Category: Women’s Issues

Yoga: Your Secret Weapon for Managing Menopause

Hot flashes? Mood swings? Insomnia? Dry itchy skin? Anxiety? Menopause is no joke, but you’ve got options.  Check out my guest post on the Unfold blog to learn more about how yoga can help you navigate the long transition into menopause. You can read it by clicking here. If you’re in the Portland area and want to learn more, sign up for…

Playing Dress Up

“Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.”    —  Kate Spade I’ve never been much of a “girlie girl”.  I don’t remember playing dress up at all as a child.  I’ve never had much interest in make-up or clothes or fashion magazines.  Honestly, if I didn’t have to go to work I’d live in yoga pants and never wear…

Re-imagining the Past

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about how we re-imagine the past.  It’s interesting how we look back at things from when we were younger and using today’s frame of reference, either judge them as better or worse than they were. There’s a couple of very striking examples of this that have come up over the past week.  First,…

Why Is TV So Rapey?

I don’t watch a lot of TV.  I don’t have cable and I will often go weeks without turning on the TV.  But recently I saw some clips of a show called Outlander and wanted to check it out.  I searched until I found the remote.  I re-hooked up the roku.  And I settled in to enjoy what I thought…

Women’s Fear and Men’s Obliviousness

This weekend my brother and I were meeting in Florida for a shared vacation.  We were supposed to arrive at the same time but my connecting flight was delayed several hours, so my brother went on ahead to the place we were staying.  Unfortunately they wouldn’t let him access our room since the reservation was in my name, so he…