Tag Archives: Inspiring

New Product Out Now: Famous Failures – The Game Of Persistence

We’re really excited to release the latest product in the Positive Atmosphere family: Famous Failures – The Game of Persistence. The game is surprisingly engaging and tests your memory to the limit. The whole way through you’re having entire sets of cards swiped from your possession and it’s your job to remember where they are […]

“Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do.” – Brian Tracy

“Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do.” – Brian Tracy What do you commit to become excellent at? Let us know in the comments!

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.

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 […]

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 […]

The Lift Garage Is Fixing Cars and People’s Lives

Lift Garage Executive Director Cathy Heying initially knew nothing about car repair. At 38-years-old, she went back to school for auto technology. To date, Cathy and The Lift Garage has saved Minneapolis residents over $30,000 in repair bills. Her mission is to lifts spirits, lives and families through their struggles.

Nurse Who Treated Abused Twin Baby Girls Gives Them Forever Home

When Jess Hamm began her shift as a nurse, she never would have expected it to change her life forever. 14-month-old Delilah was being treated for non-accidental trauma at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. She was extremely underfed, had several broken bones, and a fractured skull. She was so weak she couldn’t even hold her own head up. […]

Happy Made Simple In 3 Actions

We’d all love to be happy 24/7. Sometimes, it’s not that simple. Somedays are better than others, things don’t happen like we plan… But I have good news – happiness is a choice! In a video you’re about to see organizational psychologist and eternal optimist Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD will talk about the simple, […]

Student Recycles To Help Smile Train Charity

Recycling can improve the world in many ways. One of our favorites comes from a very caring high school student. Sonali Ranaweera was given $100 as a gift and decided she was going to use that money to help people. That’s when Recycling4Smiles was born. She got the idea to recycle the cans & bottles […]

Community And Veterans Bike Together On The Road To Recovery

The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization which empowers and honors injured service members. One of their outreach activities includes the Solider Ride, where soldiers cycle together with adaptive bicycles for 25 or 50 miles over a 4 day bonding period with their community and fellow soldiers. With chapters all over the United States, HooplaHa […]

Seniors Show Us How To Live A Full Life

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old,” George Burns. Life is what we make it & age is just a number. We have been blessed to get to know some incredible seniors who prove just that. Whether they are walking across the country to promote peace or taking belly dancing […]

2017 In Google Search Terms

In our rapidly globalising and digitalising world, news events pass as quickly as they came. A handy way of tracking what even happened this year, is looking at the most popular search terms from the most popular search engine. In 2017, the world asked “how.” Questions like how to join the military, how to run […]

Performing Arts Camp Helps Children Build Self-Esteem

Celebrating their fifth anniversary, Camp TLC (Together Living a Challenge) believes that when children are delivered hope and happiness through quality “camp like” programming, they develop a renewed sense of self-esteem and hope. Camp TLC brings a performing arts camp to kids who would never get to go to camp, specifically to kids in hospitals […]

Low-Income Students Get To Plant Seeds Of Change In This New Community Garden

Started as a social experiment in Venice Beach, California, the Community Healing Gardens has grown into so much more. Founder Nicole Landers initially wanted to develop a framework for introducing new and long-standing residents of her neighborhood to one another, and her mind made a natural leap. “The one thing that binds us all together […]

Christmas Smiles Song Raises Money To Fight Cancer

15-yr-old Kate Diaz writes her own music and plays acoustic guitar at venues all over Chicago. For Christmas, Kate decided to write an original song “Christmas Smiles” and donated her entire December earnings to a cancer research charity called CureSearch.