Carolyn is a New York-based writer and author specializing in health, psychology and spirituality. Her writing has appeared in publications including Scientific American, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, TIME, Harvard Business Review, The New Republic, Quartz, Outside Magazine, Yoga Journal, Prevention and The Huffington Post, where she worked for six years as a Senior Writer. She's discussed her work at TEDx, Talks@Google, Harvard Public Health Forum, The Alchemist's Kitchen and other venues, as well as on MSNBC, The TODAY Show, The History Channel and NPR.
She is the co-author, with psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, of Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (Penguin, 2015). The book has been translated into 10 foreign languages and earned praise from publications including Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus Reviews and 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).
Carolyn is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, where she studied philosophy.