Cover Photo: An image of hands in the dirt
Photograph by Gabriel Jimenez

How I Tricked Myself Into Thinking I’d Be Better off as Dirt

Maybe at the end of my conscious existence, my body would be useful as nutrients.

This is Better Living Through Chemistry, a column by Ariana Remmel on how atoms and molecules can help us explore our lives.

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Ariana M. Remmel is a science journalist, audio producer, and essayist  based in Little Rock, Arkansas. When Ari’s not writing, they’re birding.