Writer Julie Peters talks about a past eating disorder, how she overcomes feelings of food obsession, and how she frees herself from internal oppression.
“I realized my clients and I were under our own respective lockdowns way before this COVID-19 lockdown was mandated.” … Use this method to transform self-limiting beliefs, get unstuck, and move forward.
With the interest in books about race and anti-racism surging nationwide, many S&H readers are interested in books on those topics specifically. Here are some independent book sellers you can order from who support issues such as social justice and diverse voices.
“Sometimes an angry response to injurious events is not only justified, but desirable. ... With a little calm, we can reframe what we’re feeling. ‘I’m furious about this’ can be rearranged to something like: ‘This is wrong, and I want to do something about it.’”
“I don’t think there’s a right or wrong way to feel about being in isolation or quarantine in this unprecedented situation. ... We are being stripped—like Inanna in the underworld—and we are being offered the gift of hard-won wisdom.”
“When it comes down to direct intervention, I’d rather not be on a stage singing about an injustice when I see it happening in front of me. I’ll jump off the stage and address the injustice directly. But this (pandemic) work would be terrifyingly boring without a good soundtrack!” —Navajo Musician and Activist Klee Benally
Finding balance isn't easy in these tightrope-walking days. But: “Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.” –Rumi