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The Emotional Freedom Technique Is A Great Way To Ease Into Meditation

Keep your heart clear And transparent, And you will never be bound. A single disturbed thought Creates ten thousand Distractions. – Ryokan Taigu Within the Black community alone, for every one woman who reports a sexual assault there are fifteen that go unreported. Statistics show that 80% of rapes are reported by white women, but […]

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Here’s How to Build a Community That Keeps You Healthy

And why it is so important. Recently,¬† I wrote¬† about my move to California, which you can read here. I offered suggestions for how to prepare yourself when undertaking a huge move, sharing tips from the practical day to day tasks, to the emotional support you inevitably need when you’re far from home. Being uprooted, […]

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Shame As Explained By The School Of Life

Have you ever been enjoying your life – perhaps laughing with friends – when you feel overwhelmed with the desire to hide from the world? Perhaps sometimes you feel bad, wrong even, for merely existing? It’s difficult to pin down where these feelings come from if it feels as though they’ve always tailed you, just […]

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Is the Wellness Community Just Another Con?

Fit tea. Yoga mats for $100. Mass produced elixirs and sparkly crystals. KALE. The wellness movement arrived on the scene in an explosion of fairy dust and lavender a few years ago, but now it’s being transformed into a lucrative business everyone wants a piece of. News of Anthropologie opening a shop in Palo Alto, […]

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The Balancing Act of Emotional Fortification

Saturday May 5th Donald Glover hosted and performed on Saturday Night Live, which turned out to be a bigger event than I believe anyone was really prepared for. The show was funny – especially that Kanye skit – his musical performances were brilliant, and I was left wondering what in the world Donald Glover can’t […]

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