Monthly Archives: August 2013

But what have you learned?

The meeting is nearly over, when the father of your child says, “He’s got a gut, you know.”

“I remember you said that at the pediatrician’s office,” you say, “and they disagreed with you all three times. They said he was perfect.”

“He’s had a … Read more

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Now we are two

My massage therapist advises me to notice. To notice the way that my body moves, the way I hold myself. To notice where I ache, and make no judgment.

“How is your body feeling?” she asks.

It’s a lovely question. It’s a question filled with … Read more

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I’m here to insinuate

What is to be gained from insinuating oneself? Insinuation is the bread and butter of faux power. And I think it comes from an impetus to be taken seriously. I’ll show you! I’m a force.

Force, being the operative word.

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In the silence

Mary says yoga is one of the most important milestones for her clients because they hate to be still. To relax. It’s the antithesis of addictive behavior. Stillness. Repose. Stretch. Breathe. Think. Listen to your heartbeat. To the breath move through your body. To your … Read more

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