Eileen Kern

Writer, Teacher, Speaker

The absence of disease is not health

If you can raise somebody’s level of positivity in the present, then their brain experiences what we now call a happiness advantage, which is your brain at positive performs significantly better than it does at negative, neutral or stressed. Your intelligence rises, your creativity rises, your energy levels rise. In fact, what we’ve found is […]

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Designing Books and Reader Reaction

This post features two specific moments from the above video. Here’s the first: During Chip Kidd’s presentation about the design of book covers, he happens to answer a question I’ve had for some time: What is it like to discover someone has gotten a tattoo of your art? (7:23) But if you think about it, […]

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Purple is the New Green

I caught this lovely article today from Frank Eliason on LinkedIn: Being Different: When is Green Purple?” We can learn so much from the children around us, as I did the other day from my daughter Robyn. The other day Robyn had a kindergarten assignment that included coloring a sheet based on her “words of […]

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