You wake up to the alarm clock on your smartphone. You press a remote control that turns on the television. You fall out of bed and review your email while pulling up a favorite tune on your desktop. You amble to the kitchen where you pour a cup from your automatic coffeemaker and pop some vitamins to keep yourself healthy. All the luxuries we have gotten used to—the fridge, … [Read more...] about Why Science Matters
Archives for December 2014
If you’ve been pregnant in the past two years you’ve probably been told to try prenatal yoga. You may have been told by your OB/GYN, your midwife or doula, your mom, your Aunt Shirley, or the gal who cuts your hair. Chances are you’ve heard it recommended by someone. So what’s the deal? Why is prenatal yoga so popular? PHYSICAL CHANGES There’s no arguing that pregnancy … [Read more...] about Why Prenatal Yoga?
Since I was 12, I've struggled with an eating disorder. I don't really remember a time when thoughts of food and my body image didn't occupy my mind. The history of my eating disorder is complicated—like many fragmented pieces of a large intricate puzzle. I could fill a book with the origins and details of my struggle but that's not what I'm writing about here. Over the ye … [Read more...] about Motherhood Saved My Life