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PMDD Awareness Month - IAPMD

Light It Up

April is PMDD Awareness Month. PMDD stands for Pre Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder.  Let's light up the world with awareness of this condition. PMDD is a condition where hormonal changes in the body from ovulation and through the luteal (or premenstrual) phase cause distressing symptoms. These include a range of physical and mood symptoms. An estimated 5-10% of women and AFAB (Assigned Female At Birth) individuals have PMDD.   The meaning of 'dysphoria' is a state of profound dissatisfaction. In PMDD, this dysphoria...

Yoga with medical conditions

A shout out to those of you with chronic medical conditions.  Hoo, it's hard.  I actually have three, and I will be having major surgery soon to finally address them successfully. Yoga is a practice of radical honesty that invites us to observe what is.  Even so, it has been an internal dance to not judge myself with how 'far' I have gotten as a yogi, a dancer, or in other areas of my life.  This is where having chronic...