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- pyschosomatic doesn’t mean imaginaryJust because it doesn’t “make sense,” doesn’t mean it’s not real. Psychosomatic symptoms are caused by a complex constellation of factors, including mental, emotional or social conditions. They are as harmful or dangerous as any medically-diagnosed condition. When I was 13 years old, I had all of the symptoms of mononucleosis. After being tested byContinue reading “pyschosomatic doesn’t mean imaginary”
- “can’t you just…”Last week, one of my clients was telling me about her past experience with a yoga teacher. “She was young, thin, her body could do everything, and she was just trying to push my body into different positions, like, ‘can’t you just do this,’ and it wasn’t working at all…” In that moment, not onlyContinue reading ““can’t you just…””
- they handed me a french horn: (it’s not too late to be who you wish you had been)“There is an inner wholeness that presses its still unfilled claims upon us.” Emma Jung My one and only childhood encounter with musical instruction happened at the age of 9. My classmates and I were filed into a small room where a visibly irritated and tired teacher handed each of us a musical instrument. WhenContinue reading “they handed me a french horn: (it’s not too late to be who you wish you had been)”
- It’s Not Exercise, It’s Not a Workout, It’s Training (here’s why):When I talk about the kind of work that I do, or how I move my body, you might notice that I never refer to my “workouts” or “exercise.” This is a deliberate choice that speaks to the kind of work that I do and the ways in which we can disrupt what Decolonizing FitnessContinue reading “It’s Not Exercise, It’s Not a Workout, It’s Training (here’s why):”
- 6 ways that movement helps support mental health(There are definitely more, but 6 is a nice number to start with!) Endorphins. Movement releases “feel-good” hormones like seratonin, endorphins, dopamine & norepinephrine (adrenaline). You really can get a natural high. If you’re moving in synchronicity with other people, socializing, or outdoors, you may get an additional dose of these! Improves the mind-body connection.Continue reading “6 ways that movement helps support mental health”