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FROM THE EDITOR
Adrian Landon Brooks • S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Wimberley, Texas-based Adrian Landon Brooks about living in the country, “painting on weird objects,” geometric patterns, and more.
Of Prayer Now
Namaste: Let’s Keep It After the Pandemic
“Overcoming” Original Sin
Father’s Final Words Not the Last Word
Amanda Thomashow, Survivor Strong
7 HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO AWAKEN • Protestant minister—and Buddhist meditation teacher—VICTOR M. PARACHIN identifies the habits that can lead to wisdom.
YOGA FOR CAREGIVERS • Yoga instructor and staff writer JULIE PETERS presents the best yoga-based solutions for soothing the caregiver’s heart, mind, and body.
THE TALKING TREE • Shamanic practitioner (and emergency medic) WINTER ROSS met a sister in a wounded ponderosa pine.
CORE REFLECTIONS • Meditation teacher TARA BRACH offers explorations of kindness and beauty and how to be in the stillness of their truth.
BACK FROM BURNOUT • The trauma of the past year has trigged a burnout crisis. KATHRYN DRURY WAGNER asked an expert for tips on how to restore balance.
WHAT’S YOUR WHY? • Psychologist KRISTINE KLUSSMAN examines three ways people get lost on the path to finding their purpose.
AWARE AND ASLEEP • ROBIN STREMLOW dives into the lucid dream world and offers advice for new dreamers.
LUCID DREAMING FOR BEGINNERS
COAXING YOUR ADRENALS BACK TO HEALTH • Intuitive healing practitioner MUNEEZA AHMED lists eight steps to get your energy back.
THE GOOD QUIT • Why is it so hard to walk away from some situations? KATHRYN DRURY WAGNER has answers.
Affirmations to Support A Good Quit • Need a little shot of bravery to make your move? These affirmations may help.
AN ANIMAL ROSARY • SARAH BOWEN proposes a new way to pray, one that combines an ancient tool and a modern perspective.
SELF-COMPASSION • Kristin Neff, PhD, created the scale that psychologists worldwide use to measure self-compassion. Now she reveals the hidden superpower that makes being kind to yourself a primal force for justice.
NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO Get Fierce
WOOD GOODS • Nature’s good for us. Architects are embracing biophilic design, which seeks to make buildings feel as much like being outside as possible. The idea is to lessen the stark divide between inside and outside. One way to go biophilic at home is to use more wood and less plastics or other industrial materials.
SEND DOWN NEW ROOTS • Seek transformation with these picks.
Outsmart Your Pain
The Comfort Crisis
Ilanga (The Sun)
Share the Table
Embrace the Transition
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