FEEL, LEARN

Why Is It So Hard To Accept?

Appreciation is the lost aspect of acceptance. I have noticed an decrease in appreciation, and an increase in expectation. Not only of others, but in ourselves mainly. We have devalued what we give and do so much that when others want to appreciate that or give back we simply can’t fathom it. We expect so much of ourselves and appreciate so little of what we do.

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Community, LEARN

GALENTINES / A herHABITAT Slumber Party

Our muscles do this crazy thing, where if they feel safe they relax. They can ease deeper into poses and we can gain more flexibility. Just with our minds. Our brain is a muscle – the same concept applies. We need spaces to feel safe being creative collaboratively without scrutiny and without structure. We need this to make better art, deeper connections, and stronger communities.

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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”

HEAR, LEARN

Impractical Women’s Studies / Episode 3

*NEW PODCAST* In this episode Teagan and Forest deal with the repercussions and stigma brought on with the #metoo hashtag, our own experiences and advice around these topics, and how we hope to change and improve how we cope societally with these things.

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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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LEARN

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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LEARN

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”.