Kurt Vonnegut and the science of happiness

Kurt Vonnegut and the Science of Happiness

Kurt Vonnegut, one of the best writers of any lifetime, once wrote a sentence that—if you recite it—can literally expand your capacity for experiencing and retaining happiness.

But before I give you that magical sentence from Mr. Vonnegut, let me share two memories.

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maya angelou music video phenomenal woman

Maya Angelou Like Never Before: MUST WATCH VIDEO

The British singer-songwriter Laura Mvula has just done something incredible…


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Act British, Think Yiddish

My husband likes to bullet point. He’s the Chief Strategy Officer of a large media company, so this makes sense for him. I’m the Chief Talky Officer in a few different mediums, so I can learn from his pith. And one of his favorite mantras is, “Act British, think Yiddish.” This life-changing maxim has become so commonplace in our lives that we often text each other simply, “ABTY” when we need a reminder of the best way to get what we want.

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11 Must Read Biographies For International women's day

11 Must-Read Biographies About Incredible Women

In honor of International Women's Day, here are 11 incredible books to get your nose into (and get inspired by in the process)…

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The Word Maven: Creative Interview with Alexandra Franzen

 Hello! Please introduce yourself. Who are you? What do you do? How does your heart manifest in the world?


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Best online kinesiology taping guide

Is Kinesiology Tape Right For You?

In our latest publication, anatomy expert and movement specialist Alex Karr explains one of the hottest new trends sweeping the athletic world today – kinesiology tape. This tape, as explained in his book Kinesiology Taping: Your Guide To The Best Methods And Techniques, is much more than traditional athletic tape. It's a powerful way to not only support the body while it's moving, but it has proven to help speed recovery for current injuries while also preventing new ones.

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Creative Life Interview

Creative Life Interview with Elenore Bendel Zahn

What does living a creative life mean to you?

Fulfilling, random, crazy, passionate, inspiring and wildly unexpected days, every day. Phew!

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Grow Your Passions

Grow Your Passions, All of Them

“Follow your bliss.” ~ Joseph Campbell

The other day my sister-in-law introduced me as “one of those self-taught people who like to research and learn how to do new things.” It’s true. I crave learning and growing creatively—I attend photography workshops, art and yoga retreats, cooking classes and long distance races every year.

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