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A Doctor Who Paints

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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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Brand New Easy Way to Give Alert!

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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?

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Oxfam Makes Giving Easier Than Ordering Your Favorite Dumplings On Seamless

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(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

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“Seasons”

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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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