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Stay: The Social Contagion of Suicide and How to Preempt It
Stay: The Social Contagion of Suicide and How to Preempt It

“We are indebted to one another and the debt is a kind of faith — a beautiful, difficult, strange faith. We believe each other into being.”

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Dog Songs: Mary Oliver on What Dogs Teach Us About the Meaning of Our Human Lives
Dog Songs: Mary Oliver on What Dogs Teach Us About the Meaning of Our Human Lives

“Because of the dog’s joyfulness, our own is increased. It is no small gift.”

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The Science of Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
The Science of Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

“The self is more of a superhighway for social influence than it is the impenetrable private fortress we believe it to be.”

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Anaïs Nin on the Elusive Nature of Joy
Anaïs Nin on the Elusive Nature of Joy

“There are so many joys, but I have only known the ones that come like a miracle, touching everything with light.”

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Kurt Vonnegut’s Life-Advice to His Children
Kurt Vonnegut’s Life-Advice to His Children

Educate yourself, welcome life’s messiness, read Chekhov, avoid becoming an architect at all costs.

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Albert Camus on Happiness, Unhappiness, and Our Self-Imposed Prisons
Albert Camus on Happiness, Unhappiness, and Our Self-Imposed Prisons

“Those who prefer their principles over their happiness, they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their happiness.”

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