Kathleen Aldrich

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20 Simple Things You Should Start Doing To Find Happiness

The chase for happiness will remain forever. But there are simple steps we can all take towards finding happiness in our lives. Read on to learn …

Not A Morning Person? This 10-Minute Routine Will Change That

I can't lie — some days I wake up in such a cloud of grumpy gloominess that the act of getting out of bed seems nearly impossible. I slowly wake up …

Happiness

Words to Live By — or Die From

The current issue of <i>Scientific American Mind</i> contains an article by Johannes Eichstaedt about how scientists are using social media to assess mental …

Creativity Comes From Daily Effort

Hi, everybody. I’m just back from my retreat. I drove to the Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX) and attempted to beat writer’s block and generate …

Creativity

How Agatha Christie helped me get my dishes done (and my book written)

Hi, Maureen here, NOT suffering from writer’s block.Not that you thought I was, but anyone following my progress on the second book in the Bernie …

Writing

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Six Of The Most Embarrassing Historical Artifacts Ever Discovered

When archaeologists uncover historical artifacts they're hopeful their find will be noteworthy and tied to a well known figure or civilization, or at …

10 Books That Will Change How You Think About Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are everywhere these days. They rival superheroes at the movies and TV, and novelists rush to create their own darker, more relevant …

Books

Why You Should Absolutely Vacation In Tuscany

Tuscany has over 160 gardens and villas: charming places of leisure that illustrate the great architecture of the Renaissance, the pomp of the 17th century, the romantic atmosphere of the 19th century and the contemporary aura of today. Many of these historic residences are now intriguing hotels …

10 Top Things to do in Tuscany - Travel & Pleasure

Tuscany is one of the most fascinating places in Italy. Tuscany is vast and full of beautiful landscapes that feature cypress trees, olive grove and …

Postcard from Tuscany: Abbey of San Galgano

Rising from the sunflower-flecked fields of southern Tuscany, the ancient Abbey of San Galgano is one of the most captivating sights I’ve ever seen. …

Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Rome in Rome, Italy

See the very best of Tuscany on a full-day trip from Rome! Traveling to the stunning Val d'Orcia region, south of Siena, you'll be introduced to a beautiful landscape where medieval towns cling to sunny hills and rustic farms adorn the countryside. With an expert guide, you'll visit Montelpulciano, …

Oscars: Meet the Real People Behind the Best Actor Nominees

Get to know the historical figures portrayed by Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, Bryan Cranston, Leonardo DiCaprio and one honorable mention.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off 30th anniversary to be celebrated with Ferris Fest

Three decades ago, a trio of friends ditched school and had the time of their lives lollygagging around Chicago. You know this as <i>Ferris Bueller’s Day</i> …

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

When Writing a Biography, Should any Part be Off Limits?

• shares<p><i>Nigel Hamilton on discussing the life of Ted Hughes.</i><p>Several years ago, Oxford professor and Shakespeare scholar Jonathan Bate decided to write …

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Actress Birgitte Hjort Sørensen on What It's Like to Play a Warhol Muse on Vinyl

The year is 1973, and at a stuffy lakeside party in Greenwich, Connecticut, a statuesque blonde commands the room with her pin-straight lengths, finely arched brows, and striking silver lids. So we first meet Ingrid, the Andy Warhol muse and our introduction to the groovy ’70s beauty of HBO’s <i>Vinyl</i>, …

Andy Warhol

13 Writing Lessons From Stephen King’s On Writing

Stephen King is an American author of horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy, who has sold more than 350 million books. King has received many …

Creative Writing

Summer in Staten Island in the 1980s – in pictures

Staten Island in the 1980s was working class and with a small-town feel. Photographer Christine Osinski, now a professor at The Cooper Union School of Art, captures the character of the ‘forgotten borough’ over the summers of 1983 and 1984 after moving there – kids on bikes, suburban homes and …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide To Live Your Dreams

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed yourself in trivial distractions, and …