Life Support

The sign outside the office said, “virtual nurse.” Inside the small office was an array of computer equipment and a single person, headphones on. I passed it as I made my way out of the hospital after visiting hours were … Read More

An IKEA Sleepover

Did you ever have that childhood fantasy of spending the night in a department store? I did. IKEA has tapped into that urge, with a fun stunt that let some lucky fans spend the night: “IKEA hosted a sleepover at … Read More

Chocolate With Good Intentions

When I told my (somewhat cynical) roomate about this chocolate it produced such a groan, that there was no question to his feelings about it. Just to be sure though, he added: “ugh, gimme a break.” So what are we … Read More

That’s What Friends Are For

With the spate of natural disasters over the last few years, it’s no surprise that there is a rise in articles about survivalism.  I’m seeing more and more “how-to” blogs about stockpiling and bunkers and disaster plans.  Even Costco is … Read More

Knoll: Chair Love

Considering how many hours one can be sitting in it, I’m not surprised people get very intense about their work chair. Knoll is known for their ergonomic yet stylish office chairs.  They recently launched myGeneration, “an online hub where people … Read More

When Merging Ideas Really Gives Back

I LOVE TED!!  This year is just as inspiring and exciting as ever, which always makes it hard for me to decide what to write about!! Well, I’ve barely scratched the surface of all the talks I want to watch … Read More

What Are You Willing to Share?

Share [(shâr)] n.
1. To divide and parcel out in shares; apportion.
2. To participate in, use, enjoy, or experience jointly or in turns.
3. To relate (a secret or experience, for example) to another or others.
4. To accord a share in (something) to another or others: shared her chocolate bar with a friend.
v. shared, shar·ing, shares, share a·ble, shar a·ble adj., shar er n.
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Women Taking a Moment To Manage Stress

Johnson & Johnson is doing something interesting. This month they introduced a new service to help women battle stress. … Read More

Free Your Mind

I came across a really interesting group that I wanted to know more about. It’s a growing movement of mentally ill patients and their allies that are rejecting medication and taking pride in their ‘madness’. The “Mad Pride” movement originated in the late 1990s. … Read More

Home Sweet Ashram

As the economy twists and turns, Hindu hermitages are finding that people are seeking them out not only as a place to go for a week of meditation, but also as a place to live. One ashram in Honesdale, Penn., charges $3,000 a year to live there in addition to working in the kitchen. … Read More