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In an effort to instil hope, healing, love, unity, and smiles in the world, Gurdeep Pandher and musician Todd MacLean wrote a song called "Joy, Hope, and Positivity", aimed at bringing these positive emotions in listeners.

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Gurdeep's recent article on Substack

For That True Joy, Remember To Listen To Those Unheard Beats Of Your Own Heart

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Video: Indigenous, Celtic, and Punjabi Mash-Up for Building Cross-Cultural Bridges

In a society that is deeply polarized nowadays, the act of combining arts from different cultures sends a powerful message of unity-in-diversity and coexistence to the world. This artistic collaboration not only showcases the richness of cultures but also fosters understanding, appreciation, and respect among different communities.

Video: A Government of Canada Video About Gurdeep's Work

The world is experiencing challenges that impact us and make us feel hurt. Sometimes, this hurt can deeply reside in the depths of the heart, causing constant anxiety, panic, or unsettling thoughts. However, in the midst of pain and turmoil, it is vital to share hope, as it acts as a beacon in nurturing our mental and emotional health. Gurdeep's dancing is a sincere expression, conveying an overflow of joy, hope, love, and positivity.

Video: Lisa LaFlamme from CTV National News Talks About Gurdeep’s Work

Air Canada's enRoute Magazine Interview with Gurdeep Pandher

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Video: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Talks About Gurdeep Pandher’s Work

Find joy in the small moments. Appreciating a blooming flower, feeling a sunbeam on our face, or hearing the sound of leaves can nurture those necessary feelings of joy in your heart.

  • Slowdown is Awesome, but Occasionally Enjoy Outdoor Activities During the Winter Season

    Slowdown is Awesome, but Occasionally Enjoy Out...

    Gurdeep Pandher

    Rest is great. However, slowdown time sometimes extends beyond certain boundaries and limits our ability to venture outdoors and fully embrace the beauty of nature.

    Slowdown is Awesome, but Occasionally Enjoy Out...

    Gurdeep Pandher

    Rest is great. However, slowdown time sometimes extends beyond certain boundaries and limits our ability to venture outdoors and fully embrace the beauty of nature.

  • Embrace Your Setbacks and Failures: Discover True Joy

    Embrace Your Setbacks and Failures: Discover Tr...

    Gurdeep Pandher

    This statement holds true: Happiness is a state of mind.Yes, it is not solely dependent on external achievements, possessions, and knowledge. While achieving dreams, acquiring wealth, and reaching desired positions...

    Embrace Your Setbacks and Failures: Discover Tr...

    Gurdeep Pandher

    This statement holds true: Happiness is a state of mind.Yes, it is not solely dependent on external achievements, possessions, and knowledge. While achieving dreams, acquiring wealth, and reaching desired positions...

  • The 8 Key Ideas for Dealing with Life's Challenges

    The 8 Key Ideas for Dealing with Life's Challenges

    Gurdeep Pandher

    To find joy and balance, we must have faith in time, take responsibility for our happiness, share joy with others, avoid comparison, embrace uncertainty, and find happiness in small things.

    The 8 Key Ideas for Dealing with Life's Challenges

    Gurdeep Pandher

    To find joy and balance, we must have faith in time, take responsibility for our happiness, share joy with others, avoid comparison, embrace uncertainty, and find happiness in small things.

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Gurdeep says, "In times of darkness, we yearn for sunshine. In moments of sadness, we search for joy. Joy for each other has the power to unite us and eradicate hatred. It serves as a reminder to break free from some narrow perspectives imposed by cultures, countries, and religions, and instead embrace all as fellow human beings and fellow travellers on this fleeting journey of life."

Video: A joyful session

Gurdeep says, "Recent world events have created fears and vulnerability in the hearts of many. Humanity has witnessed and continues to witness a lot. Nevertheless, humanity has also discovered resilience by holding onto hope. Therefore, I encourage you to keep hope as your closest companion."

Video: BBC News Interview with Gurdeep Pandher in -20ºC Temperature

People will always have opinions about you, both positive and negative. However, you have the power to choose how to react. As long as your choices do not harm others and the environment, focus on what brings you joy and live authentically to find inner peace. Share your talents, style, kindness, love, compassion, and light with the world, and remember that the power to choose your own path lies within you.

Google Canada’s billboard about Gurdeep at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto in 2021

As our focus on material success persists, we have become disconnected from the simple joys of life, the beauty of nature, and our connection with the environment. This disconnection from nature has resulted in various anxieties. Therefore, it is crucial, now more than ever, to take action to reconnect with nature and truly appreciate its beauty.

Recognizing Gurdeep's contributions to Canadians through his kinetic/ physical movement, creating cross cultural communications and fusions, messages of hope, and their impact, the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John's honoured him with an honorary doctorate degree of "Doctor of Laws honoris causa.” in May 2023.

True joy may not solve your problems, but it can shift your approach in a positive way on how you handle your problems. So, even though joy and hope are not magic wands, they are very helpful in your navigation to find a solution.

Gurdeep at his little home in the wilderness of the Yukon. Nature is magnificent and can soothe the heart and lift spirits. When the world is too loud to hear your heart, nature is always there to listen and comfort you.