CRIS BEAM is the author of the new book, I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy, as well as several award-winning books, including To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care and Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers. She is an assistant professor at William Paterson University and lives in New York City.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS