“Celebrate What’s Right with the World” is a film by Hewitt Jones, a professional photographer, aiming to approach life with confidence, grace and celebration.The stories and lessons it includes came from his years as a photographer with National Geographic, years that gave him a new and live-changing perspective. “Celebrate” has become one of the most successful training films ever produced. “That’s not me, folks, that’s the message”, Hewitt Jones claims, “that’s just a lot of people knowing in their hearts that there’s a better, more positive way of looking at the world. That celebration really can be a way of life. So, please, enjoy the film. Then go out and celebrate what’s right with the world!
“The Power of Vulnerability”, a TED-talk by Brené Brown that went viral. Brené studies human connection – our ability to empathize, belong, love. In this poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.
“Danny and Anny”: Danny Perasa and his wife, Annie, came to StoryCorps to recount their twenty-seven-year romance. As they remember their life together from their first date to Danny’s final days with terminal cancer, these remarkable Brooklynites personify the eloquence, grace, and poetry that can be found in the voices of everyday people when we take the time to listen.
“The Art of being Yourself”, a TED-Talk by Caroline McHugh. “There is a ‘You-shaped’ hole in the universe”…
Denzel Washington’s beautiful personal address to college graduates at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana.