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  • Holistic health: interconnected wellness

    Holistic health: interconnected wellness

    I’ve been doing some soul-searching for this blog lately. PPA began as a running blog, but has transitioned into more than that. If you’ve been here more than a hot second, you know yoga takes increasing screen time away from pounding out workouts on the road. So a running + yoga blog? No, that’s not right [&hellip...

  • Say no to shame and pressure

    Mar 31, 14 • Health & Fitness, |reflect|6 Comments
    Say no to shame and pressure

    A friend send me this amazing post on #fitspo a few days ago. ALL THE PEOPLE should read it. Seriously. I promise you will feel bad ass and supported and amazing. “It made me sad to see that when people were looking for motivation to get to a more healthy lifestyle, they were just as [&hellip...

  • When motivation hurts

    When motivation hurts

    I’m taking my normal “gear myself up for the week” post a different direction today. Let’s talk about some of the harmful motivation on Pinterest and Tumblr and then how we can better evaluate the images we share. As a note, I found all of these images by searching “motivation” on Pinterest. I have purposefully [&hellip...

  • A dark side of health bloggers

    A dark side of health bloggers

    My bubble of “healthy-living bloggers are such a supportive and positive community” was just popped. As happens so often on the internet, I was caught in a rabbit trail that led to me to Get Off My Internets, a forum site dedicated to venting and skewering bloggers. I then spent more time than I want to [&hellip...

  • Resolution anxiety disorder

    Resolution anxiety disorder

    If January is the month of resolution setting, February is the month of resolution anxiety disorder. (I feel a bit dramatic calling it a disorder, but please realize I am being silly, mostly.) The month hadn’t even turned to “2” before I was bombarded by “are your new years resolutions old news?” or “did you fail already? 10 [&hellip...


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