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In Challenging times, We Can Find Comfort in the Wisdom of Animals

Michelle Renzetti, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published on Thrive Global. "It’s a beautiful spring in Tucson and we are on day idontknow of staying home to do our part in a global pandemic. Who knew I…
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Love in the time of Corona

Amita Nathwani, 2019-2020. This piece was originally published on Thrive Global. "Being a provider who helps people understand the deeper meaning of life through psycho-spiritual counseling, I have been training for this very moment most of…
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Mirror, Mirror in the Solarium: Learning from Karen Carpenter’s Death as an Act of Self-Love

Lauryn Bianco, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published on Thrive Global. "Despite Karen Carpenter's very public, painful death due to complications from anorexia - we continue the cultural narrative of what a body "should" look…
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Grief Can Awaken Moments of Profound Joy

Dr. Heidi L. Pottinger, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Thrive Global. "I’ve been forced to learn that if we give ourselves permission and time to process grief in all its forms, and if…
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Children Like Jayme Are All Around Us

Hilary Van Aslburg, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published Thrive Global. "Trust your instincts, take a moment, look more closely. My husband and I were walking a friend to her car near the University of…
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Toddler Tantrums, the National Parks, and Shutdown Woes | Why We Must Begin Shutdown Recovery Efforts Now, Beginning with Our Parks

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Thrive Global. " During the final days of winter break, my family ventured to one of our nation’s most visited and cherished destinations, Zion National Park…
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