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Self-Love in Action: Meditation and Journaling for Mental Health

I used to wake up in the mornings and find myself on the toilet scrolling through Instagram.  That’s how I would set my entire day. Sure, Instagram is a beautiful platform for connection, but it has also been detrimental to my mental health. I unintentionally allowed social media to rob me of the present moment.Continue reading “Self-Love in Action: Meditation and Journaling for Mental Health”

All Asses Deserve Spandex: The Argument for More Plus Size Athletic Clothes for Women

In June, Nike released plus size mannequins in many of their stores, including their London flagship store. Amongst much praise, there was also a bunch of bullshit.  What really stood out to me was the Telegraph, a traditionally solid source of news, publishing an article by one Tanya Gold who wrote: “The new mannequin isContinue reading “All Asses Deserve Spandex: The Argument for More Plus Size Athletic Clothes for Women”

Finding Mindfulness in Motherhood

As I sit at the top of Multnomah Falls I follow the stretch of the soft green moss across the rocks, taking in the texture and the trueness of the green that I will never find in the home décor section of Target. I watch as the water runs swiftly over the rocks in theContinue reading “Finding Mindfulness in Motherhood”

Leave the Shit Behind: Lessons from a Pelvic Physical Therapist

Editor Note: This post is part of our pelvic health series (post 1 here). In this post, we hear from Dr. Tamra Wroblesky, PT, co-founder of Inner Dynamics Physical Therapy. Ahh, the great outdoors! An escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, where you can surround yourself in nature, and listen to theContinue reading “Leave the Shit Behind: Lessons from a Pelvic Physical Therapist”

Introduction to Pelvic Health

Editor Note: Here at AMI, it’s no secret that we are advocates for maternal health and wellness. In the next few weeks, we’ll be opening up a conversation about an important topic: pelvic and abdominal health. Often women are lead to believe that pelvic floor dysfunctions are part of the cost of motherhood.  However, while common, theseContinue reading “Introduction to Pelvic Health”