Values and ethical living

How to craft a harmonious life | Psyche

Work and vocation


How to craft a harmonious life

Forget the ideal of work/life balance – your needs and interests are much richer than that, and your life can be too

by Jessica de Bloom & Merly Kosenkranius

The photography of Acacia Johnson | Psyche



‘It’s unreal – in the best way.’ Acacia captures visual poetry at Earth’s poles

12 mins

How to know if you want to be a parent | Psyche

Parenting and families


How to know if you want to be a parent

Set aside everyone else’s preconceptions. Then try doing these counterintuitive exercises to understand your own desires

by Ann Davidman

Shut up and paint | Psyche

Painting and sculpture


After years of struggle, an artist faces a new obstacle – staggering success

20 mins

How to be a happy nihilist | Psyche

Meaning and the good life


How to be a happy nihilist

Exhausted by the modern pressure to squeeze meaning out of every moment? Here’s a radical way to reset your priorities

by Wendy Syfret

World of tomorrow | Psyche

Progress and the future


Stick figures meet existential angst in this acclaimed, darkly comedic short

17 mins