Mind & Body


Practicing Contentment

By Michael Finkelstein, M.D.

To find happiness, look into practicing contentment rather than seeking more material wealth.


Not That Book By Nabokov

By Tim White

Tim White advises a man who is concerned about his sister's spending habits to find supportive ways to guide her rather than disparaging her interests.


A Time for Being Sick

by Christian Williams

Finding contentment in the most unlikely places.


In My Element: Amazon Ayahuasca Adventure

Photos by Tracey Eller / Words by Zoe Helene

Photographer Tracey Eller documents her experience with ayahuasca in the Amazon through a photo essay.


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Temper-Temper, Temp

By Tim White

Tim White advises a woman on how to deal with an office rivalry that has escalated to physical threats.


Wear a Personal Flotation Device

By Heather Lende

Small town obituary writer Heather Lende shares unique perspectives gleaned from peering retrospectively into so many lives.


Me and Mama Ayahuasca

By Laura Marjorie Miller, from Cosmic Sister

Journeying into the cosmic sisterhood of the sacred vine.


Zoe Helene on Cosmic Sister, Psychedelics, and Feminism

by Lynne Woodward, special to Utne Reader

Empowering the voices of women in the psychedelic renaissance.



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