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Admittedly, I’m a warm-weather, sunshine-loving, summertime kind of gal. So as the weather becomes cooler and fall makes its presence known, I can’t help but reflect on these past summer months. Summer is the time for hiking, biking, boating, and vacationing – just about anything outside. But at Think Up, we have one summertime guilty pleasure more

I get a rush from thinking…literally. I actually feel my insides shift into a different gear when I go into deep thought…strategizing, visualizing, trying to solve world hunger. In fact, I am often accused of never turning my brain off.  more

As I sit in a professional presentation given by a professional organization, I once again cringe when I hear the word “impactful” leave the speaker’s mouth. Well this isn’t the first time I’ve heard someone use “impactful” this week. It seems to pop up in business meetings and conversations all the time…more and more every day. more

So I convened a group of friends and we set out to find the best lyrics ever written…turns out the assignment was HARD. Lyrics don’t seem to be very memorable in isolation of other things. more

Recently, I went to see the circus for the first time in twenty years. Yes…I am an adult. And yes… I think I enjoyed the circus as much as the kids surrounding me. One of the most interesting/frustrating parts of my circus experience was how many different acts were presented simultaneously. Should I focus on the Chinese act or the Latin dancers? more

So we’ve all experienced those times where our workload or things in our personal life have appeared overwhelming and insurmountable.  So to help you in your time of stress, we wanted to post our thoughts on how to stay motivated and relax in times of high stress more

Exercise. Surely you’ve heard that physical activity improves your mood, combats chronic diseases, helps you manage your weight, boosts your energy, promotes better sleep… the list goes on and on. But have you also heard the less often mentioned positive effect that exercise has on your performance at work? more

During the past three weeks, the water cooler talk here in Greenville has invariably turned to the musical Wicked’s stint at our local performing arts venue—The Peace Center. And, while I could drone on & on about its many virtues – the music (I have been caught singing Defying Gravity at the top of my lungs while sitting at a stoplight more times than I care to remember) more