Category: News + Updates

How to tame your inner advice monster

All of you know your advice monster. Somebody starts telling you about something. Even though you don’t really know the situation or the people involved and you certainly don’t have the full context, after about 10 seconds your advice monster [...]

You’re sitting wrong — and your back knows it. Here’s how to sit instead

One of the side effects of working from home full-time because of the pandemic is working with a less than ergonomically ideal setup. Most of us didn’t have a home office space ready and waiting when we began to shelter [...]

Students’ poetry offers beautiful and surprising perspective on pandemic

When educator Kim Preshoff asked the students in her environmental science classes to create blackout poetry for Earth Day, she was expecting some nature-inspired poems and thoughts on the state of our planet. What she got back were profound and [...]

How to ace your next online job interview

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the way we work — and that includes how we interview for that work. While remote job interviews are nothing new, they’re now the norm as companies grapple with reopening. As we prepare [...]

Want to grow your own food? 9 tips to help you get started

Whether it’s as a hobby while people are stuck at home or a way to get fresh produce without going to stores, vegetable and fruit gardening is having a bit of a renaissance right now. But if you’ve been killing [...]

How you can be an ally in the fight for racial justice

Many people want to help in the ongoing struggle for equality and equity, but they don’t know what to do. Activist DeRay Mckesson explains how we can all show up and stand up: 1. Own your privilege. “Acknowledge that there is a [...]

8 ways to fight COVID-19— and improve the world— from home

Staying home is the best way to fight COVID-19, but there are plenty of projects you can get involved in from your living room if you want to do more! For many of us, it’s difficult to feel like we’re [...]