Everything is Connected

We've all heard this, and I think, deep inside, we know this is truth - but it's hard to live it when we are immersed so completely in our modern culture which functions on separating everything. It’s how we speak…

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Somatic Interventions for Productivity: Movement

The mind and body are an integrated mobius strip which influence one another. How we move changes how we think, and recent neuroscience explains this interconnection in ever increasing clarity. As designers, we can integrate this information into our professional…

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The Trouble with Capitalism

Sometimes internal work goes external, and vice versa. I tend to focus on individual development and self-care, but lately it's systemic change that has been occupying my thoughts, because the internal and the external are not so different. [More on…

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Feldi Principles for Lessons... and Life! 

Listening is necessary to connect, communicate and understand. To listen, we must find quiet... and that takes time. In a culture where time is often perceived as scarce and is equated with money, taking time is an act of defiance…

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

Neuroscience has come a long way in the last decade. We know so much more than we ever did about the mechanisms of how our brain thinks, perceives, calculates and comes up with new ideas. It's time to apply some…

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SOURCES: Brain Hacks for Productivity & Creativity

Let’s debunk the myth of the struggling artist and talk about applying the latest findings in neurobiology to get the most from our design process!

I am delighted to present a lecture on the intersection of neuroscience, perception & creativity…

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Learning How To Learn

 "I am going to be your last teacher. Not because I'll be the greatest teacher you may ever encounter, but because from me, you will learn how to learn. When you learn how to learn, you will realize that there…

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Resting While You Work

I don't know about you but I've got a number of balls in the air. I can juggle a bit, but I'm not great at it, and I also have a limited amount of energy so I need to be…

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How Creative Are You?

Check out this quick test that measures divergent thinking, a key component of creativity. 

After you get your score, you can learn more about the test HERE

And if your divergent thinking can use a boost, never fear... 

There's…

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Strandbeest!

Check out artist/ inventor Theo Jansen's walking contraptions that transcend what anyone thought was possible with zip ties and PVC tubing.

Anti-Racist Resource Guide

So, as an American person living inside a light brown body for 5 decades, I have experienced innumerable incidents of bias, micro-aggressions, and overt racism, and I've also been accused of not being black or Latina enough, and I have…

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Are Your Habits Serving You?

We all have habits. Some are healthy, like flossing, and some are less so, like smoking. But when you think of all that you do, the real question is, what do you do that is NOT a habit? How you…

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