health at every size
April 13, 2018
Back in November, I took a break from my daily cup of coffee and was a little surprised to find that within just a few days, my vocabulary had halved and my ability to finish a sentence...
March 12, 2018
I often hear from folks who want to try yoga but are convinced that they don't have the right gear or the right body or the right lifestyle for it. It's no wonder! When we think of yoga...
February 27, 2018
Have you ever done a social media search for the term "self care?" The search results tend to be dominated by fancy bath products, essential oils, and beautifully photographed meals. To...
November 6, 2017
There's a weird self improvement philosophy that takes positive thinking to the extreme by suggesting that we only experience negative feelings because our mindset is messed up. The ide...
August 22, 2017
I've been trying to write this for days. Although I want to write about why it's ok to risk imperfection in our actions against injustice rather than doing nothing, in all honesty I've...
July 24, 2017
Do you wonder what it would be like to feel more comfortable and at home in your own skin?
If judging yourself has gotten in the way of trying new things, practicing yoga, or enjoying ot...
May 19, 2017
There was a time when I thought the number one most important thing that anyone needed to know about self care was how to get a good night's sleep. Later, I thought it might be exercise...
March 13, 2017
When I was in middle school, I felt humiliated by my sensitivity for what seemed like the millionth time in my life, during a friend’s sleepover. My friend put a new action movie, The F...
January 9, 2017
Last month, my partner invited me to his work celebration of his recent publication. I joined Mark and his lab mates at an arcade on a Thursday night, with two goals in mind: celebrate...
May 3, 2016
The first time I watched a video of myself teaching yoga, I had to take a time out.
Even though I knew the lighting wasn’t quite right and I was wearing a boxy shirt that didn’t move p...
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