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Mom’s Answer to Aging

I couldn’t appreciate it until now Our mother’s words are on repeat in our heads At least they are if we were lucky enough to have mothers, or mother figures, who nurtured and nagged and niggled at us through our…

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How To Be in Two Places at Once

I’m doing it right now You have at least three superpowers Assuming you are a person living in an industrialized, technically up-to-date society, you are able to do things that not so long ago in human history would have been…

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Time to Take Your Time

It’s not available for refund or return We live in a culture besotted with doing. We’re devoted to breathless, full-tilt busy-ness. If we take time to meditate, we justify it by pointing out how much more productive our practice makes…

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Tripping Towards Eternity

Could psychedelics ease suffering for the dying — and those they leave behind? A few months ago, one of my best friends introduced me to an organization called End Well. A non-profit foundation, it was founded in 2017 by Dr.…

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The Season of Letting Go

My husband and I have embraced our new life as climate refugees, fleeing from our beloved but fire-scorched Northern California back to our former home in Idaho. In NorCal, October had become a season of dread, every warm breeze sparking…

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