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…READ MORE >>
MAD OVER YOU launches this week and 'explores fashion's potential to reach beyond clothes and into our communities'
We’ve already talked about how convenience is a massive factor in whether or not people donate time, energy and money to causes they care about. We’ve also discussed the simple mechanics of how giving makes you happy–so now we can get right to asking the cutting-edge questions: Is there anything better than baggy, soft tee shirts?READ MORE >>
(That's pretty easy).
Convenience is a shockingly huge factor in all kinds of decision making, and giving is no exception. In addition to convenience, knowing that the utility of our time and/or money is being maximized also helps us feel assured that we’re making a positive impact, subsequently increasing our motivation to give. Enter Oxfam. In exactly 4…READ MORE >>
Music is a highly under-utilized self-soothing tool, not to mention an unexpectedly perfect marker for our personal growth. Representative of hundreds of little seasons of the heart, the songs we connect with help us track time and realize the changes that are happening in our lives. As we shift and grow more fully into ourselves, letting…READ MORE >>
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…READ MORE >>