We chase success, fame, and purpose. We feel entitled to futures we may never have.
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When I travel to new places, I always look at the tourists and wonder about their reasons for being there.
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I’ll never forget visiting Casa di Giulietta, or “Juliet’s House." The tiny tunnel entrance was lined with handwritten love notes and graffiti because …
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I read 8.9 million words last year, which is the equivalent to 121 books.
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Netflix’s new docu-series “Cheer” is not about cheerleading at all. It’s about the unrelenting pursuit of perfection.
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I’ve read thousands of pieces and worked on The Profile at baseball games, on vacation, and in Italian coffee shops with no Wi-Fi. Now, we're expanding.
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For Christmas, my mom gave me a book titled, Life Stories. The first line of the book reads, “One of art’s purest challenges is to translate a human be…
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Let’s start with a thought experiment. Think about all the people you pass by on the way to work each day. 
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"Each of us is more than the worst thing we've ever done." — Bryan Stevenson
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Here’s a short list of ideas to take with you as we enter the 2020s. I hope you enjoy.
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Yes, all these people met up all over the world to participate in a global, IRL newsletter hangout!
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It’s the profile everyone’s talking about. David Wisnia and Helen Spitzer were young lovers caught in a circumstance of profound horror and pain. They …
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