The Spirituality Industry Is Just Comforting Privileged People.

“You feel pain, too!”

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I remember going on a yoga retreat that I could barely afford. I probably should not have gone, honestly, and I immediately realized I was one of the largest and darkest people in attendance.

I feel othered in yoga spaces, which is why I go back and forth on it. I enjoy my own practice, but find…




Articles on my mental health journey. Anxiety. Trauma. Inspiration.

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