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The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientificially proven to be good for you | World Economic Forum

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***Weekend IdeaFest Series: Japanese Forest Bathing***

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          I am always fascinated when the World Economic Forum (WEF) shares an unexpected essay. This piece on the Japanese practice of “forest bathing” is a perfect read for this long holiday weekend–and you should go beyond the reading to exploring the impact on your body and spirit of a forest near you.

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Source: The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientificially proven to be good for you | World Economic Forum

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Forget coding, we need to teach our kids how to dream | World Economic Forum

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***Transforming Education Series: World Economic Forum***

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          The World Economic Forum is sharing some of the most interesting and informative essays about major issues. Today’s post examines the critical importance to our future of transforming education to support dreaming and creativity in children. We need to take these lessons to heart! The featured images are from the ever-wonderful Buddha Doodles.

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Source: Forget coding, we need to teach our kids how to dream | World Economic Forum

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Which European countries put people before profits – and grow anyway? | World Economic Forum

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***World Economic Forum Series: Towards a People-Centered Economy***

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          There are countries in Europe that embody the ability to develop healthy economies while putting the welfare of people first. It is not an either/or situation but a both/and reality.This WEF paper illustrates practical ways in which competitiveness and inclusiveness can work together to shape a national economy.

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Source: Which European countries put people before profits – and grow anyway? | World Economic Forum

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Both/And Principle of Development!

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This is why it’s never too late for you to learn a new language | World Economic Forum

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***Personal Development Series: Learn a New Language***

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          As adults most of us are afraid to tackle learning a new language but, as this article from the World Economic Forum demonstrates, it really can be done.It’s an encouraging look at the possibilities we can master! The featured images are form the ever-wonderful Buddha Doodles.

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Source: This is why it’s never too late for you to learn a new language | World Economic Forum

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The Creative Apothecary Says Learn A New Language, A New Way of Thinking!

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At 60, the EU needs fresh ideas. The good news: young people have them | World Economic Forum

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***Weekend IdeaFest Series: WEF and The European Union, 2***

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          The evolution of the European Union over the last sixty years has been complex and not always smooth; it has, however, been essential to shaping the world of the 21st century. In this essay the World Economic Forum reviews some of the challenges facing the EU and the need for continuing transformation. What do you think of the ideas here?

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Source: At 60, the EU needs fresh ideas. The good news: young people have them | World Economic Forum

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This one chart shows how far behind the US lags in healthcare | World Economic Forum

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***Ideas That Matter Series: Healthcare in the US***

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          The World Economic Forum is a valuable source of good information and sound statistics. This chart comparing healthcare in the US to other nations should be a real jolt to Americans. It has never been more important to recognized the right to healthcare and do something serious about it. The featured images are masks made by veterans in an art therapy workshop for those suffering traumatic stress.

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Source: This one chart shows how far behind the US lags in healthcare | World Economic Forum

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Klaus Schwab: We need a new narrative for globalization | World Economic Forum

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***Weekend IdeaFest Series: World Economic Forum***

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               Klaus Schwab is the founder of the World Economic Forum and a philanthropist who is a strong supporter of social entrepreneurship. In this post he offers a thoughtful essay about the importance of transforming our ideas and practices of globalization. He recognizes that our current global systems are inadequate for building an inclusive society. You might also want to explore some of the many ideas presented at this year’s Davos forum.

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Source: Klaus Schwab: We need a new narrative for globalization | World Economic Forum

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Davos leaders: we might be heading for a jobless world, but that’s not as bad as it sounds | World Economic Forum

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***World Economic Forum Series: Future of Work***

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            The issue of the future of jobs in our rapidly changing world of technology is a critical one. Several of the discussions at Davos 2017 addressed this and I intend to post more on the future of work and the innovations needed in this emerging world. Finding new ways of supporting people cries out for creative expression in shaping the future. This post from the World Economic Forum is an introduction to what the future holds for work–with implications for education at every level.

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Source: Davos leaders: we might be heading for a jobless world, but that’s not as bad as it sounds | World Economic Forum

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The Creative Apothecary Shares the Ideas of the World Economic Forum!

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The Davos I know isn’t the one you hear about | World Economic Forum

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***World Economic Forum Series***

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          The World Economic Forum is an independent and influential organization based in Geneva. I have been following its development and work for about 10 years. Over this period the organization has grown immensely in its understanding of the needs for major economic and social transformation in society. Today’s post is a very thoughtful essay on these positive changes in WEF by the CEO of Mercy Corps, Neal Keny-Guyer.

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“The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos concluded at the end of last week, just as a new global vision was inaugurated in the US. The contrast between the two was stark.”

Source: The Davos I know isn’t the one you hear about | World Economic Forum

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There’s still time to make globalization work for all. Let’s start by fixing wage inequality | World Economic Forum

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***World Economic Forum Series***

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          The World Economic Forum has been meeting in Davos all this week. Unlike earlier meetings there has been a strong focus on the need for an inclusive economy and a sharing of ideas about how to make this a reality. This post addresses the key issue of wage inequality and possible solutions. Check this out and explore more of the important ideas shared in this annual forum.

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“Access to decent work opportunities for all is the most effective way to lift people out of poverty, reduce inequality and drive economic growth.”

Source: There’s still time to make globalization work for all. Let’s start by fixing wage inequality | World Economic Forum

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The Creative Apothecary Shares Ideas from the World Economic Forum!

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