Dead by 50

For nearly two decades, I was convinced I would die before my 50th birthday. I was not sick, nor had I learned from a carnival prophet that my life was soon ending; rather, the women in my family die young and I had no faith I would be different.

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From Shame to Pride

I grew up in a small town in Israel. Or at least it felt like a small town—Be’er Sheva is actually the second-largest city in Israel, though it always had a small-town vibe, and not necessarily in a good way.

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Content, Distribution, and Ground Squirrels

This may not come as a shock to you unless you live under a rock, but video is everywhere—YouTube, Facebook Live, TikTok, Netflix, Hulu, etc., etc., etc. Video is, of course, used to entertain, educate, and eradicate—sorry, I couldn’t resist the alliteration because as I write this article I am also trying to eradicate some… Read more »

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A Culture of Respect

Did you know that the Hawaiian Islands are the most isolated land mass in the entire world? Hawaii is approximately 2,390 miles from California and a five-hour flight to Los Angeles. The next nearest land mass to the Hawaiian Islands is Japan, approximately 3,850 miles away and an eight-and-a-half-hour flight to Tokyo.

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Pragmatic Idealism

Change is eternal, our need to adapt perpetual. Uncertainty and angst are the order of the day. No one is immune, and every person and organization is recalibrating mission and purpose with the urgency of the displaced.

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#LiveLikeGreg

“I’ve got COVID. Don’t come home.” I had no idea how those six words my husband, Greg, said to me would ultimately change me and my life. In September of 2020, after months of lockdown, confusion, and restlessness, I had decided to take a break—a long weekend in San Diego at the beach to recharge… Read more »

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Connected Yet Disconnected Society

As a 23-year-old entrepreneur, I’ve grown up with tech as a solution. Given that I’m only a couple of days older than Google, it might surprise you that what I’m about to suggest is not tech-related. Instead, it goes back to our core, real-life human connection.

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The Demons Chaos

Are you ever surprised when things that seem to be running fine suddenly get out of control? You have all your ducks in a row and, just when you think everything is in sync, one of the little fluff-bombs waddles off and disrupts the whole journey. What is going on?

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Orienting with the Heart

I moved to Ghana, West Africa, prior to my senior year of undergrad to participate in an education abroad program. I was leaving the comfort that I knew to live in a new culture for an entire year. I traveled farther than ever before to a continent I had never seen. I didn’t know any… Read more »

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