After Grueling Post-Leave Experience, Moms Found New Law Firm with Major Flexibility

Being a working mom always involves tradeoffs—something Hannah Genton understood all too well as an attorney. But when the compromise became too much, the San Francisco–based mom of two started her own firm that grants workers the flexibility she missed out on with her first child. In a LinkedIn post, Hannah wrote that at her … Read moreAfter Grueling Post-Leave Experience, Moms Found New Law Firm with Major Flexibility

Careening

Six-year-old me at the top of a hill. Straddling my bike, everything normal except the absence of a chain. “This will be great,” they said. “Without breaks, you’ll go faster.” 1969, a blue Schwinn with a white seat, a twenty-inch job. Still too big for teeny, tiny me. The ubiquitous stingray design that dominated the … Read moreCareening

Say THIS to Him

Has this ever happened to you? You’re on a first date… and… He’s charming, handsome, and you feel like you have chemistry… But at the end of the night… he doesn’t ask for a second date (nevermind a third or fourth). If this has happened to you (or keeps happening), you’re likely missing one of … Read moreSay THIS to Him

Yours Truly

Board-Certified holistic health practitioner, life coach, and award-winning author, Laurie Buchanan, PhD, helps you turn intention into action. A cross between Dr. Dolittle, Nanny McPhee, and a type-A Buddhist, Laurie is a voracious reader, award-winning author, kindness enthusiast, and an unabashed optimist. Her first book, Note to Self: A Seven-Step Path to Gratitude and Growth, … Read moreYours Truly

Cryptocurrencies: Let’s Not Gamble on Their Future

Tether, the cryptocurrency I researched a couple of months ago, has overtaken bitcoin in monthly transactions by more than 18%, making it the most widely used cryptocurrency in the world, despite a market capitalization that’s 30 times smaller. Meanwhile, Facebook’s proposed Libra is angering the central banks of several countries, who say it puts global … Read moreCryptocurrencies: Let’s Not Gamble on Their Future

Photographing the Dark: Nadar’s Descent Into the Paris Catacombs

—By Allison C. Meier Few nineteenth-century Parisians saw the city like Félix Nadar. In 1863, he ascended in a huge airship called Le Géant, from which he captured aerial views of a rapidly changing metropolis. Under the urban renewal program led by Georges-Eugène Haussmann, old buildings were being demolished and replaced with broad boulevards, bringing … Read morePhotographing the Dark: Nadar’s Descent Into the Paris Catacombs