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Up The Garden Path
If the closest you get to nature is an image on your screen saver, science recommends getting a better dose of green. Here are three ways
By Carsten Knox
Sidebar: Bob Howard digs in the dirt and finds connection
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Mindfulness
Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio believes it’s time for Americans to find quiet—for their own well-being and for the good of the country
By Christina Bellantoni
Sidebar: An excerpt from Congressman Tim Ryan’s A Mindful Nation
What’s Sex Got to Do With It?
All that friction is nice, but what we and our partners really crave is connection, attention, a little wild abandon—and better use of our tongues
By Jeremy Adam Smith
Sidebar: Three ways to improve your sex life (hint: it starts with you)
Goof Off Now…Really
Even leisure and relaxation can get tied up in seriousness, busyness, betterment. For Sallie Tisdale, the trick is to stop trying so hard