How Spirituality Is Becoming a Pandemic Antidote

Several months ago, writer Sarah Treleaven was working on a story about the spirituality-as-self-care movement. Then the pandemic hit, and everything from astrology to prayer took on new meaning for the people practicing them. It turns out there’s a rise in people embracing spiritual activities as a way to ease the anxieties of living through pandemics of disease and racism.

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that