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How to Tap Into the Joy of Childhood Summer as a Grown-Up

As busy, anxious adults, is it possible to relive those carefree days?

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Summer as an adult is not quite like summer as a kid. I spent part of my summer days on chores, but mostly, I sat around and watched TV, read books, and hung out with friends. We’d splash around in the sprinklers. Or we’d go on long bike rides into…

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Kristin Wong

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Kristin Wong has written for the New York Times, The Cut, Catapult, The Atlantic and ELLE.

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