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You might not understand but exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness.

Exercise Is My Way Of Controlling My Chronic Illness

Exercise is empowering for me as a disabled person, which is why I persevere. Exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness. Read...
Amy Mackelden    |   11.9.17   |   SHARE
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Google! A walk is not a cupcake!

A Walk Is Not A Cupcake: Google's Worst Idea Yet

Hey Google - encouraging people to walk, while ignoring there are plenty of people with disabilities, is engaging in ableism. Cupcakes only make it Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   10.20.17   |   SHARE
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3. On days when I need a creative outlet, but don’t feel like using my brain — I color.

Traditional Meditation Makes Me Crazy; Here's What I Do Instead

So how do I cope with stress and anxiety? What do I do to quiet my noisy, nagging brain when I just can’t take it anymore? The simple answer is it Read...
Ally Hirschlag    |   06.23.17   |   SHARE
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Sometimes it’s refreshing and vital to remember that our bodies have other roles. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

Getting In Touch With My Body Through Mermaid Lessons

When we heard that mermaid classes were coming to our local pool, we knew we had to try it out. Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   05.9.17   |   SHARE
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Looking For New Ways To Practice Self-Care? Dance It Out!

Self-care can be a lot of things. Sometimes it is a purely psychological journey, other times physical, and then sometimes even indulgence in Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
I deal with some seriously dumb assumptions. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

What It's Like To Be The Biggest Girl At The Gym

*/ /*-->*/ Recently, I was getting ready to leave the gym when someone congratulated me on my “new healthy lifestyle.” “You’re doing great, by the Read...
Kelly Burch    |   01.3.17   |   SHARE
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Mondays With Matt: Why Do You Work Out?

Not sure how to stay mindful about the motivations behind how you fuel and move your super rad bod? Allow Matt to explain: Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   07.25.16   |   SHARE