A Healthy(-ish) Relationship with Food

A Healthy(-ish) Relationship with Food

The most compact summary of my relationship with food is that over the course of the last 20 years, this relationship went from fear-based, highly restrictive, and focused on fat free, overly processed food to nutrition-based, healing, and focused on anti-inflammatory, whole foods. My transition from fear to ease, however, only took place over the last two and a half years.

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This is NOT a List of "10 Tips for Women to Run Safer"

This is NOT a List of "10 Tips for Women to Run Safer"

A woman was attacked while running in Napa this past Friday. She was running at dusk on a paved trail in a small park that is a popular location for elderly couples to walk their elderly dogs. According to the police report, there were people on the trail at the time of her attack. The park where the attack occurred is a 0.7-mile loop. Her attacker came out from behind a bush. Luckily, she was able to fend him off and run away.

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An Invitation to Peer Into the Darkness

An Invitation to Peer Into the Darkness

We repress our shadow selves because they generally don’t align with the story we want tell about who we think we are. I tend to think of this repression as the Land of Should. Our parents, schools, workplaces, friends, lovers, society at large, tell us how we should behave. We internalize those messages and do our best to shove the “unacceptable” parts of ourselves in a closet.

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