Mind & Body


How to be a Cool Dad

By Chris Kornelis

Learn to integrate your child into your life instead of sacrificing your life for the sake of fatherhood.


The Father & The Teacher

By Peter Selgin

Follow Peter Selgin's journey as he delves into the lives of the two men who shaped him, his father and a man he refers to as "the teacher."


World Peace Starts with You

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

In his new book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama reminds us that in order to change the world, we must first change ourselves.


Why is it Wrong to Wreck the World?

By Kathleen Dean Moore

Even today, with personal opinions holding sway over the most clear and logical opposition, we have to approach the global issue of climate change in a morally-upstanding and inclusive manner.


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The Racial Identity Struggle

By Chris Abani

Discover how the perceptions of others effect the racial identity of one mixed race man.


Rajneesh & Tantra: A History

By Hugh B. Urban

While Rajneesh wrote about many things during his life, he is best known for his modern transformation of the Asian tradition of Tantra.


A Veteran’s Duel with the Death Impulse

By Jessica Cohen, Special to Utne Reader

In 1966, Everett Cox never anticipated that four decades of recurring suicidal thoughts and multiple suicide attempts would stem from what he learned in army boot camp. Nor could he have imagined what would help him.


Helping Us Learn How to Listen

By Abby Olcese, special to Utne Reader

A conversation with author and Peabody-award winning radio host Krista Tippett.



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