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Great Escape

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Great Escape

The science of daydreaming is complicated. What it meant to me in childhood was not.

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Great Escape

And how I found refuge from the nonstop chaos inside my own head

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Great Escape

People in middle age are flocking in record numbers to intense workouts and challenging races. What are they chasing?

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Great Escape

More psychologists are incorporating dream analysis into their practices — and patients are seeing real-world payoff

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