“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.”—Rachel Naomi Remen (via thatkindofwoman)
"The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will blossom like flowers." - Thich Nhat Hanh (via culturejolt)
SoulPancake and The Streamy's: An Award(s) to Remember
Hey SoulPancake Fans,
Just wanted to give all of you a heads up that we submitted several series into this year’s Streamys!
We think SoulPancake’s YouTube series deserve some awards, but do you think we do? If you do (and who wouldn’t) all it take is a couple of clicks!
Creator submissions are now closed, but we have until SUNDAY, AUGUST 3RD for Fan Nominations to go through — basically, the community (AKA you guys!) can nominate our series. Ultimately, the series with the most nominations become an automatic entry into the nominees list.
It’s simple- click on the links (as many times as you want), press submit, and with each nomination, SoulPancake will climb the ranks of YouTube Channels and creators.
Today on Food For Thought, SoulPancake wants to talk to our fans about letting it go- no, we’re not talking about the song from Frozen- but, rather getting rid of our mental baggage. What’s the biggest hurdle you need to overcome?
Sometimes it’s hard to forgive and forget. We hoard onto memories and continually let them affect us. What’s one thing you’re holding onto that you should let go?
SoulPancake’s series “The Science of Happiness” recently paired up with the release of Zach Braff’s new movie Wish I Was Here to make a video about the importance of families. No matter how big or small, families have a different meaning to everyone and we want to hear about yours!
In honor of SoulPancake’s awesome new video about families, we wanted to celebrate all the different variations of families in the world. From a strong support system to constant giggles- what does family mean to you?
In today’s installment of Food For Thought, SoulPancake recognizes the importance of the lasting bonds people create and nurture.
Your camp counselor helped you learn responsibility, Maya Angelou guided Oprah through her career- being a mentor is a huge responsibility, but the results and feeling of having helped someone are totally worth it. When have you been a mentor/mentee?
Jim and Ida were married for 54 years. Their wonderful story began on a blind date in Los Angeles, and blossomed into an inspiring and generous love. Jim passed away in 2013 and Ida and their two children still live in California.
Zach meets with a Greek Orthodox, who isn’t…Greek! Noah works and lives at the St. Sophia Cathedral here in LA. A fairly “new” member of the church at 26, he has been with the a member for 7 years and has a leadership role working with the people in his age group.
What makes a happy family? How do you know if you’re doing a good job as a parent? Inspired by Zach Braff’s latest movie, “Wish I Was Here” we decided to bring in real parents, with their children, to set up an experiment and find out more. Check out the movie — in select theaters July 18.
When you become a dad, one of the hardest this do is be fully present. This week we talk to Chris Reese, and hear his story about his heritage and his relationship with his dad has shaped who he is and how he raises his kids. How can you be more fully present as a dad?
BONUS: Guys and gals, make sure to look through that #TheImpressionGuys hashtag on Instagram and Twitter and follow the cast and crew through their past few weeks of filming!