Community, FEEL, Interviews, LEARN

COMMUNITY: #humansofOGyoga

It took walking in the door to realize this studio was different… No one was hindered. Everyone looked comfortable. The people who were keeping to themselves had an air of relaxation instead of forced isolation. The teachers were happily chatting with the students. I realized, before even signing up, “holy shit this is a community. “

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Listen to us talk about winter, SAD, and how we feel about the cold and our advice to beat these seasonal feels. We’re recording in Wilder this time round and we’ll be back with a fresh episode Jan 26th!

 

“I was biased about winter, I wanted to change it so much… I think not trying to change it all the time made it easier.”

“You have the power to make yourself feel warm and comfortable… Winter is about being kind to myself and not always having to live up to these weird expectations of myself”

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Woo! We made it to episode three! This is a heavier one, where Teagan and I talk about the #metoo hashtag, our experiences with sexual assault, reporting, and what we hope to change in the stigma around these things. Trigger warnings: Rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment.

If you ever need to reach out to us for comfort, advice, help, a shoulder to lean on – please know our hearts and inboxes are always open and we’re here to support you.

Want to see a certain topic covered? Want you or someone you know to guest on IWS? Send a message to herhabitatblog@gmail.com with the subject PODCAST IDEA and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

 

FEEL, LEARN

What Happens When You Pursue “Why”

Trust in your Why, it will show you that fear is the best motivator because if you can get over your own bias of what is possible then you can do anything.

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Eric

What are your weaknesses? How have they helped you?

Bacon Cheeseburgers. They’ve never been any help. A weakness though, that I wish to improve is sometimes being too self-involved in my own bubble. It has helped me think though my thoughts.

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Arielle

What has been the best learning experience?

Getting on a plane to Banff with a one way ticket almost three years ago now. Being literally thousands of miles away from everyone I knew  and having to learn who I was without them.  Also living on my own and having to make time for boring adult things as well as finding time for my passions .

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FEEL, LEARN

The Trials of Trauma

I was always in such a rooted, permanent state of anxiety that eventually when the stress bottled up to be too much my fight or flight would kick in full force. I didn’t have bad days. I had explosive ones. I was scared to be happy and comfortable.

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We wanted a podcast that felt like you were hanging out with your friends in your living room. So after many days of hanging out and talking in the living room we decided to actually do it. We hope you enjoy our stories, experiences, and advice. We hope you feel at home, and we definitely hope you laugh.

If you have anything you want to hear us talk about, or want to be a guest, please e-mail us with inquiries at herhabitatblog@gmail.com with the subject “PODCAST”.

LEARN

Sifting Through My Education

It seems obvious, but I needed the reminder. She said, “if you need to put your head down and just get through school, then maybe that’s what you need to do. But, every time you talk about your housemates, you laugh and you smile. And so, I have a feeling that although you hate school, you don’t hate everything about being here. And I want to remind you that you will never get to experience these 12 weeks ever again in your life.”

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High Expectations vs Negative Expectations

Living up to high expectations is hard. We have them for ourselves, people who love us the most have them for us, and even people who seem to have only the most basic interest or understanding of us do too. They seem well-intentioned, say that they see all the potential we have, but realistically it […]

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