Carole Lepelley

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7 Ways to Practice Positivity and Optimism Every Day

By now the benefits of positive thinking are well established. Sages, psychologists, neuroscientists, researchers and doctors all have been espousing the benefits of positive thinking for hundreds of years.<p>Positive thinking helps us to be healthier, more productive and ultimately happier. Yet for …

Serious about Fun

Woody Allen said, “Most of the time I don’t have much fun. The rest of the time I don’t have any fun at all.”<p>On the other hand, Thomas Edison …

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life

Artwork detail: Liliana Porter, Man with String, 2009, string and pencil lines on paper, 12 3/4″ x 15 3/4″<p>Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue …

Meditate to Connect, Create and Lead

For me, to unplug is to give up craving, to live mindfully, to move toward <i>nirvana</i> (Sanskrit for "complete liberation").<p>Today, we suffer from a constant craving for information and the need to blast out whatever is on our minds to the rest of the world -- thanks to social media. Unfortunately, all …

Manifesting Our Destiny With Imagination, Devotion and Courage

<i>"Every moment I shape my destiny with a chisel -- I am the carpenter of my own soul."</i> -- Rumi<p>We repeatedly find ourselves in stormy waters, strong tides, and facing fierce winds. But that elemental energy can be harnessed and converted into productive, sustainable, and positive relationships and …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

10 Movies That Will Make You Cry, Unless You Are A Secret Robot

"About Time" may have looked like a simple rom-com about time travel. It was not, however, and something we realized after weeping through the poetic beauty of the film's father-son love story. Richard Curtis' film got us thinking: What other movies have held the emotive power to make us not just …

The Capacity To Connect: How To Change People’s Lives With Sustainable Innovation

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is the third largest Native American tribe in the U.S. and has grown into a prosperous governmental, commercial, health care, and social services organization. How?<p>This is a story of social innovation at the Choctaw Nation–the third largest Native American tribe in …

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Twitter goes for the masses with new storytelling feature

Twitter excels in capturing the "moment" as events happen, but it isn't great at telling a story. With custom timelines, the company hopes to lure a broader audience by giving it coherent narratives rather than just the raw materials.<p>Twitter CEO Dick Costolo acknowledges that the short messaging …

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From Ideo, A Bike Seat That Won’t Make Your Butt Hurt

How Ideo helped a 126-year-old bike company build something cushy for your tushy.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>A Brooks England bicycle saddle, like a baseball glove, or a pair of Frye …

Todas las categorías en México

• Busca por categoría y/o estado en la barra de búsqueda de la parte superior<br>• Prueba con otra palabra de búsqueda<br>• Prueba utilizando palabras más generales

'Retrash' Coffee Table Book Offers Up Inspired Upcycled, Recycled, and Repurposed Designs

Here at Inhabitat, we love designers and crafters that find innovative ways to turn trash into new, modern treasures. Now there’s a book called …

The Five Dumbest Things You'll Hear About Sustainability

This one's about dumb, dumber, and dumbest, plus two intermediate levels for good measure. Ready for the inglorious countdown?<p><b>#5. "There is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment!"</b><p>Might as well say there's no conflict between plowing a field and protecting the …

An App That You Hug, And Hugs You Back

Its technology may be simple, but Avocado, a private social network for romantic partners, has tapped into some deep psychological processes to bring lovers closer together.<p>My fiancée and I keep very different hours. I wake up close to dawn to write, and inevitably fall asleep early after dinner, …

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

I'm fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, some of which seem completely unrelated to your health and happiness, that dramatically impact the way you feel mentally and physically.<p>With that said, …

Stop Worrying About Making the Right Decision

Much of my work as a coach involves helping people wrestle with an important decision. Some of these decisions feel particularly big because they involve selecting one option to the exclusion of all others when the cost of being “wrong” can be substantial: <i>If I’m at a crossroads in my career, which</i> …

rePly Turns Plywood Scraps Into Unique Modern Furniture

Tired of looking to IKEA for your furniture fix? The designers over at rePly Furniture are creating eco-friendly furniture from recovered materials, …

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Three Creativity Challenges from IDEO’s Leaders

People often ask us how they can become more creative. Through our work at the global design and innovation firm IDEO and David’s work at Stanford University’s d.school, we’ve helped thousands of executives and students develop breakthrough ideas and products, from Apple’s first computer mouse to …

Football Player Quits NFL, Walks Away From Millions After Reading Chomsky & Dalai Lama

It's often said that "money can't buy happiness" and one NFL player appears to have found that the adage still holds true.<p>John Moffitt seemed to have it all. In August of his third year of an NFL career, he was acquired by the Denver Broncos from the Seattle Seahawks and had already made just shy …

See The Beauty Of Math, Even If You Don’t Understand Math

Vizualizing complex math equations is a privilege for a unique few–that is, until you place them within real world context.<p>There comes a moment in most of our lives when we realize that some secrets of the universe will remain hidden from us–not because mankind hasn’t discovered them, but because …

Why Creativity Thrives In The Dark

Imaginative minds have long appreciated the power of dim lighting. New research confirms that when the lights switch off, something in the brain switches on.<p>Editor’s Note<p>01/01/14<p>Happy New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>Great artists …

Giant Hovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands

<i>Hovenring</i> is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the …

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The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

This Brilliant Kid Invented A Sandless Sandbag For The Next Hurricane Sandy

As a Florida native, 11-year-old Peyton Robertson knows the havoc that hurricanes can wreak. He also knows that much of the damage from these hurricanes comes from saltwater flooding. After seeing the extensive flooding that happened during Hurricane Sandy, he came up with a partial solution: a …

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Secrets of Happiness

It was reunion weekend at Stanford University. The opening talk was a roundtable discussion held in the basketball arena. Katie Couric was the host, and five professors joined her to discuss, "Are You Happy Now? The New Science of Happiness and Wellbeing."<p>One of my college girlfriends texted me …

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable.<p>For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on …

Lead From The Heart with Mark C. Crowley