Health & Healing

Barry Boyce convenes a distinguished panel to discuss the health benefits of mindfulness—what it does, how to do it, why it works.

When Meg Federico helped start up a program for lonely older people and their caregivers, she didn’t know what she was getting into: a goofy, loving atmosphere where people come to life and living in the present is the only option.

When author Barbara Gates got breast cancer, she found healing by recognizing the strength in her animal community and learning to trust her body and the earth.