All Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo will be open regular operating hours . . .
As Americans approach a full year of pandemic life, there’s an overwhelming sense of anticipation: when can we get vaccinated? What will life look like in six months? When will life return to normal? Maybe because looking outward feels so daunting, a lot of people are looking inward, through mindfulness and meditation. In this episode of Sidedoor, we learn about mindfulness and meditation through the lens of religion—a Buddhist priest shares the story of her religious journey; and we hear about the secular spirituality that young Americans are increasingly following away from religion.