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The Arts and Mental Health

By  •  4 weeks ago

How can we better understand and improve mental health through the creative arts? To help us answer this question we sat down with LA-based glass artist Kazuki Takizawa, founder of …
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Strong. Motivated. Happy.

By  •  2 months ago

What is your background and what got you to start Fit & Female Fitness Programs?

I have been a fitness coach since 2012. I started out as a Personal Trainer …
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Feeling the Brrrn at NYC’s Most Innovative Gym

By  •  7 months ago

It may seem counterintuitive to heat up by cooling down, but that’s just business as usual for Brrrn in NYC.

As the innovators behind the world’s first cool-temperature-concept fitness location, …
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Refusing to Choose Between Femininity and Success with Anna Wood, Founder of Brains over Blonde

By  •  7 months ago

In a world where modern women are often pigeonholed as “beauty” or “brains,” Anna Wood is here to share a different story of female empowerment. A tall, slim, blonde young …
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Stop Planning for Your Future — And Start Developing These 4 Skills to Succeed

By  •  8 months ago

Jeff Hittner is the founder of Your Project X, an organization dedicated to helping people (re)discover their purpose to build careers they’ll love. Previously, he founded IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) …
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Learning to Love Mistakes

By  •  9 months ago

We all make mistakes.

Whether it’s a blunder at work or forgetting something at home, chances are you’ve had a day that didn’t go as planned.

That sinking sensation you …
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The Power of Experiences

By  •  9 months ago

As part of IVY’s ongoing efforts to introduce our audience to exciting and elevated brands, we are  thrilled to partner with Eleven James, the annual luxury timepiece membership service. Much …
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The Excuses Keeping You from Finding Love (and How to Change Them)

By  •  10 months ago

Passionate about personal development, Laurie Gerber has been coaching individuals and groups for over 15 years. An Expert Coach and Co-President of Handel Group® Life Coaching, Laurie teaches people to …
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Hip Hop Yoga: An Interview with Sarah Larson Levey, Co-Founder of Y7 Studio

By  •  10 months ago

Sarah Larson Levey is the Co-Founder of the New York-based yoga studio Y7 Studio. With music-driven classes that put a twist on the ancient art of yoga, Y7 appeals to a new …
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4 Traps to Avoid when Looking for Your Purpose

By  •  10 months ago

Jeff Hittner is the founder of Your Project X, an organization dedicated to helping people (re)discover their purpose to build careers they’ll love. Previously, he founded IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility …
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When Is the Right Time to Get Engaged?

By  •  1 year ago

Passionate about personal development, Laurie Gerber has been coaching individuals and groups for over 15 years. An Expert Coach and Co-President of Handel Group® Life Coaching, Laurie teaches people to …
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7 Reasons Why You Should Try Improv to Advance Your Career (Even If You’re Scared)

By  •  1 year ago

Bill Murray, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Aziz Ansari. Can you name the common denominator for this group of funnies?

Well, yes, they’re all famous actors. But they …
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Life Lessons from the World’s Greatest Composers | Dr. Arthur C. Brooks

By  •  1 year ago

In 1983, at the age of 19, Dr. Arthur C. Brooks left college to pursue a career as a professional French horn player. He toured internationally and recorded several albums, …
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“The CLIF Bar Urban Adventure” Gathers Bay Area Tech Influencers for a Day of Biking, Feasting, and Musical Entertainment

By  •  1 year ago

Last week, about fifteen Bay Area tech influencers came out for The CLIF Bar Urban Adventure, hitting the streets (by bike) to enjoy some of San Francisco’s top highlights. The …
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Vacationing Your Way to Success

By  •  1 year ago

If you were told that booking an impulsive vacation in the middle of your busiest project/launch/season was the key to your success, would you believe it and do it? I’ll …
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How Helicase is Changing the Game of Human Performance through Nutrition | Andrew Herr and Tiffany Newenhouse

By  •  2 years ago

IVY Members Andrew Herr and Tiffany Newenhouse are paving the way in the development of cutting-edge human performance enhancement. Their company, Helicase, specializes in combining the newest science and technology to …
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How to Get a Great Night’s Sleep: Secrets from the Sleep Doctor

