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Advocacy & Activism

Using Your Big Voice (Part II)

Using Your Big Voice (Part II)

I am a human being first, a woman second, and a mother third. In that order. And yet, according to research, I will be judged (unfairly) and be valued less in society because of that last identity: being a mother. The reality is I will be paid less than a woman...

I Am Not Just a Survivor, I Am a Thriver

I Am Not Just a Survivor, I Am a Thriver

It has been a little over two years since I made the decision to speak publicly. I am a sexual assault survivor. It took a lot of courage for me to speak up. To even write that is an understatement. It took even more to pen some of the story in the Preface to my first...

Inspiring Women and Girls to Claim Their Power

Inspiring Women and Girls to Claim Their Power

On November 8th I was invited to speak at the North Carolina Executive Mansion as part of a panel for the NC Chapter of the UN Women. What an amazing experience it was, and an honor and privilege to be able to sit on a panel with so many qualified women. In fact,...

The Amazing Diaphragm: How Your Breathing Predicts Health

The Amazing Diaphragm: How Your Breathing Predicts Health

The Amazing Diaphragm: How Your Breathing Predicts Health The respiratory diaphragm measures mere millimeters in thickness, but its influence can exact multi-system effects that ultimately dictate your long-term health and well-being. Understanding the anatomy,...

Women Empowering Women: International Women’s Day, 2015

This week's post highlights some of the most influential women in integrated women's health care and advocacy today. From Your Woman in Washington™ to the brightest and best physiotherapists domestic and abroad...learn about who is shaping tomorrow's future for...

Guided (Short Version) of Light Meditation

Guided (Short Version) of Light Meditation

Guided (Short Version) of Light Meditation Join Ginger for this 8 minute guided breath practice and morning meditation focusing on deep abdominal breathing and  a short version of Ginger's "Light Meditation." The meditation was recorded live in the maritime forest on...

Victorious (Ujyaii) Breath (Podcast)

Victorious or Overcoming (Ujyaii) Breath (Podcast) Join Ginger for a 10 minute guided breath practice and morning meditation focusing on deep abdominal breathing combined with victorious/overcoming breath (ujyaii pranayama), recorded live in the Blue Ridge Mountains...

Deep Abdominal Breathing (Podcast)

Deep Abdominal Breathing (Podcast) Join Ginger for a 14 minute guided breath practice and morning meditation focusing on deep abdominal breathing, recorded live in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The meditation includes: Alternate position to seated...

Researching Motherhood: NAMC Interview with Ginger Garner

This week's blog post is an excerpt from my interview with the Mothers' Centers Voices Spotlight Series. Read the full interview here. A big thanks goes to the National Association of Mothers Centers for all their hard work in raising awareness about mothers rights in...

Mothers Declaration of Rights

Mothers Declaration of Rights Recently I wrote about the shameful state of women's health care in America and how America's broken health care system affects women.  NAMC Advocacy Coordinator and mothers' rights advocate, Valerie Young, is a bright light and constant...

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