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Body-positive intersectional feminist. BP Type II. Diet industry dropout. Wife. Mom of 5. Bibliophile. Cake aficionado. Editor In Chief @ Ravishly. Types 17 WPM.

Joni Edelman's Articles

This is just more Monday than I can handle.

The Cute Emergency Twitter Account Is Everything — Because It Is Monday AF

I don't know if it's just Monday or if I am just this stressed because of life in general. Either way, I quit today.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.9.17 11:46am   |   SHARE
MealEnders: A lame excuse for dessert.

What Is A "MealEnder?" (Is It Not Dessert? Def Thought It Was Dessert.)

Inquiring minds want to know - what is a MealEnder? No, it's apparently not dessert. So right off the bat, the name of the product is misleading.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.9.17 10:12am   |   SHARE
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 theirs!
joni edelman, RN   |   10.9.17 12:03am   |   SHARE
Did you know that male midwives are a thing? Would you choose a male midwife?

Male Midwives: Valuable Addition To Patient Care Or A Big Old Nope?

Did you know that male midwives are a thing? Would you choose a male midwife? Would you refuse one if he were assigned to you? Let's talk!
joni edelman, RN   |   10.6.17 11:42am   |   SHARE
Here's how you can support your metnally ill partner.

8 Ways To Support Your Mentally Ill Partner

Mentally ill folks are not all the same so this is by no means an exhaustive list. But it’s a start when it comes to supporting your mentally ill partner.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.6.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
When I look into his eyes, I see my own. And in them, I see the disease we share reflected, bipolar disorder.

I Gave My Son Bipolar Disorder

I look in his eyes and I see my own. I see pain and confusion; I see the boy I loved so dearly and the man I love even more. I gave my son bipolar disorder.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.5.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
If this doesn't make you feel good, I don't know what will.

The Feel-Good-est Feel-Good Things On The Internet (Because The World Sucks)

Okay. Let’s cut the crap. The world is terrible right now. So I bring to you the feel-good-est feel-good things on the Internet. You're welcome!
joni edelman, RN   |   10.3.17 11:15am   |   SHARE
What can you do for your kids after tragedy? We have some helpful tips!

7 Things You Can Do For Your Kids After Tragedy

Following a tragedy we are left devastated and desperate for answers. And what about our kids? Here are 7 things you can do for your kids after tragedy.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.2.17 10:22am   |   SHARE
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.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.2.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Our president is having a hissy fit over football players kneeling in protest, meanwhile people in Puerto Rico don’t even have water.

Puerto Rico Is An Apocalyptic Wasteland And POTUS Is Talking About FOOTBALL?

Our president is having a hissy fit over football players kneeling in protest, meanwhile people in Puerto Rico don’t even have water.
joni edelman, RN   |   09.28.17 11:14am   |   SHARE