network for Wellbeing and Quality of Life Policies and has previously worked for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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“20 years ago, psychologist Arthur Aron discovered that 4 minutes of looking into each other’s eyes can bring people closer. Using this discovery, we decided to carry out a simple experiment, during which refugees and Europeans sat opposite each other and looked into each other’s eyes. Clearly, it is most important to give each other time to better understand and get to know each other.”
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“There’s so much pressure on us to be always rational, calm and sensible: it’s time also to say a word about the essential normality of a little madness.”
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Roko Belic is a film director, writer and producer. His directorial debut, ‘Genghis Blues’ won over 70 international film festival awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature. In 2010 he collaborated with Christopher Nolan (creator of ‘Inception’ and ‘The Dark Night Rises’) to direct the documentary ‘Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious’. Most recently he has teamed up with Tom Shadyac (director of ‘Ace Ventura’, ‘Bruce Almighty’ and ‘The Nutty Professor’) to make the documentary ‘HAPPY’ which Roko Directed, wrote, and co-produced. It’s an amazing film which combines powerful human stories with cutting-edge science to give audiences a much deeper and richer understanding of exactly what causes true Happiness.
Admiral William McRaven shares why it’s so important to make your bed every morning.
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“You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”
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Danielle MacKinnon is renowned as one of America’s best psychic mediums, highly gifted Intuitive, coach and leading animal communicator. She’s appeared on national TV, numerous radio stations, newspapers and magazines such as Cosmopolitan. She is also the author of the book ‘Soul Contracts’ and teaches people all around the globe about soul connections and animal communication.
Arielle Ford is a highly acclaimed relationship expert and the international bestselling author of ‘The Soulmate Secret’, as well as 7 other books. She’s one of the leaders behind the rapid growth of the self-help and human potential movement in the US and Former president and founder of The Ford Group; a successful public relations and marketing firm that helped launch the careers of Deepak Chopra, Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen, creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Neale Donald Walsch, author of Conversations With God. She has also worked with the likes of Wayne Dyer, Debbie Ford, Gary Zukav, Marianne Williamson and Louise Hay, among many others, 11 of whom became #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.
“We only have one world, but it’s divided. We tend to think that there are more things dividing us than uniting us….Travel opens our minds: when we experience something different, we begin to see things differently….explore your own diversity and discover how you are connected to the rest of the world.”
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