Category Archives: Self-Care

Kristen R: A Year of Running (+1)

So what do you do after running for 365 days in a row? Well, you run again. At least, that’s what I did today. A quick 5k to ring in the New Year — a ritual I plan to do … Continue reading

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Claire: The Red Tent

The other night, Newman’s daughter invited me to go with her to a Red Tent event. The Red Tent is traditionally a gathering space for women during their time of menstruation; Red Tent gatherings more generally are structured to allow … Continue reading

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Claire: Practicing a Positive Perspective

I just finished reading The Four Agreements, by Miguel Angel Ruiz, which I would recommend to anyone who, like me, is working on being more mindful. Kristen’s post yesterday reminded me of the positive power of the first agreement. I … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 8 – (Un)Friendly Faults

“Real change will come when powerful women are less of an exception. It is easy to dislike senior women because there are so few.” ― Sheryl Sandberg The other night someone told me I was too nice — and it was meant … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 7 – 10 Days

I thought it would be interesting to look at where my head was about 10 days into this year. Never have I documented a year like this, so the fact that I can look back has made this month’s reflections … Continue reading

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Claire: Winter Notes

It’s still not winter, technically, but we all know it’s here. At least, those of us in New England know it, and I know we’re not the only ones. I’m doing ok with the season so far, coping through little … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 4 – What’s a Bad Week for an Optimist?

Here’s the deal: I assumed by this time this week I would be just about one long run away from hitting the 1,000-mile mark. Well, guess what? I am still 25+ miles away. And it’s all because of some pretty … Continue reading

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