Author: Bevin Donahue

Bevin is the publicity and marketing manager at North Atlantic Books.

Yoga at Home: Keeping Your Practice Going

5 Tips to Keep Your Practice Going When You Can’t Go Out By Mark Stephens, author of the Mark Stephens Yoga Adjustments Deck. Even with all the will in the world, even the most disciplined among us often find that a home practice just isn’t the same as the experience in a led class that’s …continue

Practicing Pleasure: An Excerpt from Good Sex

Excerpted from Good Sex: Getting Off Without Checking Out by Jessica Graham. Mindfulness meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. The Buddha taught his followers how to meditate on the breath, physical sensations, emotions, and thoughts way before mindfulness became the wildly popular word it is today. It’s a tried and true practice that …continue

Somatics—A Radically Different View of Who We Are

Excerpted from The Politics of Trauma by Staci K. Haines. Somatics—A Radically Different View of Who We Are The Church says: The body is a sin. Science says: The body is a machine. Advertising says: The body is a business. The body says: I am a fiesta. —EDUARDO GALEANO, from “Window on the Body” Somatics …continue

The Politics of Trauma: Foreword Excerpt by Ai-Jen Poo

Below, an excerpt from Ai-Jen Poo’s foreword to The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice by Staci K. Haines. The work of #metoo is about healing. It’s about healing as individuals and healing as communities. —Tarana Burke Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster … for when you …continue

Free Will Astrology: October 31, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Do you have any skill in fulfilling the wishes and answering the prayers of your allies? Have you developed a capacity to tune in to what people want even when they themselves aren’t sure of what they want? Do you sometimes have a knack for offering just the right gesture at …continue

Jump Girl Excerpt: The Language of Spirit

The Language of Spirit An excerpt from Jump Girl, by psychic medium Salicrow. One of the things I’ve learned in my years of spirit work is that the dead do not all communicate in the same way. Some communicate so clearly that it’s like having a conversation with a living person. I hear their words …continue