Currently Creasing: Week of May 6

Currently Creasing: Week of May 6

Ntozake Shange, in 1976, resembled my sister, down to the leotard tops, scarves, earrings, and flowing skirts (with harem pants underneath) that they both sported during that decade. Photography by Sylvia Palchy.

Ntozake Shange, in 1976, resembled my sister, down to the leotard tops, scarves, earrings, and flowing skirts (with harem pants underneath) that they both sported during that decade. Photography by Sylvia Palchy.

Here’s what our team has for you to bookmark & read this week

  1. Gloom To Gratitude: 8 Skills To Cultivate Joy and survive life’s deep stressors.

  2. The science is clear: The planet is warming. This fact can leave a home cook paralyzed at the stove or in the marketplace, choosing between the lamb and the tofu, the heritage carrots and the farm-raised fish. What to Cook in a Changing Climate.

  3. What An Ethiopian Midwife Wishes People Knew About Her Job: In many countries, midwives get little respect. Selamawit Lake Fenta of Ethiopia tells why she is proud of her profession — and how she's advancing rights for midwives.

  4. All Over The World, Thirsty Muslims Have Their Ramadan Go-To Drinks.

  5. I am terrified my newborn girl will inherit my 22-year-long eating disorder: As she grows up, my baby will be with me at almost every moment, see everything I do, hear everything I say, and her little sponge-brain will absorb it all. Trigger Warning: Anorexia and recovery.

  6. Physicians Get Addicted Too: We need to talk more (or rather start talking) about addiction in the Wellness community. This is a critical read. Lou Ortenzio was a trusted West Virginia doctor who got his patients—and himself—hooked on opioids. Now he’s trying to rescue his community from an epidemic he helped start.

  7. Myers-Briggs? Work personality tests? Hogwarts houses? What Can a Personality Test Tell Us About Who We Are?

  8. 7 Things Parents Should Know About the Measles Outbreak: Medical processionals newer top questions.


Thought of the Week

“i found god in myself
& i loved her / i loved her fiercely” 

Ntozake Shange

Savoury Stuffed Dates for Ramadan

Savoury Stuffed Dates for Ramadan

Aunt Fannie's: Cleaning & Probiotics for Our Environment

Aunt Fannie's: Cleaning & Probiotics for Our Environment

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