Great Escape

Why We All Need (and Seek) Psychological Escape

The latest issue of Medium magazine: the act of getting away from it all

Illustration: Rui Ricardo

RRather late in the third week of April, I realized I’d gone too far. I’d been, you could say, in a kind of rehab, recovering from a life that was pegged to the news, obsessed by the news, distracted at all hours by…