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Hibernating Is Good for Your Health

Your only New Year’s resolution should be to hibernate

Photo: Ann Schwede/Getty Images

It’s taken me a pile of years to finally appreciate — and enact — the unobvious at holiday time: do less. Like, really: less. And then: less again. Hole up, be still, quiet down. These are the yuletide lessons I’ve finally swallowed after years of doing the frenzied opposite. In fairness, I’m still mid-swallow on…

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Kate Green Tripp

Kate Green Tripp

Writer / Editor / Strategist. I chase ideas and shape stories about health, science, culture, and innovation. Mostly, I belong outside.