“Azim is a living example of how goodwill can lead, eventually, to peace: He found it in his heart to forgive the person who murdered his son. After extending this extraordinary act of forgiveness, Azim began a journey to promote the power of compassion, forgiveness, and restorative justice.”
“If I’m working on a song, I get to a point, and I get so emotionally pulled in, and it affects me so deeply I cry—it’s like a sign.” —Lucinda Williams, whose latest album, Good Souls Better Angels, was released in April
“By adding the word holy in front of keywords, such as in the terms Holy God, Holy Bible, Holy Spirit, Holy Catholic Church, Holy Communion, Holy, etc., we’ve made non-Christians weary of hearing us talk with all of this canonized holiness in our lexicon.”
This year, our Books We Love section examines self-care from an ayurvedic perspective, how food affects mental health and immunity, and how to cultivate a moon practice, and more.
Uma Naidoo, author of This Is Your Brain on Food, explores how the foods we eat may be driving up our anxiety.
Meera Lee Patel’s latest journal, Create Your Own Calm, is publishing as anxiety levels across the world are rising dramatically. Patel shared her creative process and personal journaling practice with S&H.
Maybe you’ve come across one of those bumper stickers that reads Let That #$!% Go, or you’ve seen a T-shirt with the same expression and a serene image of Buddha. But how to let go?
Inner + Outer Worlds
Kathryn Drury Wagner speaks with trauma expert Kathryn Templeton on how to move from immobilization into balance and harmony.
Putting CBD into makeup and skincare seems like a natural next step for this newly popular ingredient. But it’s not quite that simple. Brandi-Ann Uyemura investigates.