Carolyn is a New York-based writer and book collaborator specializing in psychology, health and spirituality. For six years, she worked as a Senior Writer at The Huffington Post. Her writing has also appeared in publications including Scientific American, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The New Republic, Quartz, Outside Magazine and Yoga Journal. She is a regular contributor at Broccoli Magazine, where she covers medical marijuana. Carolyn has discussed her work at TEDx, Talks@Google, Harvard Public Health Forum, Yale Department of Psychology, The Alchemist's Kitchen and other venues, as well as on MSNBC, The TODAY Show, The History Channel and NPR's Innovation Hub.
She is the co-author, with psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, of Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (Penguin, 2015), which has been published in 10 foreign languages. The book earned praise from The New York Times, which called Wired to Create a "satisfying overview of creativity research that is likely to provide nuggets of wisdom to even the most seasoned creative spirit." Carolyn also earned research credits for her contribution to Arianna Huffington's books The Sleep Revolution and Thrive (a #1 NYT bestseller). Most recently, she wrote the foreword to a new edition of the classic philosophical work, The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Clydesdale Classics, 2017).
As an editorial collaborator, Carolyn works with world-renowned experts and thought leaders on subject-matter ranging from creative entrepreneurship to consciousness research to mindfulness, helping her clients take their ideas from concept to creation. She's sold book proposals and written non-fiction titles for major publishing houses including Penguin Random House and Hay House.
Carolyn graduated from McGill University in Montreal, where she studied philosophy of mind.