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A Habit to Change Your Mind - Virtues as a Daily Practice virtues cards app May 15, 2020

If you are looking for ways to have a more positive outlook for the future and inspire others to do the same, we have updated the Virtues Cards app to help shift your mindset and apply the ‘language of virtues’ as a daily practice

To help you do this, we’ve added a few new (and...

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My Virtues of Sustainability - Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day virtues matter Apr 22, 2020

What brings us together? What is it that taps into our common humanity and drives us to care about each other?  

I believe we have a collective drive to live a life of joy, meaning and purpose - to meet our own needs and thrive as individuals as well as serve a broader goal. That...

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4 Tips to Get Started with the Virtues Cards App virtues cards app Mar 31, 2020

You've Downloaded the Virtues Cards App.... Now What?

Our hope is that you will use the app daily for inspiration and motivation. Below are some key features that can enhance your experience with the Virtues Cards app. 

  1. The best way to start incorporating the virtues into your everyday...
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Press Release: New App Helps People to Cultivate Virtues media Feb 11, 2020

North Bethesda, Maryland - There’s a new, easy-to-use tool designed to aid all people in the everyday quest to lead lives of joy, meaning and purpose: The Virtues Cards App.

Based on work endorsed by the Dalai Lama and honored by the United Nations, the app offers simple guidance to help...

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A Quest for Joy, Meaning & Purpose personal virtues cards app Feb 10, 2020

"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”  ~Michelangelo, Renaissance sculptor/painter who spent 4 years lying on his back painting Sistine Chapel ceiling

Behind every great achievement are stories of practice, training,...

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A Clear Path - 20/20 in 2020 personal Jan 07, 2020

Having 20/20 vision means you have normal visual clarity and sharpness. In other words, it means you can clearly see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance.  So how can we bring ‘20/20 vision’ to 2020 and make the upcoming decade extraordinary?

Well,...

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2019 - A Year in Review virtues matter Dec 23, 2019

A desire to have a life of ‘joy, meaning and purpose’ is a universal component of the human experience.  It is the foundation for cultures, ages, genders and religions worldwide.

It’s why Dara started ‘The Heart of Education’ in 2006 (with book of same name) to...

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Serving the world virtues project Nov 14, 2019

What do the United Nations, the Dalai Lama, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? Alright, obviously they have a lot in common but, in addition to being universally regarded for positively impacting humanity, they have all endorsed The Virtues Project!

The Virtues Project™ is a global...

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What makes a good leader? business leadership Oct 11, 2019

Think of someone you admire as a leader. What characteristics sets them apart and what word(s) would you use to describe them?

Now ask yourself,”How many of these qualities do I possess? Are there some I would like to strengthen?"

At some point in your career (or family or community), you...

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A Life of Purpose leadership personal workshop Sep 27, 2019

Would you like a world with more kindness, caring, justice, peacefulness and unity?

What if we could cultivate a culture of integrity, courage, empathy and gratitude in our daily lives?

As a family, it’s something we talk about a lot. Recently, we decided to take a bold step and unite not...

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