The Best of Human Parts
The most popular Human Parts articles, as voted by our community.
What it means to be.
Human Parts on Psychology
You Are Not Okay and Tomorrow Will Come
And you should eat a banana
These are some all-time favorites with Refind users.
What Rainbow Trout Know About Relationships
The concept of the fish ladder helps me think about love, distance, and the meaning of “home”
What 4 Years in Solitary Confinement Taught Me About Surviving Isolation
In October 1999, Shaka Senghor was thrust into a dreadful new reality – a six-foot by nine-foot cell. Not knowing when he’d be allowed to leave the confined space, he underwent a period of anger and resentment – but then he set to work expanding his soul and transforming himself so his punishing environment became a place of light and learning. People have compared COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders to being in prison. It’s easy to imagine why such a comparison might rankle someone who has actually experienced the most abusive form of prison life; but, with characteristic empathy, Senghor shares his hard-won tips for how to thrive – and grow – in very limiting circumstances.
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