Why is Money Scary?

I’m afraid of finance because all of my life, any time someone mentioned money, savings, or stocks, the adults in the room would groan slightly and slump into their seats. On top of that, only seven states have highly rated financial literacy programs integrated into their school systems, so it’s really no wonder that I just struggled to…

Need an Attitude Change?

It had been a while since I was able to attend a yoga class without being expected to teach. It was even longer from the last time I had the privilege of making it to a heated power vinyasa class – the style of yoga that forced me to love the practice just a few…

The Art of Drinking Tea

Allowing yourself to have a cup of tea after an at-home yoga practice is allowing yourself to have a few more minutes of the post-yoga bliss before you have to return to the bustle of life. What does tea really have to do with yoga though, you ask? Yoga and tea are two practices that…

A keeper of seeds hopes to save the world from starvation

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
If you ever find yourself in the northernmost town in the world, look carefully. Built into the side of a sandstone mountain is a glowing blue façade on top of a concrete tunnel; it might be the door to the secret headquarters of a Bond villain. And like Bond’s…

TEDx Blog

Si estás interesado en una lectura poco fácil, pero interesante, ver el blog de TEDxViaLibertad! El evento TEDx estará en Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) el 25 de abril, y vamos a publicar cosas interesantes, en el espíritu de TEDx, hasta entonces! http://tedxvialibertad.com/blog If you’re interested in some light reading in Spanish, check out TEDxViaLibertad’s…

What’s a Co-Op?

I’d like to start by proclaiming my love for my school, and for the city I get to live in as a by-product of attending it. I love Northeastern University (NEU), in Boston Mass, because they’re not just preparing you to work for amazing companies like Apple, or beautiful organizations such as the World Food…