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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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Reading
Reading
Reading / society
Summer Meditations
Summer Meditations
Reading / society

A psychologist outlines four meditation exercises for the summer months.

Julia E. Wahl

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

Magazine / society
This incredible meditation will help solve your existential dread
This incredible meditation will help solve your existential dread
Magazine / society

Existential dread, meet astronomical wonder.

Scotty Hendricks

Magazine / society
Why You Should Find Time to Be Alone With Yourself
Why You Should Find Time to Be Alone With Yourself
Magazine / society

Don’t confuse loneliness with time by yourself.

Micaela Marini Higgs

Magazine / society
Monks on Ice
Monks on Ice
Magazine / society

The Tibetan Buddhist breathing technique ‘tummo’ creates inner heat. The practice of similar techniques might have helped the likes of Wim Hof to achieve the seemingly impossible in extreme cold.

Tomasz Wiśniewski

Reading / society
Five Ways to Deal With Self-Isolation
Five Ways to Deal With Self-Isolation
Reading / society

Some practical advice on handling the pressures of self-isolation, social distancing and lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robert Rient

Reading / society
The Anxiety Virus
The Anxiety Virus
Reading / society

Psychological coach and therapist Martyna Goryniak talks about what exactly anxiety is, why it can be harmful, and how we can try to mitigate it during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robert Rient

Reading / society
Meditation During Quarantine
Meditation During Quarantine
Reading / society

The director of the Polish Mindfulness Association talks about feelings of helplessness and fear during the current health epidemic, and how meditation might provide some respite.

Berenika Steinberg

Magazine / society
On Acceptance
On Acceptance
Magazine / society

The idea of accepting what there is may feel cliched. Yet, when applied with moderation and a sprinkling of help from the Stoic philosophers, it might prove to be a useful exercise after all.

Piotr Stankiewicz

Magazine / society
In Search of Clatter
In Search of Clatter
Magazine / society

Joy can feel like an elusive emotion. But what exactly is true joy? And is it really worth aspiring to?

Agata Sikora

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