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Quarantine Cooking 101

In the latest edition of my newspaper, I was compelled to pivot the “wining and dining” column a bit to dry out from all of the wine that’s spilled my way lately. The “dining” part of the beat is difficult … Read on.

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Artists Are Better at Coping With Challenges… Because We’re Crazy

Artnet News published an interesting piece today about researchers from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (yes, apparently there is such a place), which found that creativity correlates with psychological weakness… (wait for it)… and mental strength (phew).

In 1963,

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The Complete Guide to Crisis Management for Every Business

This was an interesting assignment for my business communication platform client Beekeeper. Besides cultivating expert sources and conducting original reporting, I learned mucho about the subject — crisis management — perhaps too mucho. Now, I’m compelled to “crisis manage” … Read on.

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Hunting the Elusive Creative Side Hustle

While sheltering-in-place, I find myself reeling between manic fits of productivity and total torpor. Surely, I say to myself, I can find some kind of cadence and develop a creative side hustle that will keep the grocery deliveries coming as … Read on.

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Your Brain on Tarot: The Neuroscience of Divination

Using the tarot will not get you high (at least in the conventional sense). However, readers of a certain vintage will remember the 80s, “Just Say No” era public service announcement that featured a man, a frying pan, and an … Read on.