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Our Favorite Things: 2016 Geenies

Our 2016 Geenies represent the best of US: bold, creative, empowering, supportive, and brilliant. Beyond achieving success in their respective industries, each Geenie offers a model of self-actualization and ideas for personal growth that we all can apply. Their models of self-caring while pursuing excellence trigger us to center ourselves and ignite us to dream and achieve bigger. We are beyond grateful; and to celebrate our Geenies, we commissioned our resident illustrator Kim Salt, to create an original portrait of each woman. See Kim's beautiful work below:    March Geenie: Lauren Maillian Thank you Lauren Maillian for being our first Geenie and truly encompassing #BlackExcellence. Lauren, we are proud of all that you've accomplished and inspired by your redefining path! Look forward...

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The Wisdom of Geenies

Dear Gems -  Since launching in March, GeenieBox has delivered nearly 30 books, lifestyle products and exclusive experiences to doorsteps all over the country, revealed the inspirations behind seven iconic Black women, and introduced a new event series, Magic Monday. Our super small (just 3!) but mighty team is on a mission to build a personal development and lifestyle brand that puts creativity and self-care right up there with leadership, confidence and expertise. As the founder, I'm learning right along with you. Geenies have shared the importance of starting the day at 5am, making time to meditate, and pumping the heart through regular exercise. And like many of you, I struggle to incorporate ALL of the little jewels and tips...

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Inside the May Box

As a Harvard professor, curator and author, I find myself, like many of you, focused on how to grow, improve, and maintain my energy to meet my responsibilities and still honor time for my family and friends. Yet it’s rare to have a space to reveal our process to each other—to talk about what works, what helps, and what’s absolutely indispensable. So I’m absolutely thrilled that this GeenieBox will share some of the experiences, techniques, and tools that have helped my process along the way in the hopes that it may help some of you on your path.

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