Consciously Curated: Clever Ads, Loving Dad, Improvising Life, Facing Death

Photo by Mario Calvo
Photo by Mario Calvo

Here is a roundup of news and information from other sources across the web to help you keep thinking good:

ADWEEK: Spotify Drops a Cool Campaign

“Spotify puts its vast trove of listener data to playful use in a new global out-of-home ad campaign—its largest OOH effort to date—with executions that playfully highlight some of the more bizarre user habits it noticed throughout 2016.”

Nice Inter-Faith Ad by Amazon Prime (Hat Tip, National Council of Churches):

Huffington Post: New Dads Need Love Too

“According to the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) more than one in three new fathers (38%) are concerned about their mental health, and CALM’s own research shows that an equal proportion of mums and dads (3%) have considered suicide in their first year of parenthood and 47% of both mothers and fathers reported feeling suicidal, overall.”

Stanford School of Business: Feel Like You’re Life Is An Improv Sketch?

“The same techniques can improve life at home as well as at the office. Cox cites that moment when you’re about to enter your house after a long day of stress, traffic, and assorted aggravations. He urges people who are returning home from work or school exhausted to spend 30 seconds outside the front door consciously shifting gears. “Think about what’s on the other side of the door — how much you care about them, how you want to show up for them,” he says. “And that will start to change you. You can put a smile on and change your body.” The person who walks through the door is still an authentic, truthful you.”

New York Times: In Five Minutes You Will Die

“‘If only I knew’ — yes, my friends, it may be the last time. ‘If only I realized’ — yes, stop, appreciate the blessings you have. ‘If only I could’ — you still can, you’ve got today.”



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