What feels like heartbreak is likely just a heart sprain

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Berkowitz is the cofounder of SeeClickFix, an app that functions like a modern-day 311. See something broken in your neighborhood (like a pothole or illegally dumped trash), take a picture, and post it. The government will respond. The app has successfully resolved 80% of complaints -- and is boosting civic engagement and strengthening communities while it's at it.

Best advice:
"What feels like a heartbreak is probably more of a heart sprain. You'll still be skateboarding at 36. Being a dad will be the best thing that ever happened to you. When journalists ask you for one thing give them four; it is always better to be forthcoming."

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First published January 8, 2016: 5:18 PM ET

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