Category Archives: Videos

Gratitude and connection with nature via incredible time-lapse photography

Louie Schwartzberg has spent the majority of his adult life taking time-lapse photography of flowers and nature. What he has learned is a wonderful lesson for all of us… tune in and listen to his TEDx talk on gratitude, connection and love.

Meet the amazing Jamaican woman who adopted and raised 32 kids

Annmarie Richards is a Jamaican woman who came from a broken home, and could not ignore the problems she saw around her every day in Jamaica. Not least of which was how many disadvantaged children she saw every day. Rather than do nothing, she decided to open her heart and take action – adopting as […]

New portable shower solution gives hope for the homeless of San Francisco

Homelessness is a big problem in San Francisco, and one of the major challenges for the homeless there is staying clean and hygienic. In fact, until recently there were only 16 available showers and restrooms for about 7500 to 12000 homeless people. Luckily, someone has come up with a beautiful and simple solution. Check the […]

95 year old WW2 veteran prepares to run across the USA for the SECOND time!

You’re never too old, and it’s never too late! Prepare to be inspired by this heartwarming tale of one of our brave heroes from Word War 2 who is still staying physically active and still going after his dreams. You’ll have no excuses after watching this 🙂 In a good way.

This Australian girl is on a mission to save endangered horses

Here’s a beautiful story of how one Australian girl is on a one-woman mission to save as many of Australia’s horses as she can. Due to heavy droughts in Australia, many horses are in danger of being put down, especially the weaker and vulnerable ones that people aren’t interested in buying. Watch the video to […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s must-watch speech on his rules for success

We all know Arnie. His story of success from Bodybuilding, to Movies all the way to political office is inspiring. But his road was far from easy, and we can all learn something from his journey. He delivered this powerful speech earlier this year all about his rules for success. Check the video out here:

This amazing toothpick art structure took 3000 hours over 37 years to build!

I came across this video on “The Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Made” and I thought it was so inspiring I just had to share. Scott Weaver works in a grocery store as a retail clerk, but his real love is art and being creative. His toothpick sculpture of San Francisco, which he calls “Rolling Through […]

It’s Never Too Late, Embrace Your Life, Embrace Yourself

I saw Lisa speak once in Vancouver, among a star-studded lineup of authors and speakers, and she blew them all away with her sincerity and conviction. What a powerful person and message. It’s never too late to choose to love yourself and design the life you dream of. I hope this touches some of you […]

Honesty Test, How Did We Do?

Are people generally honest? Here’s a great video from one of my favorite YouTube channels testing how many people do the right thing. They tested people by systematically dropping hundreds of identical wallets all around the US, everywhere from Disneyland, to Salt Lake City, and even the Las Vegas strip. Some very interesting findings, and […]

Inspiring Story Of A Brave And Passionate Deaf Musician That Will Melt Your Heart

What an incredible story of passion and persistence. This deaf musician blew away the judges and the crowd and had my eyes watering. A truly heart-warming example of the human spirit. Wishing her all the very best, and sending a big thank you for setting a great example for us.

Dog And His Human Save Each Other

This is a fantastic story of a man and his best friend, a rescued pit bull. He was recovering from addiction and she was so shy she hid from him at first. But when they went outside, everything changed, and it set both their lives on a course of exploration and joy. I’ve adopted several […]

Ha Ha Mantra With Gina Fendelman – Could It Help You Heal?

What an interesting way to deal with “serious” issues like disease, financial problems, etc. I couldn’t help laughing along as I watched this video. This takes not taking things too seriously to another level. It’s the first time I’ve heard of this method for groups with chronic illness, although this video is from 2009. Readers, […]

Laughter Yoga! Having Fun Staying Healthy And Stress-Free

This video is all about laughter! Vishwa Prakash is a significant leader in the world of Laughter Yoga—a powerful wellness tool to enhance both mental and physical health. Vishwa helped bring Laughter Yoga to the U.S. and currently serves as the head of the North American Laughter Yoga office. No yoga poses, yoga mats or […]

Universal FanCon Celebrates Diversity and All Who Love Pop Culture!

The inaugural Universal FanCon (FanCon) is the first large-scale, 24-hour, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, the diversity of fandom, the true needs of those who love pop culture and a celebration of the differences that make us strong. Hosted at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD, April 27-29, 2018, FanCon’s mission […]

3 Simple Ways To Enjoy The Outdoors

Happiness is a choice, and one we all want to make. Happier people tend to live healthier lives. In this BRAND NEW episode from the HooplaHa Original Series, Happiness Made Simple, organizational psychologist and eternal optimist Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD will talk about the simple, yet often neglected, things we can all do to […]

Meet The Doggie Dress Designer Whose Fashions Have Inspired So Many!

What’s more fun than watching a fashion show? How about a fashion show featuring incredibly cute dogs?? That’s exactly what took place recently at New York City’s Historic Hotel Pennsylvania. The New York Pet Fashion Show (NYPFS) is among the world’s largest animal rescue benefits, bringing fashion lovers from around the world together for a […]

Tennis Program Helps Underserved Teens Develop Resilience On and Off the Court

Tennis is a popular and fun pastime, in that it requires mental focus and athletic ability. But due to the cost of equipment and court time, lots of kids never get the chance to try their hand at the sport. Leaders of the Junior Tennis Champion Center (JTCC) recognized this cost challenge, and decided to […]