Mind & Body

They Put the Grrr in Ingrate

By Tim White

A minimalist woman is bothered by her sister-in-law's well-meaning gifts; Tim White offers advice on how to deal with the unwanted knick-knacks.

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.

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.

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