Mind & Body

Hiding Places

By Johnny Wideman, from Geez

Exorcising the demons of childhood.

Attic Bats, Modern Love

By Sadie Shorr-Parks, from Witness

Embracing a fear of the unknown.


By Thich Nanht Hanh, from The Mindfulness Bell

When you feel you have nothing to belong to and have no identity, that is when you have a chance to break through to your true home.

There are No Castles Here

By David LeGault, from The Normal School

The game for when all you want is to go home.


My Enlightenment

By Michael Redhill, from Brick

All you have to do is breathe. Let all your thoughts drift away. Let it all goooooo.

Your Guide to Forest Bathing

By M. Amos Clifford

Let nature heal your mind, body, and spirit with the relaxing meditation of shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, a Japanese therapy with cardiovascular benefits.

Listening to Trees

by Sam Mowe, from Spirituality & Health

When we listen to trees, we “unself” ourselves — and open to great beauty.

Finding the Mind’s Nine Bodies

by Jessica Cohen, special to Utne Reader

Phillip Moffitt, the previous owner, and editor of Esquire magazine is able to distinguish nine meditative states and describe how to attain them. He speaks to his inner adventures that he has pursued for six decades and focuses on altered states diverges which examined how Buddhist teachings can be applied to daily angst.

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