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Imagination

5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy

Silvia Damiano | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at least once at a meeting.

10 Absurdly Brilliant Inventions We Need In Our Lives ASAP

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

When we think of the inventors of today, we typically envision those pushing technology to heights we never imagined, from 3D printing to the properti...

The Delights of Our Lives

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

We're swimming, breathing, being in delight. We meet people we admire; we brush space with strangers who grow into friends; we revel in the things...

Healing the Wounds of the Future

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.06.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Is it possible that the mere prospect of terrifying battle experiences is enough to traumatize soldiers before they actually deploy?

The Trick To Banishing Bad Memories

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Painful memories are completely normal. But when the stress associated with them hinders your life right now -- that's a problem. The good news is that you can learn to channel the positive memories and turn down the volume on the negative ones.

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

5 Great Reasons To Zone Out

Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tori Rodriguez for YouBeauty On any given day, studies show, you're likely to spend as much as half your waking hours lost in la-la land. Not ex...

Music Is but a Conversation Between Likened Hearts

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Rutendo Nyamuda

From years of classical training in flute and playing in school bands and orchestras, my mind understands the technical aspects of the piece. Crescendo; diminuendo. Solo; tutti. Adagio; allegro. It deciphers which instruments are playing at any given time and anticipates what's to come.

The First Time Our Favorite Magical Creatures Appeared in Fantasy Novels and Legends

Meira Bienstock | Posted 07.09.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

The language and characters intertwined with the fantasy world we have imagined has come as second nature for those of us who read stories of magic. Listed below are the magical creatures and the first time they made an appearance in literature.

"Identity": A Talk With Ingrid Thoft

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.30.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ingrid Thoft's just-released novel, Identity, involves thorny legal and psychological issues raised by a single mother, Renata Sanchez, who was impregnated by artificial insemination.

Why You Should

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Aurelia Condrat

Sometimes our wishes come true; other times things simply do not go as we would like them to. Who didn't fail at least once in his life? These are not tragedies, they are hardships. You keep on trying your best until you succeed.

Lessons from Thrive, on Passion and Commitment

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

So if we stay calm and focus on our passions, they will transform in what we truly want to be and do, because we are human beings willing to make a meaningful difference in the world, at least for the amount of time we are on earth.

Marcia

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.08.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How My Father Taught Me to Make Stuff Up (And How That Has Made All the Difference)

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Anything was possible, even the most unlikely things -- which, with a twinkle in his eye, he could often make us believe.

How Children's Books Inspire Wonder In Readers Of All Ages

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.30.2014 | Books

Children’s literature has the unique ability to inspire wonder in any person who leafs through its pages. By exploring life in such a simple yet pro...

Strolling My Way to a Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

A Stanford University study indicated that walking on a treadmill at "an easy, self-selected pace" while facing a blank wall helped generate 60 percent more innovative ideas when the subjects were tested psychologically for creative thinking.

Sleep Your Way To Creativity (And 9 More Methods For Better Ideas)

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Belle Beth Cooper

If you're in the same boat, and you find it's difficult to remember what will improve your creativity and when you should do your most creative work, hopefully this list will help you get it all straight.

Imagine

Richard Koch | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

What is the difference between you and your cat or dog? Obviously many things, but the one I'd like you to think about for five minutes is that you h...

My Own Private Tron: Jean-Pierre Roy at Gallery Poulsen

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Jean-Pierre Roy is engaged as a painter in an ongoing project which appeals to me very much; and not only in my capacity as a painter, but also as a metaphysically-inclined science and science fiction geek, and as a child of the '80s.

The Easiest Way To Tap Into Your Creativity Today

Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Him: Pope Francis and a Year in the Modern Imagination

Aileen McGraw | Posted 05.18.2014 | Religion
Aileen McGraw

Mary Deeley looks me in the eye and laughs as she tells me the three men who top the invite list for her daughter's wedding. Sitting with her arms outstretched in a chair at Northwestern University's Sheil Catholic Center, Mary continues our conversation in a speedy and reverent tone.

The Secret of My Daughter's Dance

Estelle Sobel Erasmus | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Estelle Sobel Erasmus

Over time, I have become as grounded as a great oak tree. Yet through my daughter I see my possibilities all over again. With purpose of mind and crystal clear intention she -- and I -- can do anything.

India Can Ignite Your Imagination

David Sable | Posted 05.17.2014 | Media
David Sable

There is a new way to look at growth potential, one that suggests we leave our measuring biases aside and get into the hearts and minds of others.

The Impulse to Travel

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Andrew Lam

I do not know where the impulse to travel comes from but I have always had it bad, ever since I was four or five. A Vietnamese child living in the Me...

LOOK: 8 Mantras To Spark Your Creative Side

Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...