• Want to Innovate? Science Says, “Be Optimistic!”

    Innovators are not immune to the roadblocks and pitfalls of life. They may even encounter more trials than the average person as they make and remake in the name of excellence. Why are they able to persevere and prevail when others don’t? An optimistic attitude keeps the innovator cheerful and encouraged on the road to accomplishment.

  • Space to Create: A Writer’s View on the Housing Crisis

    How the political ideologies and widespread social attitudes have stripped millions of creative, young people of the right to settle down in a place they can call their own.

  • Creative Expression: A Source of Solace and Strength

    In a world where violence, hate, and derision seem too common, we—and our children—seek comfort, and a way forward. There are no easy answers. But here are some approaches that may help kids.