5×5: Staying Well Amidst the Chaos with Wellness Experts

5×5: Staying Well Amidst the Chaos with Wellness Experts

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If there is any one thing that has proven to be incredibly beneficial and important in the face of a global pandemic, it’s wellness. From mental wellbeing to physical fitness, this period of immense change, stress, and adjustment has been ideal for taking a step back from our busy lives, and figuring out how we feel, and how we can take control of our lives. Whether you have taken up running, lived for your lockdown morning yoga session, or scheduled a Zoom call with your therapist, it’s likely that you have developed your own methods of keeping well, and staying …

New #OwnVoices Obesity Memoir Depicts Life at 460 Pounds

New #OwnVoices Obesity Memoir Depicts Life at 460 Pounds

Weight is one of those polarizing topics that no one mentions or everyone does. It’s either not polite to bring up at all, or it’s still impolite but nobody cares, spreading derogatory comments across social media. It’s far less common to discuss weight in a healthy way—and it’s even less common than that to discuss weight as a health issue.   Thin people’s bodies are often (though not always) subject to praise, regardless of their actual lifestyle. People of most other body types may be subject to criticism having little to do with health—and everything to do with judgment. When Tommy Tomlinson sat down to …