In conversation with Jessica Gilkison, part 1

The Body Is Not An Apology 50 for 50 #31

Happy Thanksgiving friends. Wishing you a holiday filled with loving family, good food and abundant peace.

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  • 21 November 2018
  • Author: Tracey Yokas
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What a writing retreat taught me about repetition

The work continues, part 1a

A week ago, I had the pleasure of attending my fourth one day Big Island Writers' Workshop moderated by Beth Bornstein Dunnington. Per usual, I had no plan to share the work I did that day. Per usual, the day taught me an important lesson.

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  • 23 October 2016
  • Author: Tracey Yokas
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And continues and continues

The work continues

Healing. Oh how I want you to be a check-list time. A one and done. But I was once again reminded that healing doesn't work that way.

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  • 4 October 2016
  • Author: Tracey Yokas
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What I'm reading and how it helped. . .

Just Finished, Up Next

There is no answer, no magic bullet, no potion “out there.” For a long time I believed I took up all the wrong kind of space in this world. I judged myself, harshly, based on the double digit size of my pants, and I felt “less than” because I didn’t live up to society’s expectations of how I should appear, or my own. Reading this one book didn’t eradicate this belief, and I still have plenty of tough days, but this one book did remind me there is something better than “endlessly pushing the boulder of obsession up the mountain.”

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  • 9 July 2015
  • Author: Tracey Yokas
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