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Afterword: Feb 20 2017

By Maya Mathias / February 20, 2017

‘Afterword’ is a weekly take on the news we feel to be most consequential, and is part of our yearly membership offering. This week began with the stunning (but not altogether unexpected) news that President Trump’s National Security Adviser, General Michael Flynn, had resigned over being less than fully candid about his conversations with the […]


[VIDEO] LFTW Insights LIVE Episode #2

By Maya Mathias / August 13, 2016

Show highlights – What happened last night that set my neatly-compartmentalized worlds on a collision course – How a crushing defeat can turn into something far more precious – How Michael Phelps embodied the spirit of sportsmanship, and what it teaches us all – What you will discover through our 100-day Election 2016 Anthology and […]


[VIDEO] LFTW Insights LIVE Episode #1

By Maya Mathias / August 5, 2016

Show highlights – The greatest unspoken concerns rippling across the world now – What we will remember most about 2016 – Why a spirituality writer I know is speaking up about politics, even though she’d rather not – How we’re growing numb to what feels like unsolvable problems – What you will discover through the […]


Some Deep Truths About Time Management

By Maya Mathias / January 11, 2016

We’re well and truly into the new year. Many of us will have designed resolutions, visions and goals. And some of us will already have “slipped up” on them by now. What makes some new intentions stick, while others seem to fall by the wayside? Is it a question of will, of habit formation, or […]


Are You Addicted To Busyness?

By Maya Mathias / November 18, 2015

“My God, people are competing about being busy. It’s about showing status. That if you’re busy, you’re important. You’re leading a full and worthy life.” – Ann Burnett, communications researcher, from ‘Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time’ Read More


How To Use Mindfulness For Career Success

By Maya Mathias / March 18, 2014

I was thrilled and relieved to see that a spotlight interview in the March 2014 issue of the Harvard Business Review was with ‘mother of mindfulness’ researcher Dr. Ellen Langer, Ph.D. (Watch a short video of Dr. Langer explaining mindfulness here.) Dr. Langer, is a social psychologist and the first female professor to gain tenure […]