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Abby Daly is the Robin Hood of Books

Abby Daly is the Robin Hood of Books

Do you remember your favorite childhood book? Maybe you were cuddled on the lap of a grandparent who read the book aloud—over and over again. Imagine the impact on the education and lives of children who grow up with no books to curl up with and call their own. What adventures, fantastical worlds, and comforting […]

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Amy Boyle Is On a Quest to Inspire Individuality

Amy Boyle Is On a Quest to Inspire Individuality

“It’s just so wonderful to learn that I’m not alone.” These ten words were shared by a Sunday Assembly attendee, and made Amy Boyle further appreciate all the hard work and effort she put forth to found the organization in Los Angeles. Amy added how great it felt for Sunday Assembly to be able to […]

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Recipe for a TEDx Experience

Recipe for a TEDx Experience

What does crafting a TEDx line-up and a great chili have in common? For both you need a killer recipe, the best ingredients, plenty of good spices, a secret ingredient or two, and slow cooking to let the flavors blend. If the speakers and entertainers are the key ingredients for a TEDx conference, then deciding […]

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Retreats Accelerate Arrival:  Slow Down Enough to Know Yourself

Retreats Accelerate Arrival: Slow Down Enough to Know Yourself

How could slowing down enough to trace your finger through water, waking to watch the sunrise or sitting to meditate in a new place actually cause faster activity, development and progress? I live at and operate Seven Arrows, a retreat center in Locust, NJ. Each year, several hundred people visit for a weekend away from […]

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Brian Reynolds Is Up For the Climate Change Challenge

Brian Reynolds Is Up For the Climate Change Challenge

Brian Reynolds likes a challenge. He’s always felt that he needed to solve difficult problems. What better (and tougher) cause to try to make a dent in than climate change? This was a departure for him. Brian’s family background was in manufacturing but he chose to go a different route—sustainable energy. It allowed him to […]

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7 Science-Based Tips for Valentine’s Day from Dr. Gary Lewandowski

7 Science-Based Tips for Valentine’s Day from Dr. Gary Lewandowski

People’s opinions about Valentine’s Day run the spectrum from it being an arbitrary “Hallmark Holiday” to it being a special day that allows you to celebrate your relationship and your partner. Regardless of what you think about Valentine’s Day, celebrating it is practically unavoidable. To help you better navigate this February 14, here are some […]

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