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Book Review: Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind and Soul

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. In today’s consumeristic society, we have a lot of stuff. This stuff does not just include the physical materials that clutter our homes, but also the mental and spiritual “stuff” that clutters our minds and souls. In Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind and Soul, Ruth Soukup provides practical tips on rearranging your life […]

Joseph Sehwani, Founder of Nonprofit Dreamscape Foundation, On Overcoming a Disability

In the first part of our interview, Joseph Sehwani talked to us about his Dreamscape Foundation, which raises awareness about and funds to support individuals with disabilities. Today, Sehwani explains how Dreamscape all started with his diagnosis of Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON). Editor’s Note: This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.  SHY: Can you talk about your […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Finale: Part Two!!

Part One of Limitless‘ season finale ended with the FBI realizing they’re a pawn in Sands’ game. They arrived at the scene where Sands’ team had planted a bomb under a van carrying all of Senator Morra’s people. “Finale: Part Two!!” picks up right where we left off. Naz is clearly overwhelmed with Sands and his team of […]

Joseph Sehwani on Starting the Nonprofit Dreamscape Foundation at Age 18

Joseph Sehwani knows a thing or two about turning a bad situation around. At age 16, Sehwani was diagnosed with Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a genetic disorder which causes central vision loss. He quickly saw the lack of awareness and support for people suffering from LHON and other rare disabilities, and decided to take the matter into his own […]

Pagan Kennedy, Author of Inventology, On Creativity

In part 1 of our interview, Pagan Kennedy talked to us about her book, Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World. Today, Kennedy addresses the importance of creativity and imagination and why we are all capable of being inventive. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.  SuperheroYou: What is the difference between innovation […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Finale: Part One!

Last week’s episode of Limitless ended with Sands finally getting locked up. But, of course, that is only a small matter. Brian still needs to find Piper; the FBI needs to stop NZT from going back out on the streets, et cetera. But Brian is off the FBI officially, so there are two different investigations of […]

An Interview with Pagan Kennedy, Author of Inventology: How We Dream Up Things that Change the World

Pagan Kennedy is a journalist who regularly contributes to the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and numerous other magazines and newspapers. Kennedy is also an accomplished author who’s written 10 books. Her latest book is Inventology: How We Dream Up Things that Change the World. Kennedy invented the term “inventology” to describe the study of the process of invention. Kennedy filled us […]

Book Review: Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer.  Everyone can be an inventor. At least that’s the idea Pagan Kennedy emphasizes in her book Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World. Even if you have never aspired to be an inventor, Kennedy explains the role that consumers of a product play […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Hi, My Name is Rebecca Harris

Last week’s Limitless episode ended dramatically with Rebecca demanding answers from Brian. “Hi, My Name is Rebecca Harris” starts with Rebecca and Brian getting out of a trailer when a sniper almost shoots Rebecca. As the bullet is about to hit Rebecca, Brian screams her name and the scene pauses. Rebecca then starts to talk a […]

Alastair Humphreys, Adventurer and Author, On Microadventures

Alastair Humphreys lives an adventurous life. Humphreys is a renowned British adventurer who was named the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2012 for his concept of microadventures. In his book Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes, Humphreys reveals how you can live an adventurous life even with a 9-to-5 job. Humphreys took a break from […]

Matthew Oh on the Power of Youth in Starting a Non-Profit Organization

Yesterday, Matthew Oh introduced us to his nonprofit Forefront and explained it’s holistic approach to building self-sustainable communities in third world countries. In the second half of our interview, Oh shares how his youth has benefited his non-profit and why everyone should go after their dreams sooner rather than later. SHY: Forefront is fairly new […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: A Dog’s Breakfast

Last night’s episode of Limitless, “A Dog’s Breakfast,” starts with Naz punishing Brian for randomly fleeing to Russia in last week’s episode. She gives him 10 new rules, which basically take away all his freedom: no office, proper FBI dress code, random drug testing, etc. Also, they’re going to keep a really close eye on […]

A Real-Life Superhero: Matthew Oh, Founder of Non-Profit Forefront

There is no one more inspiring than someone who lives to help others. Matthew Oh, founder of the nonprofit organization Forefront, does just that while still working as a chemical engineer for Unilever. The 27-year-old Oh founded Forefront last year after visiting India and seeing the urgent need for foreign aid. He and his team came up […]

Barbara Mistick, Author of Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace, On Starting Your Career

If I could pick one person to advise me on how to start my career or steer it towards the right direction, it would be Barbara Mistick. Mistick is the co-author of Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace and the president of Wilson College with over 20 years of experience in the workplace. In […]

Interview with Barbara Mistick, Author of Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Barbara Mistick is currently the president of Wilson College with over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurialism and education. She’s also the coauthor, with Karie Willyerd, of Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace. This book argues that while everyone has a date at which they stop being relevant in the workplace, we all have the […]

Book Review: The Sound of Gravel

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. Had a tough week? Are you struggling to find things to be thankful for? If that’s the case, check out The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir. No matter where you are in life or how difficult your situation, The Sound of Gravel will remind […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Bezgranichnyy

I’ve been dying to watch this week’s episode of Limitless after last week’s dramatic ending. “Bezgranichnyy” picks up right where we left off. Brian is now in a club in St. Petersburg, Russia looking for Piper Baird. She’s been hiding from Morra under the name Frances Houseman. Brian pays Vladi (Sergey Anikeev), a guy who […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Close Encounters

Last week on Limitless, we learned a lot about Sands, including the fact that he killed Rebecca’s father. In this week’s episode, “Close Encounters,” Brian is totally bothered by this new information. He roams around New York, taking NZT and interfering with random NYPD cases to make up for his guilt. He avoids Rebecca so […]

Book Review: Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. We live in an extremely demanding world. Companies come up with new products every year to stay relevant and our bachelor’s degrees aren’t enough for many employers anymore. In Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace, Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick […]

Ruth Wariner, Author of The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir, On The Power of Healing and Faith

Ruth Wariner knows a thing or two about the importance of healing and faith. She grew up in a fundamentalist Mormon community with an abusive stepfather, which she talks about in her book, The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir, and in the first half our interview. After leaving the church and starting a new life in […]

Interview with Ruth Wariner, Author of The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir

Talk about a real-life superhero! In her memoir The Sound of Gravel, Ruth Wariner talks about her life growing up in a fundamental Mormon community. The book ends with Ruth’s decision to leave Colonia LeBaron with her siblings, which required a tremendous amount of strength – but that’s not her only superpower. Ruth put herself and […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Sands, Agent of Morra

In last night’s Limitless episode, “Sands, Agent of Morra,” we learned a lot about Sands – namely, how he became the tough guy he is and how he ended up working for Senator Morra. “Sands, Agent of Morra” begins with Brian hanging out with his sister Rachel (Megan Guinan). But their night is interrupted when Sands unexpectedly comes to […]

‘Limitless’ Recap: Undercover!

Last night’s episode of Limitless consists mostly of flashback scenes from the past 48 hours. Everyone involved with the investigation of Cyrillus Holdings is being questioned by the FBI’s Investigative Analysis Unit – including Brian and Agent Lucy Church (Christina Vidal). We don’t know what happened at first, but the events are slowly revealed via the characters’ […]

Eddo Kim, Founder of Education Non-Profit The Supply, On Pursuing Your Passion

Eddo Kim knows a little about education. After all, he has degrees from three Ivy League schools: Columbia University, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania. So it makes sense that he’s dedicated his life to educating the youth in urban slums. In April 2010, Kim founded The Supply, which works with different schools in the […]