Why You Should Start a Gratitude Journal

“When you experience wonder and you’re in the moment, you feel the divine. And what that does is engender gratitude,” said Louie Schwartzberg. Scientific studies show that being in nature reduces stress, anxiety, and worry while improving focus, creativity, and sense of connection. Watch this simple meditation from Moving Art, and start making a list […]

A Meditation on Gratitude

Do you have a mantra? Mantras are ancient chants meant to focus your mind. They are also known as “words of power,” or repeated chants that can bring you more endurance, strength, or power. Now watch Louie Schwartzberg’s short film, “Gratitude.” It contains some simple but powerful mantras that you can repeat as you go […]

Wonder & Awe by Louie Schwartzberg: TEDxLA [video]

“Wonder and curiosity drive us to explore because we are surrounded by things we can’t see, and that triggers our imagination, inspiring art and science. I love making the invisible visible. Using the art of time lapse and slow motion cinematography, I can stretch the imagination by creating journeys through portals of time, and scale. […]

Nature, Faith, Fungi & Community

In this final week of the official Gratitude Lab, we turn our focus to faith and community. How ironic – and how perfect – that another of Louie’s inspirational muses – the underground world of mycelium network – just happens to parallel this sense of connection, wonder, and gratitude. “Mother Trees” is the film trailer […]

3-Day Individual Gratitude Challenge

You may have heard, we have been talking a lot about gratitude. If you haven’t seen Louie Schwartzberg’s extraordinary work upon the Guggenheim rotunda, you’ll not want to miss it. We also have an exciting program running right now called the Gratitude Lab. Made possible by the generosity of John Templeton Foundation, we have created […]

Eudaimonia On College Campuses? (It’s a Good Thing)

Dr. Robert Bilder is a remarkable person. Yes, he is remarkable for his resume, which gives one cotton mouth when trying to absorb the depth of his career, but even more remarkable is his dedication to the exceptional health and well-being of young students at UCLA, Louie Schwartzberg’s alma mater and where Dr. Bilder currently […]

Let There Be Light

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 the lights went down within the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. What followed was a miracle of sorts. In the darkness, light was suddenly projected upon the structure’s iconic spiral rotunda – 5 stories high – and the central gallery floor filled with healthcare CEO’s from around the globe […]

Heather Hayward

HeartMath: the Gift Is Between the Beats

Expanding Heart Connections HeartMath is committed to helping activate the heart of humanity. They suggest that by creating an alignment and connection between our mind and heart, and with each other’s hearts, we awaken the higher mental, emotional and spiritual capacities that are dormant within us. Compassion, Resonance and Transformation are the core values that […]

Teenagers & Thank You Notes (This Really Happened)

Ashley Weber teaches high school French. Every Thursday, she asks the students to dedicate the first 10 minutes to writing a thank you note. And, you might be shocked to learn… they LOVE IT. Because of Thank You Thursday, there are currently over 1600 messages of thanks out in the world. At that, Madame Weber […]

Louie Schwartzberg

G Is For Gratitude

Q&A With Louie Schwartzberg Gratitude Lab Kicks Off With a Sit-Down With Louie If you haven’t heard yet, Gratitude Lab is now officially begun! In response to your requests, we’ve curated the best gratitude videos, gratitude facts, DIY projects for you to download, and…. a series of gratitude exercises which can be adapted to fit […]

Compassion Games

Survival of the Kindest: The Compassion Games

August 21st marked the end of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. World-class athletes from all corners of the globe have returned home, some with medals marking their incredible accomplishments. As those games come to a close, however, a new set of games is just on the horizon: the Compassion Games. No plane […]

Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Sharing Our Mission

Louie Schwartzberg’s lengthy career has been dedicated to capturing the beauty of nature using pioneering time-lapse techniques that take us on journeys through time and scale. As beautiful as these images are, they also come with a deeper purpose. “Beauty is nature’s tool for survival,” Louie is often quoted as saying, “we protect what we […]

Mastering Gratitude - Gratitude Revealed

Mastering Gratitude

Select a graphic you love below and share Gratitude Revealed with your friends and family. Help gratitude go global! Bio: Gratitude Revealed is an unprecedented journey into the science, mystery and building blocks of gratitude. In a series of 16 film shorts, acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us not only what these ideas look like, [...]

Gratitude

The science is in! And it undoubtedly proves that gratitude is more than just a simple sentiment. Studies link gratitude to a stronger immune system, lower blood pressure, better sleep quality, reduced risk of heart disease, and better kidney function. But the benefits of living a life in gratitude extend much further than purely physical.