Depressed after her kids moved on and out, Stacey Tompkins took to the famous pilgrimage through Northern Spain and found that a full month of walking provided the needed solace and more.
They say a cat has nine lives, but author Kimberley Cihlar seems to have had more than that. She says it’s a miracle she’s made it to this age. Here’s how she survived.
With a world of worries—empty nesting, caring for aging parents, terrorism—Candy Schulman overcomes her doubts and, like 25 million other Americans, tries meditation for stress.
As we get older and friends and family pass away, how do make peace with these tough moments? Amy Ferris reflects on how we say goodbye to those we love.
I drank hallucinogenic ayahuasca tea with a bunch of strangers—and it was one of the most profound, important experiences of my life.
By traveling to Thailand with an artist friend on a mission, Carol Flake Chapman reawakened her sense of wonder, and found that age is no barrier to magical experiences.
What does it take to go from stay-at-home mom to leader of a large church? Nancy Marroquin asked herself, “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”
Shamans, perspiration and pyramids—Oh, my! Here’s what happened when we tried a sweat lodge because someone said it would be good for us.