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Womanism: A Spiritual Resistance For Black Women

For me, feminism felt like finding a beautiful shoe in the wrong size. No matter how much I strained, it never seemed to be a perfect fit. I found my Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
"My particular brand of existence means allowing belief and non-belief to coexist peacefully alongside one another, just as Shintoism and Buddhism do in Japan — just as I must with my past."

Voodoo and Televangelism: A Black Woman's Journey To Atheism

I was probably the most religious kid you ever met. I genuinely believed in God, the way that most kids believe in Sunday morning cartoons and Read...
Jennifer Neal    |   02.21.17   |   SHARE
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You matter and your happiness matters. Image: Thinkstock.

Why You Shouldn't Neglect Physical Self-Care

Take everything personally and think the worst of any situation? Overwhelmed with your job or at school? Say self-deprecating things about yourself, Read...
Elizabeth Tsung    |   06.30.16   |   SHARE
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How I Coped After Surviving Two Miscarriages 

There was no reason why I should have miscarried, or so I thought. I found a thousand reasons to blame myself. Had I gotten enough rest? Was I Read...
Tamar Shtrambrand    |   05.15.15   |   SHARE
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B.K.S. Iyengar (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Saying Goodbye to a Yoga Icon: How B.K.S. Iyengar Launched a Wellness Revolution

The man credited with bringing yoga to the Western world has passed away at 95. Read...
Kate Zaliznock   |   08.21.14   |   SHARE
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