Larry Smith tells a room full of eager professionals that they’re going to fail at having a great career and gets huge applause for it. I could be wrong, but I think the key is to read between the lines. Check out 6:13 for a bad way to get engaged and 11:50 for a parenting […]
Net neutrality explained in a way that I (finally) really understand.
I am guilty of this, so seeing this made me sad. I’m going to try to change my habits — for my family, my friends, and myself. How about you?
There are 7 billion people living on this tiny blue marble floating in space. Here are five photo series that show the different values of cultures around the world. From the clothes we wear to the food we eat, each of us experiences life differently.
Actor, advocate, and creative dreamboat Joseph Gordon-Levitt ponders aloud how his views on gender equality went viral not once, but twice. He has some interesting thoughts to share. Take a look — at 3:45, he asks something of all of us, especially if you have a webcam on your computer! Share this with your friends! […]
A lot of us know Yoko Ono in many, many ways. (Some of us even know that she is a performance artist.) Have you ever seen one of her works? This video was taken in 1965, and it’s an interesting look at the relationship between artist and viewer. Especially if the artist is a woman. […]
Sometimes the stuff that can make us happier and healthier feels really unattainable. Like, it seems that in order to meditate I have to get into the perfect cross-legged position in my clutter-free meditation room and become totally zen. That sounds fantastic. However, it also sounds like it’s just not gonna happen. (For starters, I […]
There is growing tension in San Francisco between the haves and have-nots. It’s a complex and daunting problem that isn’t easily solved. But as they say back in my motherland, 千里之行，始於足下 (a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step). Enter TL Made. They took the notion of love your neighbor as yourself and […]
You don’t need to have visited the Yasuní National Park in Ecuador to know that the plan to destroy it is a terrible idea. Not only is it home to the most biodiverse and special rainforest on Earth, but it’s home to the last of the indigenous people there, too. Why should more oil drilling […]
One of my favorite yoga sayings is: I am not this body. Once we become detached from it — the way we are when we look at other people — it’s easier to treat it kindly as the incredible vessel we get to occupy. Not sure what I mean? Watch the video below. You’ll see […]