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Journalist, mom, Swiss-Persian New Yorker. Host of @NPR’s @TEDRadioHour + @ZigZagPod. Author of Bored+Brilliant. Media Entrepreneur-ish. ManoushZ.com/newsletter

Double-screening may be the source of your sugar cravings too

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And why it’s okay to be happy about success and pancakes

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Why haven’t we been doing this all along?

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Pro-tips for how to reach out for professional guidance

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This Is Us

Or, a meditation on accelerated aging


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And blue blockers probably won’t help

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I didn’t like dog people. But now I am one.

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How those two holes in the middle of your face share smelling duties

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This Is Us

Why some of us can’t bear to use the beautiful things we own

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