INSPIRATION

Here you'll find some of the wonderful things, and people, that inspire me and the work that I do.

Brain Pickings

"Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who has also written for Wired UK, The New York Times, Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow."

Mindful

"Mindful is an initiative that celebrates being mindful in all aspects of daily living—through Mindful magazine, mindful.org, and social media. To learn more about our efforts, the people behind Mindful, and our growing community, read an overview of Mindful and click on the articles ..."

Senior Planet

"Senior Planet is a resource for older adults online who believe that life gets better with age. Senior Planet's technology themed Exploration Center is in NYC's Chelsea neighborhood; SeniorPlanet.org offers a range of engaging content plus NYC's only event listings for older people who still like to go out..."

Advanced Style

"My name is Ari Seth Cohen. I roam the streets of New York looking for the most stylish and creative older folks. Respect your elders and let these ladies and gents teach you a thing or two about living life to the fullest. Advanced Style offers proof from the wise and silver-haired set that personal style advances with age."

Age-Friendly NYC

Age-friendly New York City is a collaborative effort to respond to and benefit from this population change, led by the Office of the Mayor, the New York City Council, and The New York Academy of Medicine.

Good Magazine

"A magazine for the global citizen."

Offers articles, commentary, fiction and comics on culture and society.

StopGap

“StopGap is creating a world where every person can access every space through fun and engaging community projects that raise awareness and remove barriers. Physical barriers in our built environment prevent many of us from enjoying some of the amazing buildings and spaces that our cities and communities have to offer. Our first project that we have embarked upon is called The Community Ramp Project. With material donations from community hardware stores and volunteer labour from inspired community members businesses with single stepped storefronts are invited to participate and have a custom ramp made at no cost….”

On Being

“On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives and endeavors. We pursue wisdom and moral imagination as much as knowledge; we esteem nuance and poetry as much as fact.”