What Could I Do?

Daniel Pink suggest a small language change in the way you think about a problem you’re trying to solve. So simple. So powerful.

Rebuilding Society on Meaning

Thank you Joe Edelman for sharing this thoughtful piece on rebuilding society on meaning! “If we want to make meaningful things, we have to measure meaning.”

Chicken Magic Body Control

This made me laugh. I love chickens.

(Thank you Babs)

An Act of Faith

The Power of Social Environment

“Surround yourself with people where your desired behavior is the normal behavior.”
– James Clear

Hania Rani

(Thank you Cengic)

Maria Popova On Sanctuary

What an absolute gift to have Maria Popova speak at CreativeMornings/NYC yesterday. We had 500 people in attendance and 945 people tune in on livestream. What a gift!

Against All Odds

Ludovico Einaudi (The Royal Albert Hall Concert 2010)

I have clearly fallen down a Ludovico Einaudi rabbit hole and I am loving it. This 2010 Royal Albert Hall Concert is an absolute dream. I recommend listening with headphones!

Ludovico Einaudi: Tiny Desk Concert

I applaud you, Apple!


The Principle Of Not Forcing

Kait Dunton

This piece took my breath away. Thank you for sharing your gift Kait Dunton.

Mushroom Santa

How the Psychedelic Amanita Muscaria Mushroom May Have Inspired the Santa Legend of Lapland

How to Find a Wonderful Idea

How does OK Go come up with their unique ideas for their music videos?

(via Tobias Günther in Dense Discovery)

Make [Eye] Contact | Going Deep With David Rees

Thank you Gene for telling me about Going Deep with David Rees. What a find!


Meet Jonah Hill’s friend and therapist, Phil Stutz. Directed by Hill, this film invites you to explore Dr. Stutz’s Tools for life in an effort to get real, get personal, and get better.

Dreaming of Space Juggling

(via a new favorite: bookofjoe.com)

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.

The World Before Your Feet

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

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.

Figs Are Inside Out Flowers

The urban legend says there are dead wasps inside every fig. This blew my mind. (I love figs!)

Third Places

@nathanallebach We need walkable communities to support third places and third places to support healthy societies #thirdplace #thirdplaces #walkability #walkablecities #walkablecommunities #urbanplanning #urbanism #community #carfree ♬ original sound – nathan allebach

A beautiful reminder that the work we do with CreativeMornings is really meaningful.

The Meaning of Life

A lecture by Sam Harris beautifully edited by Jody Mac.

(via Nick)