Human Parts
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Human Parts


Embracing Our ‘Wintering’

The natural rhythm and human right of rest

Around the time of the winter solstice, I was listening to the podcast On Being with Krista Tippett. Her guest for the episode was Katherine May, author of Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times, The Electricity of Every Living Thing, and Burning Out.



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Janice R Littlejohn

Career journalist. Writing things I’m passionate about incl. sharing Black women’s stories — and my own. Connect with me at