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Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-06T13:32:02+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of many. Why? Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, a viral disease. This monster illness took thousands of human lives as it swept through Italy,

101-Year-Old Spanish Flu Survivor in Italy Recovers from COVID-19

By |2020-04-01T18:11:28+03:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Inspirational|Tags: , |

Despite the media stating that the elderly are the most vulnerable to COVID-19, it seems that one older survivor recovered from COVID-19. There have been a few cases of individuals above the century mark defeating the COVID-19 virus. Despite what society claims, these resilient people are beating the odds. One such case involves a man born during the Spanish flu crisis. Surprising survival One Italian born man who chooses to be called, “Mr. P” survived the present pandemic at the age of 101. According to

This Dog Helped Save Numerous Koalas in Australia Wildfires

By |2020-02-22T21:23:57+03:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

Wildfires raged through Australia. With the help of a dog named Bear, rescue teams have finally been able to cut down losses of the animal population. It’s been a crisis for quite some time now. Australia is burning. And what’s worse than that is plants and animals alike are paying the heavy price. It is estimated that the number of animal deaths is nearing the billions, many of which are Koalas. The reason why the Koala is taking the worst of it is that they

Science-Backed Benefits of Photography for Your Mental Health

By |2020-02-22T00:36:30+03:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The ever-handy smartphone has allowed almost anyone to be a photographer. This device has allowed us to capture memorable aspects of our lives and see the world in ways we never thought of before. While some people believe that taking photos doesn’t help us to understand the world, science has proven that the benefits of photography are many. So, why should we put in the effort to capture the memorable moments of our lives in photographs? Let us explain. Science shows that one of the

80+Year-Olds Share Their Advice for the Younger Generation and It’s Eye-Opening

By |2020-02-21T23:03:07+03:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Inspirational, Personal Growth|Tags: , , , |

When you’re younger, you don’t put much thought into how life is going to be in your 80s or 90s. No, those years don’t really pass through your mind. When you’re younger, you’re looking for pleasure, building on your dreams, even when they’re extreme. But the sad part about this is that everyone forgets how life is short. We completely forget that one day, we will be at the end of that life, and there will usually be some unfinished parts that we have no

Animal Soul: Striking Portraits Capture Pets’ Personalities

By |2020-02-21T20:03:48+03:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , , , |

The eye is the window to the soul, and it turns out that the camera can be the window to animal souls. Humans have long wanted to communicate with their furry companions, but few of us are animal whisperers. Photographer Robert Bahou has used his skills to enable us to unearth their personalities and the motivations behind their behavior. He presents Animal Soul, a compilation of dog and cat portraits. It is the product of many months of editing, sorting, and photographing. What Inspired 'Animal

6 Swedish Christmas Traditions to Get You into Holiday Spirit

By |2020-02-22T17:15:16+03:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , , , , , |

With so many regular customs experienced at Christmas, are you missing out on more unique ones you haven't heard of? There are several Swedish Christmas traditions that are not as common as our traditional gingerbread houses and mistletoe. It is worth it, however, to become more familiar with these traditions as they could add to your enjoyment of the holidays. As great as things like Rudolph and Frosty are, it may be a good idea to broaden your horizons, learn of some new traditions, and

Alan Watts’ Philosophy, Biography & Key Ideas of His Teachings

By |2020-02-23T16:22:44+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspirational, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher who interpreted and popularized Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945, then left the ministry in 1950 and moved to California, where he joined the faculty of the American Academy