“Though antidepressants are effective at managing negative emotions, they don’t in themselves provide the sense of meaning and direction that a person equally needs in order to find her way in life.”
Absolutely fascinating and necessary read on how antidepressants affect selfhood, teenage sexuality, and our quest for personal identity
How a tiny cluster of genes and proteins gave rise to zombie and vampire mythology.
An intelligent manifesto for optimizing the 11 hours we spend consuming information on any given da in a way that serves our intellectual, creative, and psychological well-being.
On New Year’s Eve 1969, Monica Searle was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Experimental at the time, chemotherapy — the course of action Monica’s doctor recommended — was a leap of faith. After each treatment, her husband Ronald made Monica a Mrs. Mole drawing “to cheer every dreaded chemotherapy session and evoke the blissful future ahead.”
Michael Pollaan’s timelessly sensible blueprint to a healthy relationship with food, now delivered with iconic illustrator Maira Kalman’s characteristically colorful and child-like yet irreverent aesthetic. This new edition also features 19 additional food rules, including Place a bouquet of flowers on the table and everything will taste twice as good and When you eat real food, you don’t need rules.