Posts by Kristen Edens

Have You Lost Your Laugh?

Laugh Sign

Marlene Chertok was recovering from chemotherapy when she began looking for ways to positively impact her health. Even though she engaged in yoga and qi gong every day, she needed something more, but wasn’t sure what that might be. Through her research, Marlene discovered a fascinating documentary called “The Laughter Clubs of India,” inspired by…

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The Journey to What’s Next

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My work history isn’t that great.  Certainly not the ladder-climbing, glass-ceiling shattering, rags-to-riches story you hear from big names like Oprah and Tony Robbins.  I love those stories and strive to do great things, but I’ve encountered too many obstacles, most of my own making.  That’s not to say my obstacles have been any greater…

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The Real Smart Card in Your Wallet

Courtesy of St. Louis Public Library

When was the last time you visited your local public library?  Or checked out the bazillion digital resources that are available to you as a cardholder, 24/7, from anywhere in the world, simply by logging in from your personal computer?  If you believe that nothing exciting happens at your local public library, then get ready…

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Reboot Childhood Favorites with the Play-Time App

Boy Splashing

When was the last time you thought about the games you loved to play as a child?  What was your favorite activity?  Dodgeball?  Catching fireflies?  Telling ghost stories?  Building forts? How long ago did play time diminish in your life to make room for “more important” grown-up tasks, such as going to school, earning good…

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