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Joie De Vivre

I'm With Stupid: What Does the Fox Mean, Stewy?

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.09.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

My wife has always believed that seeing a fox is good luck. I would argue, based on my encounters with the creatures, that foxes are not so much harbi...

Art and Suffering

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Could Picasso not again face what humanity had done? Did he recoil at the idea of any aesthetic response to horror and devastation on that scale? Or, in the face of such unimaginable suffering, did he find art unequal to the task?

A Letter to Men Who Trust Women

Craig Newmark | Posted 10.15.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Reproductive health's now center-stage in political debates and legislation. Men really can, should, and do play an important role in all of this.

Joie de Vivre vs. Pursuit of Happiness: The GOP Needs to Help Make the Good Times Roll or Have No Future

Howard Barbanel | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

While we're busy chasing and pursuing happiness, many Europeans (especially the French) seem to have it enshrined by law.

Making Time for Life: Even Down in the Dumps, the French Maintain Their Joie de Vivre

Harriet Welty Rochefort | Posted 12.04.2012 | Books
Harriet Welty Rochefort

When I told a French friend I was writing a book about his compatriots entitled Joie de Vivre, he smiled and asked "Is it fiction?" Yet another French friend reacted with a pained look, lamenting that "we used to have it."

LOHAS Forum: Where Generations Convene to Create a Healthier Future

Brent Green | Posted 08.18.2012 | Small Business
Brent Green

Consumers described as LOHAS are passionate about sustainability, health and wellness, personal development, resource conservation, corporate responsibility, social justice, and natural and organic products.

The Life Out Loud: Chip Conley's Emotional Equations

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Have you ever met someone for the first time and -- not in a romantic or sexual way -- inexplicably tumbled into a space-time vortex of pure human-to-human connection?

Will The Zucotti Park Sculptor Come To #OWS' Aid?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

The Arts and Culture committee of Occupy Wall Street has asked sculptor Mark Di Suvero to speak out against the barricades surrounding his work, "Joie...

You Get the Investors You Deserve

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

There are three kinds of investors: those focused on winning the game, those focused on building relationships as their means of success, and those focused on creating a legacy.

Trixie's 15 Tips For Living To 92

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

This week, Trixie Buckel turned 92. She was married for 70 years. Her husband died nearly 3 years ago. I wonder at her spirit. What keeps her going, with such vitality and appetite for life?

The Year of Wanting What We Have

Chip Conley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chip Conley

Three different polls revealed in December say that Americans have made great strides in their happiness. Are we lying to the researchers or are we just high on life?

JdV > GDP? Sarkozy Stimulates Sarcasm

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

Since his economists have suggested France adopt a "Joie de Vivre" index, Sarkozy has started sounding like a leftist -- or at least someone who spends too much time reading Sartre in Left Bank cafes.