Be Kind to Your Body: A Case for Yoga

(Image via Etsy: Dazychic’s store) By Kelly Schauermann, CPRYT, Yoga Instructor, Potentia’s Yoga Coordinator + Founder of Beulah Wellness In the past weekend I have come across 2 separate forms of media that emphasize the danger of yoga. As a yoga instructor and practitioner, there is a bit of me that wants to turn defensive […]

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(re) defining Failure

  We live in a failure-phobic culture. We are so terrified to be seen as deficient, less-than, weak. We want to avoid admitting failure and experiencing failure at all costs.  And when we do fail, instead of acknowledging it, we have learned how to spin it away with rationalizations, justifications because the belief is that […]

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It’s My Body by Jenni Schaefer

  Jenni Schaefer I saw this poem by Jenni Schaefer last year in one of her newsletters.   I love it and she graciously gave me permission to post it.  Soak up this powerful push-back to the lies that can clutter our minds and our culture.   It’s My Body by Jenni Schaefer It’s my […]

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Is your definition of health keeping you unhealthy?

I had the chance last weekend to meet Jess Weiner, a self-esteem and body-acceptance expert.  It was a real treat to meet her as I have been aware of her advocacy work for some time and I have come to really respect her voice on issues dear to my heart.   She authored an article published […]

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Big news…

Potentia 2.0 is rolling out this summer!  To better serve our clients, I am moving Potentia to new office space in August. For those who live in SoCal, stay tuned for the date of our open house so you can come by and check it out. A massage therapist is joining Potentia!  A variety of […]

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In the name of Health

In The Name of Health In the last several weeks, I received news about amazing women I know fighting for health in their lives.  One family member is fighting for her baby’s health as he struggles to eat and maintain his weight, another friend is planning for a radical surgery as a preventative measure against […]

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