Kirsten Powers is a New York Times bestselling author, USA Today columnist and senior political analyst for CNN. Raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, Powers lives in Washington, D.C, with her fiancé, Robert Draper, and their two fur children, Lucy and Bill.

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Practicing grace benefits other people and builds community. It's also the original self-care.

A new book by Kirsten Powers digs into what it means to practice grace in a complicated, stressful and divided world. "True grace is otherworldly," she writes. "It goes against every instinct we have to seek revenge for wrongs or to shame and humiliate people who have acted immorally or unethically."