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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:

Author Glynnis MacNicol in her NYC apartment. Image credit: Naima Green, via The New York Times

Author Glynnis MacNicol in her NYC apartment. Image credit: Naima Green, via The New York Times

Good Perspective

"I had become very good at being on my own. Now, suddenly, I see myself everywhere." Author, Glynnis MacNicol, whom we spoke with about her book No One Tells You This, wrote a beautiful piece on living alone right now for the New York Times

Some Good News 

John Krasinski (Jim!) launched a homemade show on YouTube, covering only good news "for an incredibly trying time" but... "somehow the human spirit seemed to break through". Steve Carell was his first guest, and the Hamilton cast was his second—everything we never knew we needed.

Good Cheer

Every night at 7pm EST NYC-ers cheer for frontline healthcare and essential workers. It's beautiful and uplifting. 

Recommended Articles

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I'M GLAD YOU ASKED: To Say or To Go

"She’s always been sort of a loner and at this point I’m starting to worry about her. We have never been super close, but we’re close enough that I think I could say something to her. The question is: What do I say and should I really say it?"

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Single Women & Their Spaces: A Before and After Vacation Rental in Yucca Valley

"We both knew we wanted a different kind of independence for our futures. Hailing from Ireland and Minnesota and living in LA - purchasing property here is out of our reach. We share the love of creation and also the love of a different kind of financial freedom."

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Karen Vidangos Wants To Fill The Gap In the Art World with Latinx Art Collective

"I want curators, educators, collectors, anyone with an interest in Latinx art to connect with these artists. If you are someone looking to commission a work, need a guest speaker for a panel, want to begin your Latinx art collection, LAC is where you can begin your search."

Good Reads

Everything! Scribd is offering free (no credit card required) access to their library of books, magazines, audiobooks and documents for 30 days. 

A Good Listen

We've been seeing (and hearing, no pun intended) universal praises for Brene Brown's podcast, Unlocking Us.

Good Advice

On the best distance learning, unschooling and the benefits of boredom

A Good Sight To See

The Getty Museum challenged people to recreate a work of art with people and objects in their homes. The results are worth it!

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I'M GLAD YOU ASKED: To Say or To Go

"She’s always been sort of a loner and at this point I’m starting to worry about her. We have never been super close, but we’re close enough that I think I could say something to her. The question is: What do I say and should I really say it?"

BA61E46A-1575-43F8-B564-B28589944132

Single Women & Their Spaces: A Before and After Vacation Rental in Yucca Valley

"We both knew we wanted a different kind of independence for our futures. Hailing from Ireland and Minnesota and living in LA - purchasing property here is out of our reach. We share the love of creation and also the love of a different kind of financial freedom."

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Karen Vidangos Wants To Fill The Gap In the Art World with Latinx Art Collective

"I want curators, educators, collectors, anyone with an interest in Latinx art to connect with these artists. If you are someone looking to commission a work, need a guest speaker for a panel, want to begin your Latinx art collection, LAC is where you can begin your search."

Wellness

October 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Libra: You may feel like the whole world is telling you to prioritize only the things it desires from you. But right now, you need to figure out what it is that you yourself desire.

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Introducing "I'm Glad You Asked"

"It’s rarely about me telling anyone what to do; it’s about me helping people understand what they really want, and why and how to get it and integrate it … and then celebrate it and pay it forward." Welcome to "I'm Glad You Asked"

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Three Artists On The Expansion of Work, Creativity and Caregiving In A Pandemic

"Pandemic life changed my relationship with my studio back to what it had once been, not somewhere of guilt and stolen time but a sanctuary where I need to be to be my full self, and consequently the best parent and partner as well."

Wellness

September 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Virgo: Keep it up. You're getting closer - and the grass really is greener over there. But you have to remember that the things that no longer serve you are weighing you down and slowing you down.

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Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial

“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”