ANNA MITRA

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May 8, 2017

Relationships are hard. And when things get hard, my tendency has always been to run away. But being in this long-term, super grown-up,...

April 19, 2017

I'm convinced that 90% of my anxiety purely exists because of a disconnect from nature. For the first time in my life I'm living in the...

March 20, 2017

Moving my altar/desk out from my resting space was the best decision I've made all year. Ever since we moved into the city, I have been...

March 10, 2017

In 2012 I was diagnosed with manic depression, or bipolar disorder. I was prone to fits and outbursts. I cried and screamed (daily) and...

February 1, 2017

From an assignment for Yoga Union's Advanced Yoga Therapeutics Training

I am working. I know this is not what you mean by asking “What is...

December 12, 2016

I am practicing letting myself feel it all. Depression is scarier the longer it stays away. You become unaccustomed. You forget your the...

August 5, 2016

As a child, growing up under the wise shadow of Bryant Mountain, I had an intense and unusually long connection with my imaginary friend...

April 8, 2016

Growing up on 2,000 acres of hay fields and forested mountain, you will believe in magic. I spent the first decade of my life making pot...

March 8, 2016

I grew up on two thousand acres of vast fields and wooded mountains. Part cattle ranch, part quaking wilderness, coyotes were never stra...

December 3, 2015

Sun Dance

“an outlawed ceremony of the Indigenous American tribes which included fasting, meditation, and self-mutilation as an act of pr...

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