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On Authenticity and Social Media

A new year always seems to inspire a little navel-gazing, and so far, this year, I feel like I’ve been staring at my bellybutton nonstop. The big thing on my mind? Authenticity: specifically, how social media does — or does not — re…

Finding Self-Love in a Hopeless Place

Finding Self-Love in a Hopeless Place

Jennifer Pace is a retired ballerina and roller girl who has real-girl struggles to maintain her fitness and nutrition routine — even as she considers becoming a certified personal trainer. She has a B.S. in Genetics from the University of Kansas and currently works as a research scientist in developmental biology. Jen enjoys travel, food […]

Power Swaps: The simplest ways to beat winter blues

Seasonal affective disorder can be a huge bummer, but there are simple steps you can take to keep it at bay.

Why Exercise Isn’t Always the Answer to Depression

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I’m a firm believer in the power of exercise in helping to deal with stress. I know it’s a powerful tool because it works for me — I struggle with Generalized Anxiety Disorder* and have dealt with depression, and my more difficult periods can be precisely tied to times when I’ve slacked off on working […]