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HUMANS 101

What 24 Days of ‘Primitive’ Living Taught Me

Modern life is way too easy, and that’s a huge health problem

In the old days — like 1940 — just getting by could be good exercise. Credit: Library of Congress

BRIDGER-TETON NATIONAL FOREST, WYOMING — Ample firewood is strewn across the wide, dry flood plain of Pacific Creek, just outside Grand Teton National Park. Three trips in different directions, returning each time with a bundle of dried-out…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.