Agata Masłowska

My Kingdom for a Nut
Soul + Body
Good Food

My Kingdom for a Nut

They resemble the shape of the human brain and have a great effect on memory, concentration, and mood. To make sure they are absorbed better, it is worth soaking them before eating them or—for advanced connoisseurs—pressing the oil out of them.
Dominika Bok
The City of Alchemists
World + People
Dreams and Visions

The City of Alchemists

The maps from the time of Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor situate Prague in the symbolic heart of Europe. Surrounded by artists and scholars, the ruler tried to unite the disintegrating world with the help of alchemy.
Maciej Świetlik
Squaring the Circle

Squaring the Circle

The circular geometric configurations most commonly associated with Eastern religions can also be used to regenerate and restore life balance.
Agnieszka Rostkowska
Paint the Way You Live
Art + Stories
Experiences

Paint the Way You Live

Vedic Art workshops can help unlock one’s creative potential—and also reveal insights about one’s emotions, needs, and desires.
Aleksandra Woźniak-Marchewka
A Consciously-Planned Coincidence
Art + Stories
Opinions

A Consciously-Planned Coincidence

The Polish photographer discusses the importance of memory and childhood in the visual arts.
Aleksander Hudzik
How to Love Unhappily
Humor + Variety
Variety

How to Love Unhappily

There is nothing more uninteresting than a fairytale romance. In fact, classic literature is full of examples of how to indulge passion miserably.
Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
The Power of Moxa
Soul + Body
Good Food

The Power of Moxa

In parts of East Asia, dried mugwort leaves are burned by folk doctors to prevent the sorts of illnesses that can arise in the winter months.
Agnieszka Rostkowska
The Body as a Whole
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

The Body as a Whole

Traditional Chinese medicine takes a holistic approach to preventing disease and treating the body.
Aleksandra Woźniak-Marchewka
A Note of Nature
World + People
Nature

A Note of Nature

Musical compositions inspired by the sounds of nature can bring relief, while simultaneously raising awareness of issues related to climate change.
Wioleta Żochowska
A Time of Fragility
Art + Stories
Opinions

A Time of Fragility

The time when girls become teenagers entails a period of rapid changes – both hormonal and societal. Yet it also reveals the incredible brightness of adolescence.
Kamila Dzika-Jurek
Faith in Imagination
World + People
Dreams and Visions

Faith in Imagination

Scientist and priest Michał Heller talks about the steam engine, theology, and physical problems with materialism.
Wojciech Bonowicz
You Don’t Come Here Voluntarily
Art + Stories
Experiences

You Don’t Come Here Voluntarily

In the late 19th-century, Anton Chekhov visited the penal colony on Sakhalin island and wrote about the fate of the convicts there. What did he see?
Andrzej Kula