• Feminism & Fat: Interview with Ragen Chastain

    Feminism & Fat: Interview with Ragen Chastain2

    One of my biggest, long-time internet crushes on a person I have never, ever met goes to Ragen Chastain. I started reading her blog, Dances with Fat, several years ago as it not only affirmed some struggles and suspicions I had regarding the talk around bodies and health, but it also opened my eyes to the

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  • WWAC Talks: Periods, Menstruation, Internal Bleeding, Pt. 2

    WWAC Talks: Periods, Menstruation, Internal Bleeding, Pt. 24

    Recently, WWAC writer Ray Sonne took one for the team and tried out Thinx period-proof underwear. This got a conversation going about the type of menstruation products out there and what this usually means for WWAC is “start a roundtable!” In fact, this topic got so many of us going that lifestyle editor, Ginnis, had

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  • WWAC Talks: Periods, Menstruation, Internal Bleeding, Pt. 1

    WWAC Talks: Periods, Menstruation, Internal Bleeding, Pt. 14

    Recently, WWAC writer Ray Sonne took one for the team and tried out Thinx, period-proof underwear. This got a conversation going about the type of menstruation products out there, and what this usually means for WWAC is “start a roundtable!” In fact, this topic got so many of us going that lifestyle editor, Ginnis, had

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  • My Best Period Ever: Thinx Are the Next Generation Menstruation Product

    My Best Period Ever: Thinx Are the Next Generation Menstruation Product0

    A few months back, I exited a subway car and came face-to-face with an ad that said, “Period-proof underwear that protects you from leaks and sometimes the patriarchy, but not from manspreading. We tried tho.” Wait, huh? I wondered as I passed underneath, transfixed (as transfixed as a citizen in a walking city can be anyway,

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  • Headspace: The App To Make Meditating Simple?

    Headspace: The App To Make Meditating Simple?0

    • May 24, 2016

    The app Headspace, (available on both iOS and Android, promises a simple but enticing result: learn how to meditate by committing just ten minutes to the app over ten days. Once the beginner’s Take Ten program is finished, users will know the basic skills and value of mindfulness and be able to take on the

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  • High Holiday Unhoarding: Spring Cleaning for Passover

    High Holiday Unhoarding: Spring Cleaning for Passover0

    It was just Passover, and while other Jews cleansed their houses of bread crumbs, I began to cleanse my life, starting with my room. It’s spring, the standard time for cleaning, and never before has it been so essential that I start taking cleaning seriously.

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