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Have you ever had one of those conversations with someone where, within minutes into it, you can just wanna' hold up a bright red stop sign and say "whoa, there's a BIG misunderstanding happening here!" That's exactly what happened to me a few months ago. It was late at night. I was sitting on my […] Read More

Is there something that you want to do, maybe that you've always wanted to do, that you still haven't done? Do you know what's stopping you? Training? Discipline? Support? Financial backing? They're good reasons. But challenge them. Most of the time you already have, or can get, everything you need. More often, there's something else […] Read More

This week was my 40th birthday. The big one. A milestone. I feel the weight of it, in my bones. And from the moment I woke up, I was psyched about it. Like, Oprah-psyched. But there was something else, too. I was sad. Not because getting older (which I believe is a privilege, really). Because […] Read More

First, let's get physical: Most people don't have favorite muscles, but as a former private yoga teacher, I do: the transversus abdominis (or "TVA"). It's the deep belly muscle that wraps around your torso like a corset, and it's nestled under the more popular "6-pack muscles (rectus abdominis) and your obliques. The TVA adds definition […] Read More