Tags » Dysmorphia

mirrored

cruel dimensions
of  mirror’s
reflections

reinforce
distortions
of beauty-

 unforgiving world.

through
defective perception

internal
deception repeats

prompting pleas
of  lost little girls

© Anthony Gorman 2016… 7 more words

Mental Health

Seductive Sugar

Sugar is such a mixed baggage of yuck!  And at this time of the year it makes it especially difficult to try and avoid for everyone. 685 more words

Size

I have never loved my body
tolerated pieces of it
at times

I like my eyes
and the way my smile curls
but overall

displeasure is… 38 more words

Poetry

How Massage Therapy Has Informed My Recovery Work

  • Understanding physical manifestation of feeling
  • Navigating the feelings on the table
  • Reclaiming physical consent and its role in healing

A few weeks ago, a friend approached me about a study that their friend was doing to complete her massage therapy licensure. 1,316 more words

Eating Disorders

(Yoga) Hall of mirrors

That metaphor about the teacher holding a mirror to your practice? I always dread that he’ll do it literally one day, knowing my reluctance towards seeing myself practice. 709 more words

Asana

Silver-Russell Syndrome: A Review

Abstract

Silver-Russell syndrome (SRS) is a rare congenital imprinting disorder. The genetic findings in SRS patients are heterogeneous and often sporadic. However, chromosomes 7, 11, and 17 are consistently involved in all individuals who meet the strict diagnostic criteria of SRS. 34 more words

Anomalies Amidst Mindfulness Meditation.

8/19/17, 1:15 AM:

I sat in my chair and decided to set the alarm on my old iPhone for 21 minutes his time. For the past two or three weeks, since I picked up mindfulness meditation as a daily practice again, I had been doing 11 minutes a day, and the last few days 16. 692 more words