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Beyond Before & After 2.0: Alternate Nostril Breathing

Alternate Nostril Breathing (Nadi Shodhana): What? Why? How?

Alternate nostril breathing is not regular old breathing. This is like Breathing 2.0. Advanced Breathing. This is like the AP Calculus of respiration. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
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What's Ghee? Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

The Fundamentals: Yoga And Ghee (What's Ghee?)

I told Joni to eat ghee and do yoga every morning as her first steps towards a more integrated pitta dosha, she thought that it was an odd request. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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What's my dosa type?

Beyond Before & After 2.0 Let's Get Woo: What's My Dosha Type?

Have you ever wondered why certain things work for certain people - then you try and fail hard? That's probably because your dosha is different than Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.9.17   |   SHARE
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Ayurveda’s approach is simple: consider the whole person.

Beyond Before & After 2.0 Let's Get Woo: What Is Ayurveda Anyway?

What Is Ayurveda Anyway? Well, mostly it’s a journey into alternative healing. Ayurveda’s approach is simple: consider the whole person. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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I can’t believe it, but it’s been a year since I started my life without a uterus.

One Year Post-Op Hysterectomy: Life Without A Uterus

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
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Managing Mental Health Takes More Than Just Meds

Prescription meds are part of my daily routine. I start my day with three. I end it with four. I take two in the middle. This cocktail of meds, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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Why Do You Feel Like Crap? 7 Things You Might (Or Might Not) Be Doing

I am a Professional Ignorer of Physical Symptoms, which means I will just walk around complaining about how shitty I feel while doing absolutely Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.10.17   |   SHARE
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Why Are We So Stressed All The Time?

From our fighting kids to our flailing finances, people are just stressed. We are all just so stressed. And in the absence of real, actual stress, we Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
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