Visualize location of emotions in the body

Illustration by Maya Chastain

Fascinating: Where emotions are felt in the body.

(via)

Isn’t it wonderful to be alive?

“Isn’t it wonderful to be alive? You know, you can forget all about it. Then suddenly you remember, and think of all the things you can do. Here I am. I can walk around. I can talk. I can see things and remember things. I am alive. How wonderful.”
Sophia Loren

NYC Marathon Signs

The NYC Marathon is my favorite day of the year. Nothing compares to the loving and uplifting energy pulsing through this city on this day. And then, the signs, they make me happy. My neighborhood Fort Greene really goes all out. See my neighbors dance here.

Book Art

I am completely enamored by Alexander Korea-Robinson’s book art.

Food Art by MOLD

I have spent an absurdly long time on this Instagram Account displaying surreal food art.

(Via Weekly Highlights)

Crazy

“I oscillate between thinking I am crazy, and thinking I am not crazy enough.”
Joyce Carol Oates

Minimal Firewood Holder

Hello there minimal firewood holder, please come into my life.

Invisible Things

Invisible Things, by Andy J.Pizza. (Vibe made me giggle.)

Link Pack


Currently on repeat, post soul fusion goodness: Late Bloomers by The Cut.

Coffee vs. tea smackdown

Real power lies in the domains of deep, slow change, by Stewart Brand

– I stumbled upon the Modern Elder Academy and feel like I opened a portal to a wise, expansive universe. Wow!

– I can’t stop laughing at these boots.

The art of Kaketsugi, or ‘invisible mending’ in Japanese.

– “You must not ever stop being whimsical.” -Mary Oliver

Seeing Differently Part 3: The Practice of Seeing (Mediation with your Eyes Open)

– There’s a town in New York entirely filled with book stores: Hobart Book Village

– Did you know this iPhone trick? I didn’t.

– This dutch oven is making my heart go pitter patter.

The Disappearing Art Of Maintenance (via)

– A climate podcast called A Matter of Degree which just published a mini series explaining what individual climate leadership looks like. (via)

– This is a good-looking barstool.

An analog recipe notebook. Love it.

Most visited website in every country. Wikipedia is the most visited website overall, taking the crown in 43 nations, followed by Twitter, which is favored in 10 countries. More here.

– “If you did your best when you created a piece of work, but your perfectionism or fear of judgement or lack of confidence makes you not like it, ask yourself: who is this piece for and will it work? And then, allow it to exist, to grow, to evolve, to improve, to fade away, or to shine. But first, make it work.” – None of Your Business (via)

– Every now and then I discover an organization that takes my breath away. Here’s one for you: The Long Now Foundation.

This is a very cool kids sweater.

Bioluminescence Is Nature’s Love Light

— The documentary series The Vow is blowing my mind. It follows members who joined the self-improvement group NXIVM – whose leader was convicted of sex trafficking, racketeering conspiracy, and other crimes – to reveal the emotional toll of unfolding events on these individuals.

– Where in the world do you live? There might be a CreativeMornings event happening in your town. If not, there’s a virtual FieldTrip waiting for you in the CreativeMornings universe. Whispers: All of these events are free!

Put a butterfly on it.

The Making of a Steinway Piano

My son is obsessed with playing the piano. This had me google the making of a Steinway and stumble upon this. What a beautiful world to be in. The piano building world.

State of Mind

“The essential thing is to work in a state of mind that approaches prayer.”
Henri Matisse

Crisis

“Bad companies are destroyed by crisis, Good companies survive them, Great companies are improved by them.”
— Andy Grove

Patience

“Patience, I believe, is a core competency of a healthy civilization.”
Stewart Brand

The World Before Your Feet

Matt Green is walking every block of NYC. I love this mission.

Boy, I hurried…

“Boy, I hurried… I hurried for a long time. I’m sorry I did. All the time you’re hurrying, you’re not really as aware as you should be. You’re trying to make things happen instead of just letting it happen. You follow me?”
Bob Dylan

Wooden Dustpan and Brush Set

Zara Home is making me swoon these these days. This Wooden Dustpan and Brush Set is a beauty.

Wick

As a cat owner I shy away of having candles in my house and am wondering if the Wick would create somewhat the same ambiance as a candle would.

Arc’teryx Presents: Nexus

Nexus is a ski film documenting five distinct groups of female skiers, their connection to the mountains and how skiing shapes their relationships. This is getting me excited for ski season.

Aluminum Table With Wheels

Whoa, this is a beautifully minimal aluminum side table with wheels.

Real, Fun, Wow! Throw Blanket

I love this Throw Blanket by Real Fun Wow! The owner of the brand, Darren Thomas is a super refreshingly brilliant marketer. Watch this video he made about this blanket. I love following his account and am continuously surprised at how he makes me smile with his product videos.

PS: You can also get some Real Fun Wow Tattly!

Keith Jarrett – Bordeaux Concert Part III

Grab a cup of tea. Put your headphones on. Listen.

(Thank you Matteo)

Connection on A Global Scale

Deeply moved by this thorough and generous article on the magic of CreativeMornings, my biggest labor of love.

In case you’re not familiar with CreativeMornings: It’s the world’s largest face-to-face creative community. You can attend events in 225 cities every month or tune into our free digital FieldTrips (aka workshops) online.

Conditions I Don’t Want

“How am I complicit in creating the conditions I say I don’t want?”
Jerry Colonna

Do It Poorly

This is powerful in its simplicity.

(via Chris)