Mind & Body


Meditating on a More Meaningful Life

by Christian Williams

How daily breathing awareness is changing my life.


Oops Upside the House!

By Tim White

Tim White enlists a consulting arborist to advise a man who believes he may have caused his neighbor's tree to fall and damage their garage.


Reunited and It Feels Like Hell

By Tim White

Tim White offers advice on whether attending a high school reunion is a confidence-builder or an unnecessary source of anxiety.


Invisibilia Podcast: The Woman Who Feels Everything

by Lindsey Kennedy

A new NPR podcast looks at life with Mirror Touch Synesthesia.


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On Being Podcast: Gordon Hempton on Sound, Silence, and Sense of Place

by Lindsey Kennedy

"We're all born listeners."


A Nurse’s Case for Secular Morality

By Phil Zuckerman

One man finds secular morality in the longstanding Golden Rule, which he argues prevailed long before we decided that it came from a God, drawing from an evolutionary necessity.


Paper Mooning

By Tim White

Tim White advises a college student who's questioning her ethical standards after considering plagiarism.


Perfect Imperfection

By Sarah Gorham

The human capacity to imagine perfection sets you up for a losing battle. Sarah Gorham’s “Study in Perfect” offers a creative and emotionally poignant glimpse into the illusive promise of perfection, and the humanizing (and more likely) results of imperfection.



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