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Thich Nhat Hanh Taught Us to Live In Midair

The Zen Buddhist monk, who died last Saturday, is even more relevant in these deeply frightening times.

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This person has much better posture than I do. Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

There was a time in my life — late June or early July of 2012, in the weeks following the worst depressive episode I’ve ever experienced — where the only thing I could do was sit on the beach, breathe, and read Thich…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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