By  •  2 years ago

Most of us are poor sleepers. Americans currently get an average of 6.8 hours of sleep each night, which is down more than hour from 1942. While experts recommend anywhere from …
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How to Leave Work Healthier Every Day: Five Tips from Celebrity Trainer and Fitness Guru Paul Vincent

By  •  2 years ago

Our bodies are designed to adapt to our environment, conforming to the positions in which we spend the most time. If you spend nine hours a day sitting at your …
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The Secret to Being a Better Public Speaker and a Happier Person: Lifehacks from Amy Cuddy

By  •  2 years ago

“Focus less on the impression you’re making on others and more on the impression you’re making on yourself.”

So writes TED legend and Harvard Business School Professor Amy Cuddy in …
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How to Close the Gap Between Workouts and Well-being

By  •  2 years ago

These days, people like their fitness programs like they crave cold-pressed juice: sizeable and often. Crossfit, SoulCycle, P90x: the list of available workout options that promise body transformation goes on …
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Five Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

By  •  2 years ago

Self-confidence is crucial to success. People with high levels of self-confidence exhibit greater motivation, personal belief, and ability to overcome fears.

Yet with all the curveballs life throws at us, …
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How to Avoid the Dangers of the Social Media Echo Chamber

By  •  2 years ago

In a world in which everybody and their mother has a digital platform to publicly voice their thoughts, the number of opinions we come across on a daily basis has …
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Why Philosophy Matters for You (and the Former Dean of Columbia)

By  •  2 years ago

The former Dean of Columbia College Michele Moody-Adams talks about how she learns best and why all of us need those big conversations if we ever hope to understand the …
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How to Lead an Ethical Life: A Step-By-Step Guide To The Good Life

By  •  2 years ago

“Watch your thoughts, for they will become actions. Watch your actions, for they’ll become habits. Watch your habits for they will forge your character. Watch your character, …
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How to Manage Your Emotions and Get on the Fast Track to Success

By  •  2 years ago

We’ve all said things we regret. Whether it’s at work or over dinner with family, it can be difficult to control our emotions in stressful situations. And the fact is, the …
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Powerful Life Hacks from Ancient Chinese Philosophy

By  •  2 years ago

When it comes to happiness, the Ancient Chinese had it all figured out.

At least, this is the argument made by Harvard Professor Michael Puett and author Christine Gross-Loh, co-authors …
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A Striking View of How Religions Are Building a Positive Vision of Peace

By  •  2 years ago

Is spirituality the key to building a better world? IVY Magazine sat down with Dr. William Vendley, the Secretary General of the Religions for Peace International, to hear his answer …
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Where Does Fear Come From? And How to Overcome It

By  •  2 years ago

It’s human nature: we all aim to avoid worst-case scenarios so as to protect ourselves against potential losses. Yet in doing so, we actually crowd out opportunities by putting disproportionate …
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The Expert Exercise Tips that Anyone Can Follow

By  •  2 years ago

It’s no secret that taking care of your body is key to being happy and successful. Exercise can ease stress, anxiety, and depression—and even decrease memory loss; improve self-esteem; and …
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This 15-Question Chakra Evaluation Will Make You More Mindful | Myk Likhov

By  •  2 years ago

As an idea, mindfulness is mainstream. As a practice, most of us are far from leading a fully mindful lifestyle. We run from one place to another, feeling stressed, angry, …
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How to Find Meaning in a Dating Apocalypse | Laurel House

By  •  3 years ago

Vanity Fair recently published an article, which likens the current dating scene to online shopping—only you’re ordering a person, not a piece of clothing.

“We are in uncharted territory,” …
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The Power of Compassion to Change the World

By  •  3 years ago

Dr. James Doty wants to change the world with compassion. He’s encouraging all of us to look inward, harness our minds, and feel radically empowered to take on life’s great …
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How to Make the Perfect Grilled Cheese (And Write a Food Blog)

By  •  3 years ago

These days—online content is king. But that doesn’t make it any easier to craft an engaging, readable blog.

