Wait. Elevating Women Means I Have to Pay Them?

Expecting Free Guidance Is a Bad Start I co-founded a nonprofit last year to elevate women in the workplace. We are fortunate to have assembled a world-class advisory board, strategic partners, and initiatives to eliminate harassment and improve women’s standing through data, dialogue and training. I have been invited to speak at universities, at conferences…

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Ty Haney’s Outdoor Voices Work Diary: Doing Things and #doingthings

It can be hard to tell when Ty Haney is doing her job and when she’s simply #doingthings, in Outdoor Voices parlance. The athletic apparel company she founded follows the philosophy that being any kind of active is the key to living well. So when she attends an outdoor yoga class sponsored by her brand,…

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Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk

A new observational study finds a link between the consumption of sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, and the risk of cancer. Drinks that are 100% made from fruit with no added sugar may have a link to cancer risk, a new study finds. For some time now, researchers have been linking sugary drinks with…

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36 Hours in Naples, Italy

A city of glorious but tattered beauty, known for its vibrancy and, yes, a frisson of menace, Naples is now humming with visitors. In this Mediterranean capital watched over by the still-kicking Vesuvius volcano, tourist numbers have more than doubled since 2010, crime has dropped (notably, the murder rate is down 44 percent in 2018…

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Rolling Out the Welcome Mat for Travelers With Autism

When Nicole Thibault had her first child, she imagined traveling everywhere with him. But by age 2, he would become upset by simply passing a restaurant that smelled of garlic. Waiting in line elicited tantrums and crowded places overwhelmed him. Autism was diagnosed within the year. “I thought maybe our family dream of travel wouldn’t…

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Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy

Harvard Medical School sends out an email when an esteemed faculty member passes away, and more often than not I delete it without clicking. I feel shame for not taking the time to read about the death of colleague whose life was devoted to medicine or science, but I do think about death a lot…

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Trump’s Assault on Obamacare Could Undermine His Own Health Initiatives

Image President Trump during a signing ceremony Wednesday for an executive order on kidney disease.CreditErik S Lesser/EPA, via Shutterstock In court, the Trump administration is trying to get all of Obamacare erased. But at the White House, President Trump and his health officials are busily using the law to pursue key proposals. Last week, the…

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For Sibling Battles, Be a Sportscaster, Not a Referee

Parents in my psychotherapy practice often ask how to make sibling conflict stop. Understandably, they want the bickering, teasing, aggression and cries of “no fair” to end. But one of the best ways to dial up sibling love is not to squash conflicts, but to learn how to use them. Research supports this, and I’ve…

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An #Instaworthy Deal: Reformation, the Fashion Brand, Sells a Majority Stake

In 2009 Yael Aflalo, a model turned fashion entrepreneur, opened a vintage clothing resale business she ran part time from the back room of a Los Angeles retail store. Called Reformation, it sold stylish secondhand items or garments made from repurposed materials. In 2013, the brand was scaled into an e-commerce business with a downtown…

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