creativity

An Interview With Light Years Author Emily Ziff Griffin

On top of the career she’s already built for herself, Emily’s debut young adult novel Light Years released from Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster in September.

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Working from home means your self-care might look a bit different from that employed by folks who work outside the home, but it definitely doesn’t mean you should forgo self-care altogether. Image: Thinkstock.

5 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You Work From Home

For many people — myself included — working from home is a dream. But it’s not all sunshine and daisies. Work is work, and work can be difficult sometimes.

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Shannon Yen: Stylist Assistant

Spotted in: The Mission, SF

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Could Skyrocketing Rent be a Good Thing for Artists?

If suffering makes for better art, the residents of Industry City (not to mention the already-gentrified neighborhoods of SoHo or Bushwick) in New York City should soon be churning out masterpieces by the dozen. The rapid increase in pricing for rental studios in the neighborhood has driven out dozens of artistic types — with many lacking any other housing options. Is the Big Apple artist displacement an American trend?

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Is Coffee a Vice a Virtue or Psychosomatic Self-Motivation?

With the never-ending stream of advice on how to maximize our potential — time management, planning, goal setting — it’s no surprise that supplemen

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