People We Love: Maysoon Zayid

People We Love: Maysoon Zayid

When we first heard Maysoon Zayid speak at “Thrive: A Third Metric Live Event” in New York City, we wanted to know more. A few facts: She’s an actress, standup comedian, writer, and co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival. Her screenplay, LAW, was chosen for the Sundance Middle Eastern Screenwriters Lab. The 2013 honoree of United…

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People We Love: Marisa DeDominicis

People We Love: Marisa DeDominicis

Marisa DeDominicis cofounded Earth Matter, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing the art, science, and application of composting in and around New York City, with Charlie Bayrer and Kendall Morrison in 2008. Prior to that, she spent 18 years with the Trust for Public Land as an environmental educator, low tech garden designer, and site coordinator. She was an activist in…

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People We Love: Dr. Dana Cohen

People We Love: Dr. Dana Cohen

Dana Cohen, MD, is an integrative physician, trained by two legends in the complementary health field: (the late) Dr. Robert Atkins, physician and author of Atkins Diet fame (and more), and Dr. Ronald L. Hoffman, practicing physician, author of How to Talk to Your Doctor, and internet host of Intelligent Medicine. Dr. Cohen serves on the Board of Directors for the…

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Fireworks for a New Family

Fireworks for a New Family

The baby was due on July 4. Independence Day always ranked low on my list of treasured holidays, but now the date felt significant, like something written in the stars. In truth, no one really knew when our baby would arrive, thanks to my lackadaisical approach to biological record keeping. An exasperated midwife insisted I supply a best-guess date of…

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People We Love: Muffy Bolding

People We Love: Muffy Bolding

Besides having a lot to say about the things that wire and rewire her, Muffy Bolding is a mother, writer, actor, feminist, knitter, and self-proclaimed trollop/withered debutante. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles, where she writes and produces for film and television. She is currently at work on a memoir. On Owning It Publicly When I reflect back…

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People We Love: Ben Watts and Tiina Dohrmann

People We Love: Ben Watts and Tiina Dohrmann

Ben Watts and Tiina Dohrmann met in an independent dance production in 1991. They are the founders of Greenspan Center, a water-based wellness center in one of the few remaining loft buildings in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, where they practice many body therapies, including Zero Balancing, WaterDance, and Watsu, a Shiatsu-based treatment that takes place in their ground-floor pool. Ben and…

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