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Be curious, not judgmental.
Walt Whitman

Have you heard of the Rolex Award for Enterprise?  For more than 35 years these awards are given to a project that deserves support, a project that is improving lives, or protecting the world’s natural or cultural heritage.

Watch a beautiful video about the Rolex Awards.

Whats happening at the blog?

We have new guest writers. If you would also like to write about positive and uplifting ideas, people and places please contact us.

 Maria is a quirky Canadian and an optimistic mother of two. Read her post on how to stay happy.

Dinosaur embryos a key to giants' growth

The rare find of a dinosaur embryo bone bed has offered new clues into the growth pattern of some of the giant reptiles.
Read more

Pongo pygmaeus
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Do you think it's good?

Street Graffiti:  highlighting some of the best urban street art from around the world all in one place. 

 clean drinking water to thousands of villagers in the region of Tanzania

Find out what they are celebrating at GNN  Happy Homes

Happy Homes: 

here's a great idea this family has found for connecting from afar 

 Frugal Fridays at the blog...

Good idea: laughter yoga
Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher
Jagat Singh Bisht

See list of Laughter Yoga teachers

SMILE AT GOOD NEWS:

World Smile Day

The science of smiling

Positive Psychology

A baby's smile

What will motivate business in the future. Read more...

 Help the hungry 

      The Hunger Site

More Good Giving

 The  Global Poverty Project has support from Australian actor Hugh Jackman, 2011 Australian of the Year Simon McKeon and Director of the Earth Institute Jeffrey Sachs.

Find out more about the Project

Global Poverty Project has support from Australian actor Hugh Jackman

Visit the blog All Things Good for ongoing good news and to add your comments. 

 

Good idea: car free sundays

Car free Sundays: at All Things Good

GNN - childhood - good news from around the world about children's achievements and what is happening to help children. DRAWING: THANKS tokyonitexs

Spreading Optimism 

 “Our mission statement, is to spread the power of optimism,” said Bert Jacobs who uses the title chief executive optimist. “One way we do that is helping kids that need it, but it’s also just spreading good vibes, helping people focus on what’s good in the world.” Read full story of this lifestyle and clothing brand built on optimism that has their own charity: The Life is good Kids Foundation

Your mental well being can make you live longer and happier: A study by the Mayo Clinic showed that optimists lived longer than pessimists. Learn how to be more optimistic

Have you heard of Go Get Funding?

This is a site that helps you get financial support for a charity, creative venture or any worthwhile project.  They are passionate about helping to make good things happen. That could range from helping you raise money for critical medical expenses, a once-in-a-lifetime volunteer trip or to launch an exciting new business.

Miranda Kerr public domain images

 

tiny house for sustainable living

James is building a tiny house on wheels in his hope of living a greener, simpler and less stressful life. Read more...

PHOTO THANKS TO TINY HOUSE LISTINGS

The science of a meaningful life:

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being. Based at the University of California, Berkeley, they also help people apply this research to their personal and professional lives. See more  about their programs.

AUSTRALIAN GOOD NEWS

Positive news articles about the environment, people & health issues in beautiful Oz:

  • Clean up Australia campaign
  • Waste free restaurants
  • Australian of the Year
  • Great barrier reef
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • APRA Music awards
  • Important dates 
  • Australia's biggest morning tea
     

 

  • Nature News
  • World Land Trust
  • New protected species
  • enviro friendly ideas
  • save rainforests
  • Permaculture
  • Important environmental dates for 2012
  • Green schools
  • Green colleges
  • Solar breakthroughs
  • Microgeneration
  • Sustainable Alternatives

New Power Technology is not just a dream: zero emissions automobile   More info at Environment

BE PART OF THE SOLUTION for the Sumatran tigers and orangutans and Asian elephant.

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Minerals and how they help us, including recommended daily doses

Massage Benefits  Cancer Patients.

What is Feldenkrais?

Treatment for peripheral neuropathy

Sleep Resources

Advances in the fight against Cancer

Hope for Type 2 diabetes

Eradicating polio 

Superfoods

Alternative therapies


All at GNN Health

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Peace at GNN 

Good News about peace, world peace & inner peace:

Goddess of Peace

Peace sign design

Nobel Peace Prize

Global Peace Index

Make Happiness a priority in 2013:

visit smile and peace

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Have your say at perspective 

 hi gnn... good luck, from  d v sridharan publisher, good news india  20 Jul 2006

 There have been 1 or 2 good news sites like these in the past but they have stopped. Please keep going.
From Lindsay 2005

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The world's newest country, Southern Sudan, declares independence. Is this good news, what's your perspective?

 
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