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Yoga Month, Yoga Wisdom — Pain

The first thing yoga taught me was that not all pain is good pain. The second thing yoga taught me is that not all pain is bad pain. Particularly for someone who’s recently come to realization of the first, I

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Obamacare, Birth Control, & Me

Today is the day. As part of the Affordable Care Act, insurers will have to cover some preventative services — birth control pills among them — without copays or cost-sharing, in the first plan year that begins on or after

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This is what burnout feels like.

Sometimes, I get so stressed that I don’t realize how much tension I’m carrying in my jaw, neck, and shoulders until I’m actually in pain. It’s not the immediate difference of workout soreness or injury or even the familiar hell

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Just a Little More Hip Revisiting

Low Lunge Pose

I know I’ve already spent some time with the yin yoga dragon pose — which is basically the same thing as the low lunge I’m about to describe here — but I can’t think of anything I like better for

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Hip Yoga: Revisiting

So the heavy duty hip flexor is the iliopsoas muscle group, half of which I included as part of the core series because the psoas portion has its origin point on the lumbar spine and because the iliopsoas can have

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Have you met my uterus?

Drawing of a uterus, including an angry face and text "FU!" on the inside of it.

Another post in the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. (I am sort of sad to be coming toward the end of April, just when I’d committed that acronym to memory.) Today’s prompt reads: Health Mascot. Give yourself, your condition,

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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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