Posts by Molly Howard

Prince Wasn’t Just the Twin Cities’ High Priest of Funk

“You’re seeing this news right?” a Minneapolis friend texted. What news? I was at home, playing with my toddler. “Prince died!” That was how I learned of his death, on the living room floor. I’m glad I learned about it from her—someone who understood the gravity of the loss and the passion of his music—instead…

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Trust your struggle*: mindfulness for uncertain times

A mindful conundrum An op-ed piece recently came out in the New York Times that took a critical look at the booming mindfulness craze. You might’ve noticed mindfulness is everywhere lately, touted as the next big thing (even though it is in fact, ancient). The piece skeptically highlights the appropriation of mindfulness toward improprietous ends…

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