Tag Archives: Self-Care

inappropriate predispositions?

inappropriate predispositions that sweater quoting Photo: Bobby Clennell inappropriate predispositions Talking about opening the chest, this is what the finished product can look like. This is Carrie Owerko, a senior Iyengar yoga teacher based in New York. Before you go and throw yourself back over a park bench, let me tell you why you don’t […]

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start slow, or hit the ground running?

self-care  There are two schools of thought when it comes to how you should go about organizing your morning in order to optimize both self-care and productivity for the day. How to get started. One of course is to start slow and gently: get up, wrap up in something nice and soothing, get the mug […]

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selfie to self-care

selfie to self-care dancing in the street movie quoting No amount of CBD oil could have helped me with the events of last week. By Friday, I was bathed in a slurry of adrenaline and cortisol and who knows what else, hormones triggered by anger, fear, pain, and disgust. That line etched in my face […]

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the rag trade, clothing is not garbage

Shmatte   Shmatte: an old article of clothing, a “rag” in fashion and clothing-industry slang, shabby, cheap stuff. Hence, the “rag trade.” Shmatte, a wonderful Yiddish word derived from Polish, and until you’ve heard it said by an old Jewish lady, shopping with her friend on the Upper East Side, you can’t really get a feel for it. Trust me.  I saw […]

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