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Knowledge Creates Power

Once I began to look at it objectively and not give it the power to understand it only experientially was when I began to feel empowered again. I had always had the knowledge, but I had never used the knowledge to scrutinize my experience and make better choices. To understand that how I am feeling is real, but also that my ability to be in control is real too. 

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IWS / S2E1 / Community

“I feel like there’s this idea that we need to, as individuals, have all the skill sets and do all of the things and be these multitasking brilliant people who can do all of the stuff by ourselves…. and that’s just a lot of pressure to put on yourself. thats unrealistic. you’re just never going to do everything as good as when you can just focus on what they love. People should be able to focus on what they love, really delve into that, and share it with people instead of having to be autonomous.”

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IWS / EPISODE 9

A funny yet important episode – tune in to hear about healthy periods, our stories and experiences, and facts from Dr. Jennah Miller who answers all of our questions!

“You see these clots and it looks like a vagina booger” – Forest

“Thats the point of destigmatizing these things. You have a right to explore your body and not fucking feel weird about it.” – Teagan

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IWS / EPISODE 8

“its really hard to be the one to leave because you’re holding onto the love you thought you had and the dedication.. but if what you promised yourself to was there still, you wouldn’t be leaving” – some dude Teagan got furniture and life advice from

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IWS / SEASON 1

We’ve finally caught up to the editing of all our episodes to date! We have the last 2 episodes up, completing this chapter of Impractical Women’s Studies. 

Season 2 will launch on Friday, July 6th! Stay tuned for a new twist on the series of IWS with Forest Greenwell and Teagan Johnston on our facebook live feed.

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IWS / EPISODE 7 / FT. JUMA PEREZ

“We know that sometimes fear comes from ourselves and sort of egging on our anxieties but I think it another part of where fear comes from is from societal pressure about what we are supposed to be doing and like your obligation as a person, as an artist, as a business person. When you decide to delve into this creative world there is a process to it.. a definite process and people are always going to be a part of that, watching that. fear comes from society basically saying this is the way you should be doing and creativity is saying fuck, no, thats now how I’m doing it and those things contradict themselves every time you try to work them together.”

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The Millennial Question

This poignant video puts into words what I believe all Millennials feel but have difficulty articulating because we’re stuck in the middle of this apparent crisis of joyous, fulfilled lives.

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10 Beet Facts That Beat All

We’re not all so easily persuaded by the idea of vitamins and eating a rainbow diet though (gummy bear vitamins have that covered, right?), so if you have eat one thing that grows in the ground to beat the buzz we have the answer: beets.

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