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Emily Esfahani Smith

  1. What a ‘Transcendent Experience’ Really MeansHere’s what happens in your brain when you feel like you’re becoming one with the universe.
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    What Does ‘Closure’ Even Mean, Anyway?The science of moving on.
  3. Seeking a Sense of Belonging in a Divisive EraIf we want to bridge what today seems like an insurmountable chasm, we need to begin by rethinking our concept of belonging.
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    In 2017, Pursue Meaning Instead of HappinessContribute to something beyond yourself.