Phyllis LiBrandi Coppolino

902 Added | 54 Magazines | 40 Likes | 25 Following | 12 Followers | @phyllislcop3njp | Keep up with Phyllis LiBrandi Coppolino on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Phyllis LiBrandi Coppolino”

Moving moment Kate Middleton hugs crying mum of autistic boy

LONDON — The Duchess of Cambridge hugged a mother who started crying when her son told the royal about his struggle with autism and Asperger syndrome …

Kate Middleton

The gastronomic meal of the French


Stanley Kubrick’s Opinion On ‘Is Life Worth Living’ Is The Antidote for Your Existential Dread

Stanley was asked in an interview “Is your life worth living?” Here is his brilliant answer:<p><b>“Yes, for those of us who manage to somehow cope with our</b> …

Stanley Kubrick

5 Crucial Lessons People Often Learn Too Late in Life

There are many lessons we learn as we go through life. Sometimes I wish I had of learnt them sooner.<p>Here are 5 lessons I wish I’d learnt earlier in …

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …


'Into the unknown'... art journaling


Overwhelm Part One: How to Tackle the Clutter


Sergei Polunin, "Take Me to Church" by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Mental Health

The Architecture of Happiness

<i>The Achitecture of Happiness</i> is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible …

9 Signs You're a Highly Sensitive Person (And Why That's Actually Awesome)

Did you know that the population is made up of 15%-20% highly sensitive people?<p>However, many people get confused with what highly sensitive really …

Emotional Intelligence

Is it time to stop sleeping with your partner?

The other night, I was roused from sleep, not by an amorous husband, but my six-year-old daughter weeing on me. It wasn’t her fault – she was under the weather – more pertinently, I was in her bed again. Driven from the marital bed by my husband’s snoring – and my own fitful insomnia – I frequently …

Why doesn't Buddhism support romantic love?


Oprah Winfrey talks with Thich Nhat Hanh Excerpt - Powerful


‘Westworld’ and the Moral Dilemma of Cyborgs

The mathematician Norbert Wiener founded the science of cybernetics in 1948 with a warning that has become a cornerstone of futurist writing. The computer age was still in its infancy when he cautioned that intelligent machines could wreak havoc on civilization — and perhaps even snuff it out — if …

Philip K. Dick

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …


Four Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …


30 Motivational Quotes From Women Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You to Succeed

In honor of the annual Women's Entrepreneurship Day, celebrated globally.<p>Tomorrow, November 19th, is the annual Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED). This is a day on which the work of women entrepreneurs worldwide is observed, discussed, and celebrated.<p>If you're new to WED, allow me to establish …

Bill de Blasio


From Our Partners<p>Trending Topics<p>We're leading the freshest conversations in wellness. Jump in!

A Psychiatrists Perspective on Antidepressants


The Tricks Online Stores Use to Make You Spend More Money, and How to Avoid Them

We all know that brick-and-mortar stores use all sorts of tricks to get you to spend more, but online stores like Amazon are guilty of many of the …

Mobile Devices

This Photograph Put a Face on the Epidemic of Domestic Violence

Photographer Donna Ferrato helped bring awareness to the epidemic of domestic violence in the United States through her raw and often graphic …

10 Always-Entertaining Party Games

Party games are a great way to bring people together, break the ice or just provide old friends with new tricks. From easy, no-frills fun to …

Critics Move To Scrap The Electoral College, But It's Not Likely To Work

Every four years, the Electoral College creeps back into the lives of American voters. In some presidential elections, the strange, indirect system used to select the next U.S. president can feel like a formality that doesn't seem to matter much.<p>In other elections, it matters very much indeed. This …


Staying Fraud Smart with Audrey Moy


A Generation X pack rat forfeits his treasures

Artist and writer Douglas Coupland is an accumulator. He gathers objects the way a small boy collects hockey cards.<p>Over the years, these objects were placed in banker's boxes, which grew like a Lego city in his home studio.<p>On Thursday, the library at the University of British Columbia announced it …

Hilarious 'Nature Rx' frames the great outdoors as a prescription drug

Feeling tired and stressed out? It may be time for a natural remedy.<p>Mention the words "prescription drug commercial" at a dinner party and it's …