Cecilia Muñoz

Cecilia Muñoz on Raising Children While Working in the White House

For eight years, Cecilia Muñoz served as the highest-ranking Latina in the White House under President Obama while raising two daughters. Now a senior advisor with New America, she spoke with us recently about what policies changes we need to support families—and how she managed parenting and work. Muñoz is the author of More Than […]

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Susan David

3 Ways to Develop the Emotional Agility to Help You Thrive

Despite the difficulties of our times, many people squash what Susan David, award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist, refers to as “so-called negative emotions,” such as grief, sadness, and frustration. But people who are open to the reality of human experience are better able to foster innovation, creativity, and the wholehearted capacity to be themselves, says […]

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Jessmyn Stanley

How Yoga Can Help You Find Your Balance (or Accept Your Imbalance)

Jessamyn Stanley—who describes herself as a fat, queer, Black person—is refreshingly honest and self-accepting. She also has a lovely way of bringing self-acceptance out in others. We had a conversation with her this month about the transformative possibilities of yoga—even if you start with a free three-minute video. Stanley is the author of Yoke: My […]

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Amy Morin

How to Build Mental Strength in 2021

What do mentally strong people do—and not do? This question became a burning one for Amy Morin after she suffered a series of personal losses early in her career as a psychotherapist. It also led her to write several books, including the international bestseller 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, and 13 Things Mentally […]

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