Category Archives: Inspiration

Rising for ouR evolution

February 14th is celebrated in many countries throughout the world as Valentine’s Day. Thanks to playwright, performer, feminist and activist Eve Ensler, February 14th is now also known and celebrated as V-Day, 1 Billion Rising: the world-wide organization and movement she founded and leads: “One Billion Rising is the biggest … Read more




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What and How Do You See?

“It is special to see yourself like this. When you usually cannot look at yourself in the mirror.”   It is no secret that mainstream institutions establish and convey the standards and preferences for who we should be, or should aspire to be; standards for who is and should be … Read more




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How Do You Get Help With Stress?

Do you think that in order to get help with what is stressing you out, you need to address the specific thing you are stressed out by? Here is a beautiful example of how that is not necessarily the case. Check it out. And, you may even get some help … Read more




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A personal tale of pace, peace, productivity and possibility

It has been seven months since my last blog post. This is not a confession. Many of you have been asking me when I am going to write next, and shared with me that you eagerly await my posts. Thank you. I have been so touched by your enthusiasm, your … Read more




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Data Will Help Us: A brief manifesto about the promise and perils of data, by Jonathan Harris.

Jonathan Harris creates projects that reimagine how humans relate to technology and to each other. His creations include things like We Feel Fine, which measures the emotional temperature of the human world through large-scale blog analysis, and the world’s largest time capsule. Other projects ask new questions about online dating, modern mythology, happiness, … Read more




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Defying Gravity: Ann Hamilton’s The Event of a Thread

I have been sharing some amazing and innovative design projects recently, through which we can see, and learn about the process of creating possibility, and new ways of seeing.  The design world is chock full of brilliant, brave and adventurous people, who show us, and invite us to participate in … Read more




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Change the World: One Second Everyday. Cesar Kuriyama’s Project

Do you ever feel frustrated by the amount of time you spend not doing creative things that you enjoy, and that nourish you?  Or, that you live your life at a distance, not fully engaged, or present, effectively losing your life, because you are physically or mentally somewhere else? Check … Read more




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100 Big Ideas. Designing Play: An ode to chance and luck

With the expertise of French naval architect Francois Rougier, artist Max Mulhern has created what he calls, Aqua Dice. They look just like dice– if dice were large bright orange phosphorescent cubes with royal blue spots. They are bio-composites and 100% recyclable. On the Aqua Dice website, he coins the lovely … Read more




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Walking Every Block in New York City to Unknow

Do you think you know the city or town where you live? Matt Green is walking every single block in New York City. When he’s done, he’ll have traveled more than 8000 miles on foot.  His goal? To know nothing. In an article he penned in GOOD, fellow traveler Green … Read more




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Urban Explorers: Hidden Cities – A Memoir of Urban Exploration

Our species’ curiosity leads us to explore nature and the wilderness, searching to see and experience something new. History books and documentaries are chock full of stories of the places humans have gone to discover and experience that which they could not in their ordinary lives. Why do we only … Read more




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