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The Good Stuff

Every Monday we'll be sharing the good stuff with you.

We need some good right now — thoughts, ideas, actions and (actual) goods. Here are a few on our radar:

Image credit: The New York Times

Image credit: The New York Times

A Good Listen

"Roll up your sleeves, girl." Margaret Atwood chats about hard times, pansies and how to get it done with resident favorite Cheryl Strayed. (Her new podcast Sugar Calling is worth every audio word!)

A Good View

In case you need a dose of the outside natural world, here's 16 beautiful movies that sweep the globe.

Good Choices

If you need a few Amazon-alternatives that will cover all your shopping-from-home needs, check here. (Bonus: They are all sustainable and ethical marketplaces!)

A Good Book

Ann Patchett (did you read her latest, The Dutch House? Do it.) on why we need life-changing books right now. "This beautiful world had been available to me all along but I had never bothered to pick up the keys to the kingdom."

A Good Follow

We went down the David Byrne rabbit hole after his incredible performance on Saturday Night Live, which is where we discovered Reasons to be Cheerful. An online non-profit editorial project "that is tonic for tumultuous times", and we are not ones to ever turn down a good tonic.  

A Good Album

We dove headfirst into Fiona Apple's new album, "Fetch the Bolt Cutters" and while we don't consider ourselves critics in the least, we cannot help but agree with The New York Times in stating that it is a "is a bold, cathartic, challenging masterpiece." 

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Your Purpose Is An Energy, Not A Job

"Finding true purpose is a tricky business. When Steve Jobs told us all, “Do what you love,” our impulse was to run outside, hands outstretched to the sky in freedom. But halfway to the door, most of us stopped and said, “Wait. What do I love?”


13 Days Until The Presidential Election. Here's What You Can Do

Political advocacy is crucial right now, and even if you have never participated before, there is a way to protect our democracy. Like Michelle Obama said, "When we all vote, we take our power back."

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On Our Radar: The Politics Edit

The stories, news and editorials from the week that we feel compelled to share.


What Are Your Dreams Trying To Tell You? We May Have The Answer

"If we can honor that our dreams are infused with wisdom and healing, and turn towards them with this perspective, it can help us to open to a tapestry of empowering insights and understanding."


8 Women-Owned Vintage & Consignment Shops To Scratch Your Fall Fashion Itch

A little nostalgia might serve us well right now, so we sourced a few of our favorite spots to shop for vintage and consignment goods. Sustainable and chic—no better combo in our book!


Activist Elena Hung Wants You To Know What's At Stake With Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS Nomination

"It is clear the fight to preserve protections for pre-existing conditions is on the ballot. The next Justice that goes on the Court will decide whether or not 135 million Americans—including my daughter—will still have protections despite pre-existing conditions."


Single Women and Their Spaces: Jen Patterson's Art-Filled Midcentury Home

"I always want to be in ease and flow and meaning so I am constantly weeding out what's no longer necessary and rearranging to bring forward something that is calling."

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Latinx Art Accounts To Support & Follow On Instagram Right Now

Art has the ability to give hope, transform, and lead to action. And while you are scrolling, please remember the best way to honor the Latinx and Hispanic community is to vote on November 3!