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Awaken your senses! How to bring your body back to life

By Gretchen Rubin

04 May 2023 · 8 min read

Editor's Note

During our day-to-day existence, it's easy to get caught up in the moment and tune out from the world. The Guardian explains how we can harness the power of our senses to bring us back to the present.

One ordinary afternoon, I had an epiphany that changed my life.

Because of a stubborn case of pink-eye, I had visited the doctor. As I was leaving his office, he remarked: “Remember, because you’re so nearsighted, you’re more at risk of a detached ret­ina, which could cause you to lose vision.”

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