Your Body is Not a Meatsack

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“When we contemplate the miracle of embodied life, we begin to partner with our bodies in a kinder way.” ~Sharon Salzberg Your body is not a meatsack. Neither is mine. Even though I have referred to it that way on multiple occasions. (Including on at least three episodes of my own podcast.) I can’t remember where I first heard this …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 86: Train Your Body, Train Your Mind — How Physical Discomfort Builds Emotional, Psychological, & Cognitive Resilience

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This week’s conversation is all about how physical discomfort can enhance our capacity to tolerate emotional, psychological, and cognitive discomfort. Specifically, we’re asking the question:  Why is pushing outside your comfort zone on a regular basis important? Topics discussed include: Practicing physical discomfort How Crossfit helped Tracey gain confidence to get divorced How long distance running helped Cayly get through …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 84: Non-tangible Signs of Growth, Being Your Own Guinea Pig, & Intention-Setting as Self-Experimentation

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Happy New Year, y’all! For this week’s episode of the podcast, Tracey and I are doing a bit of a year in review and talking about how we are approaching intention-setting this year. Specific topics include: What’s something you’ve done this year that would surprise the you of the previous year? More subtle indicators of growth and celebrating our evolution …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 81: Advice For Our Younger Selves

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Tracey and I actually had a different topic planned for this week’s episode. But when we sat down to record, we were both feeling a little heavy and sad. And then we started reflecting on the past year and celebrating how far we’ve both come. Which led to this conversation, in which Tracey and I discuss all the advice we …

How to Not Hate Your Period

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“Leaders bleed, period.” ~Silvia Young There are lots of folks out there talking about menstrual cycles and how to support them with supplements and diet and lifestyle changes, etc. That’s not what this post is about. This post is about figuring out how to not hate your period. Because I meet too many women who do. And if we are going …