Mind & Body

Experiences with Polyamorous Relationships

By Baldwin Omni

One man details the impact his polyamorous relationships have had on him throughout his life.

Understanding Your Spirit in an Unconcerned World

By Chandresh Bhardwaj

Whether you identify as Christian, Muslim, Hindu, or you desire a look at spirituality free from religion, "Break the Norms" discusses soul searching in a way that is as deeply impactful as it is honest about the world we live in.

Gone Astray

By Satya Doyle Byock

Values fall by the wayside for a humanitarian aid worker in Sri Lanka.

Choosing Love After Sandy Hook

By Scarlett Lewis, from Resurgence & Ecologist

A mother explains how she has reacted to her son’s murder after the Sandy Hook School shootings.


Beautiful Monsters: Living with a Prosthetic Limb

By Emily Rapp

Ruminating on life with a prosthetic limb.

Naked: Triptych

By Shannon Huffman Polson, from Ruminate Magazine

Recognizing the grace of vulnerability on the Denali mountain.

Nature as God: Repairing the Circle

By Tomson Highway, from Masculindians

The Cree people have never separated their deities from nature—and for good reason.

Teachings from Tibetan Buddhism: On Course for Compassion

By Christine Toomey, from Resurgence & Ecologist

Mindfulness is not enough — we must develop our capacity for altruism, a Buddhist scholar argues.

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