Advances in Medicine

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Scientist: We've grown a nearly full human 'mini brain' - CNN.com http://edition.cnn.com/2015/10/06/health/pioneers-brain-organoids/index.html Parkinson's stem cell 'breakthrough' - BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/health-29935449 Stroke patients see signs of recovery in stem-cell trial - BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/health-22646103 Living drug' kills leukemia in 88 percent of patients | i24news - See beyond http://www.i24news.tv/en/news/technology/140220-living-drug-kills-leuke...
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Always pay it forward in some way…

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Farginen "Yiddish has a very special verb, unknown to most other languages: farginen. It means to open space, to share pleasure; it is the exact opposite of the verb to envy. While envy means disliking or resenting the happiness of others, farginen means making a pact with another individual's pleasure or happiness. This unique word represents the space in which we allow others to express their happiness, feeling of success, or gladness.... "Discipline is a fundamental factor. The greater ...
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Free Business and Entrepreneurial Skills

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Starting a Small Business in South Africa http://southafrica.smetoolkit.org/sa/en/category/2951/Starting-a-Business 10 Amazing Free Online Business Training Resources for Freelancers - Freelance Folder http://freelancefolder.com/free-business-training/ 100+ Free Online Business Courses & Certificates at MOOCS | OnlineMBAPage.com http://onlinembapage.com/awesome-free-online-business-courses/ Businessballs free online learning for careers, work, management, business training and ed...
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The Beauty of Music

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"If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die". Duke Orsino Twelfth Night: Entire Play http://shakespeare.mit.edu/twelfth_night/full.html Self-taught pianist Lucas Debargue scales heights of success - BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34655420 Guitar Chords with Chordbook.com.  Guitar chords you can hear! http://chordbook.com/guitar-chords/ 10 Sources for Free Online Music Courses http://study.com/ar...
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Meditation & Focusing

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Meditation is a behavioural technique to slow down the level of nervous system arousal and excitation in the body and induce a relaxed physiological state, no more or less. The fact that meditation is sometimes frowned upon because of perceived theological or spiritual associations can result in the loss of a remarkably powerful and easy to use, cost free coping resource tool. Meditation is not psychotherapy but it is a great coping resource | LIFELINES http://lifelines.co.za/meditation-is-not...
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Psychotherapy links

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Resources for Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy ISTDP Institute http://istdpinstitute.com/resources/ Psycho-dynamic therapy has been caricatured as navel-gazing, but studies show powerful benefits. Getting to Know Me. Jonathan Shedler http://www.jonathanshedler.com/PDFs/Shedler%20Scientific%20American.pdf Karen Horney's Vision of the Self. Essays & Excerpts, International Karen Horney Society IKHS http://plaza.ufl.edu/bjparis/ikhs/essays/paris_self.html   Learning from a Pe...
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50 Mission Statements from Top Non-profits

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TED: Spreading Ideas. (2 words) Smithsonian: The increase and diffusion of knowledge. (6 words) USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families. (9 words) Livestrong: To inspire and empower people affected by cancer. (8) Invisible Children: To bring a permanent end to LRA atrocities. (8) The Humane Society: Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty. (4) Wounded Warrior Project: To honor and empower wounded warriors. (6) Oxfam: To create lasting solutions to pover...
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Film-making skills online

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Free Online Courses for Aspiring Filmmakers http://nofilmschool.com/2011/04/free-online-courses-aspiring-filmmakers 20 Free Online College Film Courses | FilmmakerIQ.com http://filmmakeriq.com/2012/09/20-free-online-college-film-courses/ List of Free Online Film Courses and Learning Materials http://study.com/articles/List_of_Free_Online_Film_Courses_and_Learning_Materials.html Best free video editing software: our 20 top programs of 2015 | TechRadar http://www.techradar.com/news/so...
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List of 40 Free Educational Websites

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ALISON- over 60 million lessons and records 1.2 million unique visitors per month COURSERA- Educational website that works with universities to get their courses on the Internet, free for you to use. Learn from over 542 courses. The University of Reddit- The free university of Reddit. UDACITY- Advance your education and career through project-based online classes, mainly focused around computer, data science and mathematics. MIT Open CourseWare- Free access to quite a few MIT courses ...
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