When IVY member Kit Graham started The Kittchen, her food and …
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How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout the Workday

By  •  3 years ago

Researchers at Harvard recently reported that we spend over 46% of our waking hours distracted, thinking about something other than what we’re doing. And almost all of us know the …
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The Art of Finding Your Voice as a Public Speaker

By  •  3 years ago

Allison Shapira never imagined she’d write a folk song on the steps on the Paris Opera House. As a child, she always dreamed of being an opera singer, but after …
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Why Algae is the World’s Next Big Superfood | Catharine Arnston

By  •  3 years ago

If you bite into a capsule of algae, you’ll find it tastes a lot like the bottom of a pond. “We encourage people to swallow,” says algae entrepreneur Catharine Arnston. But …
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How to Beat Exhaustion | Dr. Holly Phillips

By  •  3 years ago

It’s time to stop accepting your fatigue as normal. “I was tired for 20 years straight,” says Dr. Holly Phillips, author of The Exhaustion Breakthrough. “At one point, I was drinking a …
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The Importance of Taking a Walk

By  •  3 years ago

A moment ago I sat down to jot some ideas about the act of walking. It took seconds before I stood up again and paced to a balcony overlooking the …
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The Art of Choosing | Sheena Iyengar

By  •  3 years ago

Believe it or not, most of us make more than 35,000 of these decisions every single day. How do we ensure we’re making the best ones?

Columbia Business School Professor …
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The One Leadership Skill You Need the Most

By  •  3 years ago

What does it take to succeed? Should you radically pursue your own self-interest or should you focus more on cooperation and collaboration?

The best leaders do both, says Columbia Business …
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The Secrets of Habits & Happiness with Gretchen Rubin

By  •  3 years ago

It’s no secret that our deeply ingrained habits—good or bad—shape our lives. We repeat a whopping 40% of our behavior each day. If we improve our habits, does that mean …
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How to Become a Powerful Communicator with Barbara Tannenbaum

By  •  3 years ago

If you’re building a venture, running a country, or starting a movement, you need to know how to persuade people. What makes someone more a persuasive communicator than others?

Professor …
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I’m Gluten-Free — But Am I Healthy?

By  •  3 years ago

There’s more to “gluten-free” than fad diets—some people say “no” to grains because of a serious gluten-intolerant disorder known as Celiac disease. This disease affects the lining of the small …
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Four Things You Should Know, by Neil deGrasse Tyson

By  •  4 years ago

During the 2015 season of commencement speeches, lucky Amherst students heard from astrophysics legend Neil deGrasse Tyson, who, in his own words, shared “things you should know going forward in …
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Thomas Jefferson’s 10 Top Rules for Living a Good Life

By  •  4 years ago

One year before he died, Thomas Jefferson was asked by a friend to give some life advice to his young boy.

Jefferson obliged, penning a letter in which he listed …
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Three Ways to Rewire Your Brain and Elevate Your Life

By  •  4 years ago

Kristen Eykel has no shortage of talents: she is an international supermodel, yoga expert, meditation guru, mystic, hypnotherapist, TV host, teacher, mom, entrepreneur, childbirth consultant, writer—the list goes on.

But perhaps …
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Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Ways to Live a Better Life

By  •  4 years ago

If Ben Franklin were your mentor, what advice would he give you?

To answer this question, let us revisit the writings of young Ben, who at age twenty penned a wishlist …
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Nietzsche’s Most Powerful New Year’s Resolution

By  •  4 years ago

After 4,000 years of trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions, we still can’t get them right.

According to a recent poll by the University of Bristol, our collective …
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Top 7 Ways To Avoid Cancer

By  •  4 years ago

Can we put an end to illness?

Meet cancer pioneer and health legend Dr. David Agus, who takes a new approach to an old disease. Rather than changing cancer itself, he …
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A New Company Committed to Changing Plastic Surgery Around the World

By  •  8 years ago

These days, when we think about plastic surgery, it is most often in the context of Hollywood celebrities and reality television. We live in culture where it has become commonplace …
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