The Good Stuff

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

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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Social Justice & Climate Action: A Conversation With Ashley Engle On Why You Cannot Separate The Two and How You Can Help Combat Them Both

"My advice to anyone wanting to stand up for Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) and our future generations: Start where you are because the frontlines are truly everywhere!"

Wellness

April 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Aries: You thought you knew where you stood, who you were, and what made up your compass, but you somehow awoke to spinning ground beneath your feet and a spinning head to match.

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Street Photographer & Author Gulnara Samoilova On Empowering Women, Artistic Expression & The Power of Confident Work

"I want to create an inclusive community for women artists from around the globe who are pushing the boundaries of street photography in new and exciting directions. I’m interested in empowering women so that can tap into their creativity and feel confident about making work, whether they are professional or amateur photographers."

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Money and The Art of Receiving

"In our modern world, the connection between wealth and feminine energy has been mostly forgotten."

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Motif Founder Shanetta McDonald On Storytelling, Healing, & Connection

"By opening up about these unique experiences, women of color build esteem and lift the shame of hiding their true selves from the world. We’re able to be seen, and feel heard, and that is healing."

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Where Do We Go From Here? Join The Fold For A Conversation About The Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Mothers In The Workplace

Join us for a free virtual event featuring Angela Garbes, The Fold's Nora Gomez-Strauss and hosted by Executive Editor, Amanda Carter Gomes.

Wellness

March 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Pisces: Striving towards your vision is very different than gazing wistfully upon someone else's. There are amazing gifts out there all around you, being offered freely and with great love, but if you don't bother to raise your head then you surely won't bother to see them.