Author: Maren Fox

Maren began her publishing career as an intern at Counterpoint and Soft Skull Press, where she stayed on for more than four years as a publicist and web coordinator. She joined the NAB team in 2015 and is still stoked about it—she gets to read her Rob Brezsny horoscope (Scorpio)​ before anyone else! Maren lives in Oakland with a monstrous Maine Coon and spends the majority of her spare time convincing him to not eat all of her houseplants. Sometimes she has time to write, paint things, garden, or repair furniture.​

The Tyranny of the Past

Excerpt from Trauma and Memory  by Dr. Peter A. Levine   In his newest book Trauma and Memory, Dr. Peter Levine (creator of the Somatic Experiencing approach) tackles one of the most difficult and controversial questions of PTSD/trauma therapy: Can we trust our memories? Building on his 45 years of successful treatment of trauma, Dr. Levine acknowledges …continue

Enhance Your Yoga Practice with Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones

Excerpted from The Concise Book of Yoga Anatomy by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones: People do yoga for many reasons; whatever the basis, yoga is always a path to truth. This can be blocked if there is pain. My contribution in teaching Yoga Anatomy and Kinesiology is to help people be free from injury in asanas, and to …continue

Going Vegan for the Environment

Excerpt from Conscious Parenting by Gabriel Cousens, MD, and Leah Lynn   In their forthcoming book, Conscious Parenting, world-renowned holistic medical doctor, psychiatrist, family therapist, and spiritual teacher Gabriel Cousens partners with Leah Lynn, author of Baby Greens: A Live-Food Approach for Children of All Ages, to provide a comprehensive guide for parents who are …continue

Staff Review: The Diary of a Teenage Girl, the film

NAB staff members were invited to the San Francisco pre-screening of The Diary of a Teenage Girl at the historic Castro Theatre this past Monday. Given the anticipation we’ve all had about the movie, it was an exciting evening, made even more so by the unexpected appearance of Alexander Skarsgård in full drag (for when in Rome/the Castro…) …continue