Douglas Thompson

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An iPhone app changed my outlook on life for the better

I've never personally struggled with depression. Like most Americans, I've known people who struggle with it, including close friends and family members.<p>The World Health Organization actually predicts that by 2030, depression will affect more people in the world than any other disease. That's just …

The Sacral Chakra: The Key to Creativity and Sexuality

The science of empathy—and why some people have it less than others

Empathy is hot in business wisdom these days: Forbes says it’s invaluable, Apple’s training manual offers empathy exercises, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson calls caring “key.”<p>“Corporate empathy is not an oxymoron,” concluded an article in the Harvard Business Review on January 8. “It is a …


The Six O'Clock: A New Short Film by Judy Starkman

THE SIX O'CLOCK, a tightly crafted, elegantly photographed short film from director <b>Judy Starkman</b> tells the story of a man who is driven to perfection by his job.<p>Opening on a sunny Pasadena afternoon, the camera shows us a black bottom pool nestled in the garden of a modern home on the lush hillside …