Joanna Figiel

Do the ‘Write’ Thing (for Your Brain)
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

Do the ‘Write’ Thing (for Your Brain)

Do our brains work differently when we’re writing by hand as opposed to when we’re typing? Why do our brains enjoy physical activity and challenges so much? Maria Hawranek discusses these questions with Audrey van der Meer, a Norwegian neuropsychologist and neurobiologist.
Maria Hawranek
Being Together
World + People
Dreams and Visions

Being Together

In uncertain times, we feel a stronger need to belong. What does it take for a circle of friends to become a real community?
Wojciech Bonowicz
The Big Turquoise
Art + Stories
Experiences

The Big Turquoise

The history of the painting "Blossoming Almond Tree," which was an extraordinary gift from Vincent van Gogh to his beloved nephew.
Tomasz Wichrowski
Different Horizons
Art + Stories
Experiences

Different Horizons

Faith in unity and oneness presents itself as a not entirely naive hope, in times of separation and division.
Wojciech Bonowicz
On Point
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

On Point

According to traditional Chinese medicine, puncturing the body with needles can restore physical, emotional, and spiritual balance.
Agnieszka Rostkowska
The Singing Revolution
World + People
Science

The Singing Revolution

From the pre-Christian era to today, the Baltic state has a proud—and revolutionary—history and tradition of song.
Ula Idzikowska
Eternal Youth
World + People
Nature

Eternal Youth

Some animals grow old, slowly deteriorating physically and mentally, whereas others can seemingly regenerate their bodies time and time again.
Adam Zbyryt
Wild Beauties
World + People
Nature

Wild Beauties

Members of the Ursidae family can approach humans visiting national parks. The matter of how to maintain natural balance—and distance—is complex.
Anna Maziuk
A Timeless Bond
Art + Stories
Experiences

A Timeless Bond

For those that enjoy a good relationship, the bond between grandparent and grandchild can change the way that they experience the passage of time.
Wojciech Bonowicz
All the Religions of India
World + People
Dreams and Visions

All the Religions of India

Although predominantly Hindu, the Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four major world religions—and is tolerant of many more.
Maciej Wesołowski
Where Trees Devour Houses
World + People
Dreams and Visions

Where Trees Devour Houses

The capital of West Bengal is a young city that appears unable to escape the memory of a more prosperous past. Yet slowly but surely, Kolkata is changing.
Paulina Wilk
With a Bit of Luck
Soul + Body
Good Mood

With a Bit of Luck

Through happy coincidences, great discoveries—such as penicillin or meeting one’s soulmate—can be made.
Kamila Dzika-Jurek