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You Do This Every 5 Minutes and Don’t Even Know It!

Did you know that we sigh every 5 minutes? Why is that? I recently came across interesting research explaining the purpose of habitual sighing, or taking a deep breath. Silvia Pagliardini, an associate professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of...

Minal Bopaiah: Advocating for Equity

What is your life’s purpose? My purpose is to grow and use my gifts in a way that makes life a little bit easier for others, especially those of us who have been pushed to the margins by systems of oppression. How are you living your purpose? I am playing to my...

Only 4,000 Weeks?

Did you know that our lifespan—80 years on average for US women—equates to about 4,000 weeks? When I read this in The Atlantic, it came as a bit of a shock. It feels short, doesn’t it? Given that reality, many of us will seek to cram as much into our days as...

I Was Worried About My Drinking…

Over the last decade or so, Chardonnay has become a bit of a slippery slope for me. I love a big buttery oaky glass of wine at the end of the day. It has become my go-to way to decompress. Problem is, that one glass turns into two and sometimes three. At which point I...

Exploring the Clitoris: Sarah’s Story

  A move from the UK to the US left Sarah adrift, but a conversation with a university student was the catalyst to Sarah’s first book, exploring the history of attitudes to female sexuality and the clitoris. Tell us a little about your background. I’m English but...
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