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Destigmatizing Mental Illness

Stigma about mental conditions is a powerful barrier to the millions who could benefit from help from receiving it.

In Praise of Shadows

Photography is said to be “all about the light,” but shadows are essential to the most compelling images. Some of the many uses of shadows are shown here.

A Love of Trees

Recently, I’ve been enjoying a small, illustrated volume by the early 20th century German author Hermann Hesse. Appropriately titled Trees, it is a compilation of Hesse’s essays and poetry about a subject he clearly loved, the many species and situations of trees that graced his life. Sensitively written, his writings explore the features of the…

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