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Resmaa Menakem’s book My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies is about practice, not just concepts

When Menakem was a young boy, his grandmother would often ask him to rub her sore hands. One day, he asked why her hands were so different from his, why her fingers were so thick. …

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Psychedelics revisited

For many people, the word “psychedelics” still conjures images of rainbows, tie-dye and 1960s music festivals. But Michael Pollan’s latest book, How to Change Your Mind, tells a di …

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Swimming With the Dolphins: Fulfilling an ailing child’s wish gives lasting benefits

Think of all the birthday candles, the fallen eyelashes, shooting stars, coins pitched into a fountain — all of the wishes we wish for throughout life. One of nine-year-old Alexan …

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