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WHAT I WORE

Jessica_Quirk

It’s hard to know that you love something (like, really love it) and reconcile the fact that your day job isn’t directly or even indirectly related to that very special something.  There’s a lot of pressure to abandon a more predictable professional trajectory in pursuit of a career that reflects your individuality. (If you’re a

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S P R I N G – hope springs eternal

ellen chen

Part 3 of a 4 part non-fiction essay entitled, "Seasons," by Ellen Chen

It’s hard to know that you love something (like, really love it) and reconcile the fact that your day job isn’t directly or even indirectly related to that very special something.  There’s a lot of pressure to abandon a more predictable professional trajectory in pursuit of a career that reflects your individuality. Despite popular opinion, monetizing

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The Zen of Sherlock Holmes

Chaz Franke

The Saturday Creative is all about featuring busy professionals who honor their creative impulses and passions outside of their more conventional careers.  This week’s contribution comes from the busy, brilliant and open-hearted Chaz Franke.  Chaz is a professor and fellow psychotherapist who specializes in working with trauma survivors through the non-profit sector in St. Louise.  Chaz

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Doctors, Harps and Horses, Oh My!

Meredith Hurdes-Lowder

The Saturday Creative is all about featuring busy professionals who honor their creative impulses and passions outside of their more conventional careers.  This week’s contribution comes from Meredith Hudes-Lowder, a top-rated nurse practitioner (she’ll earn her doctorate in 2016) practicing in Manhattan. Each year, Meredith honors her love of nature, fresh air and horses by

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Winter – Light Up the Dark

ellen chen

An excerpt from "Seasons," a 4 part non-fiction essay by Ellen Chen

It’s hard to know that you love something (like, really love it) and reconcile the fact that your day job isn’t directly or even indirectly related to that very special something.  There’s a lot of pressure to abandon a more predictable professional trajectory in pursuit of a career that reflects your individuality. (If you’re a

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Opposites Attract: Sustainability + Electronica

Alden Wicker Ecocult

Spending a bunch of time on Soundcloud discovering new music and rediscovering old favorites might not seem like the most important use of your time. There are certainly easy ways to rationalize why you shouldn’t be ‘wasting so much energy’ focusing on something that doesn’t contribute to your professional upward mobility and doesn’t garner any

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A Doctor Who Paints

Lisa_Markman_Sat_Creative

The Saturday Creative is all about featuring busy professionals who honor their creative impulses and passions outside of their more conventional careers.  This week’s contribution is a painting that comes from Dr. Lisa Markman, a top-rated endocrinologist practicing in NYC. It’s hard to know that you love something (like, really love it) and reconcile the

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“Seasons”

ellen chen

A collection of non-fiction essays by Ellen Chen. (Part 2 of 4: Fall)

It’s hard to know that you love something (like, really love it) and reconcile the fact that your day job isn’t directly or even indirectly related to that very special something.  There’s a lot of pressure to abandon a more predictable professional trajectory in pursuit of a career that reflects your individuality. (If you’re a

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