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by Kelsey Emmanuel After you are finished working out, do you notice that your skin gives off a certain natural glow? Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you; when you workout, your blood circulation increases and delivers oxygen and nutrients...
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I needed a phone cleanse, likely over a year ago. Recently, I was sitting at my desk and I picked up my phone consecutively three times in a row to open Twitter, all while staring blindly at two computer...
How disability complicated my relationship with yoga and changed how I talk to my patients When I graduated from physical therapy the second time, my therapist was much more pragmatic than...
Why my pregnancy is transforming my body image for the better At 11 weeks pregnant, I have little to show for in terms of a bump. But I’m beginning to walk...
Living with ADHD is something that’s informed every aspect of how I approach my life, both at work and at home. To manage my schedule, I focus on three steps—prioritization, time blocking, and managing distraction. On Friday, I broke...
How EMDR therapy and trigger warnings helped me move forward from trauma This essay discusses trauma from sexual assault. There’s a widespread idea that trigger warnings coddle mentally ill people. These arguments...
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Photo Courtesy of 2ndTruth As previously seen on Wit & Delight If there’s any season for taking it easy and relaxing, summer is it. But we all still have busy lives—to-do lists to keep up with, errands to run, relationships to maintain;...
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