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About Candy Leonard

Candy Leonard is a sociologist and qualitative research consultant with a focus on gender, health, pop culture, and the baby boom generation. She’s the author of Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World https://amzn.to/2MJlDmj, and has written for the Huffington Post, Next Avenue, CultureSonar, and Boomer.
Latest Posts | By Candy Leonard
Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?
8 months ago

Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?

By  •  Mindset

My friend’s mother died recently after a sudden stroke, and among her belongings he and his siblings discovered volumes of journals, going back 40 years. They started reading through these family artifacts and learned a lot. Perhaps more than they wanted to. Read More

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist
9 months ago

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist

About 10 years ago, I found myself in an extremely stressful work situation that I hoped would improve, and I tried to keep a positive attitude. The highlight of my day was my morning subway ride, as I people-watched and listened to music. Read More