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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

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45 results
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Reading / science
How a 15-Minute 'Awe Walk' Drastically Improves Mental Health
How a 15-Minute 'Awe Walk' Drastically Improves Mental Health
Reading / science

Move over, forest bathing.

Derek Beres

Reading / society
7 Common Traits of Self-Transcended People
7 Common Traits of Self-Transcended People
Reading / society

The psychologist Abraham Maslow created a hierarchy of needs, which collectively represent the needs and desires required to motivate all human behaviour. How do we reach the highest level?

Mike Colagrossi

Magazine / science
Our Bodies Are Chronically in "Threat Mode"
Our Bodies Are Chronically in "Threat Mode"
Magazine / science

Being kind to others positively impacts your physical and mental health, according to this groundbreaking research by Stanford professor Dr. James Doty.

Jaimee Bell

Magazine / science
New Bed, No Sleep?
New Bed, No Sleep?
Magazine / science

The phenomenon of first night effect (FNE) often occurs when we spend the night in a new environment – and have trouble sleeping.

Jakub Bas

Reading / society
Feeding the Soul
Feeding the Soul
Reading / society

The Poilâne bakery in Paris was founded in the 1930s. Today, it continues as a family business under the leadership of Apollonia Poilâne, baking some of the French capital’s finest bread.

Agnieszka Drotkiewicz

Reading / society
Summer Meditations
Summer Meditations
Reading / society

A psychologist outlines four meditation exercises for the summer months.

Julia E. Wahl

Magazine / society
The Lost Art of Rest
The Lost Art of Rest
Magazine / society

Smartphones, laptops and the capitalist work culture mean that it is increasingly hard to switch off. What activities provide us with the most rest?

Paulina Wilk

Magazine / society
Concentration: Making Life Sacred
Concentration: Making Life Sacred
Magazine / society

A master yogi who was brought up in the West explains how to calm your mind and body in the times of the pandemic.

Marshall Govindan (Satchidananda)

Magazine / science
There Is No Spoon
There Is No Spoon
Magazine / science

The teachings of the Buddha (and the writing of secular journalist Robert Wright) can help us understand how to free ourselves from the captivity of the brain.

Aleksandra Reszelska

Magazine / science
Are we morally obligated to meditate?
Are we morally obligated to meditate?
Magazine / science

A growing body of neuroscience research shows that meditation can make us better to each other.

Sigal Samuel

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