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Yoga Month, Yoga Wisdom — Touching

The third thing yoga taught me was that it’s okay to touch myself. I don’t mean like masturbation, though that’s all fine and good too. (Though it should probably be reserved for a home practice rather than at a studio

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Yoga Month, Yoga Wisdom

Me in high lunge.

So, September is National Yoga Month. A lot of places — both brick-and-mortar studios and online spaces — are offering free classes. Not having access to good filming equipment (or, you know, a yoga teacher certification), I thought instead to

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More Links Because More Links!

The next installment of the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. (Told you I still remember the acronym.) It’s another choice post: Health Activist Choice Day 2! Write about whatever you like. Just like last time, I’ll be posting health

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Mastiff Dressing for Dinner

So. If the title and my shameless infatuation for all writings Tamora Pierce didn’t clue you in, I’m reading Mastiff, the third book in the Beka Cooper series. (That Amazon link likely contains plot spoilers — and so might this

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Saying Goodbye to Skinny Jeans

When I was younger, I would occasionally watch my mom clear out her closet. Some of the clothes were ones I’d never seen before and that clearly dated from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s (before I was born). Some, on

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Seven Things I’ve Done to Improve My Health

Inspired by this post by Caitlin at Fit and Feminist. 1. I found VaginaPagina. (The link, by the way, is not explicit, though it may not be safe for everyone’s work.) It’s a community focusing on sexual health and wellness,

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Thoughts on a Word: Potential

Adjective — Capable of being or becoming. Overheard from a coach coworker (probably not about me): “She has potential as a runner, but she might have to slim down and tone up her frame in order to actualize it.” Watched

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