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The Body is Political

by P. Braithwaite

I don’t write about politics — not because I’m uninterested, but because I’m intimidated. I’m one of those ridiculous Americans who can’t name the Supreme Court Justices (I can name about 3??). I’m not proud of this, but I write to tell the truth: so much of my life is surrounded by what is popular, what is accessible, and what is available.

I’m most aware of what’s being marketed to me. We all know what’s marketed to us will probably kill us…

I’m realizing the body is inherently political. Yes, I’m a soul on a far-out cosmic journey, but … Read the rest of this entry »

I’m a Coaching School Drop Out (You Should Hire Me)

by P. Braithwaite

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I went to my first Health and Wellness Expo a few months ago in Sayreville, New Jersey where I met a really nice social worker who was also a relationship coach. We chatted for a bit about mindfulness and such, and then she glanced at my bio and asked the dreaded question:

“Where did you get your training?”

“Oh, I studied at NYU.”

Ironically, no potential client has ever asked this question. I answered. She nodded in approval, but inside my soul farted a little…

I studied at NYU, but I didn’t finish; I’m not gonna lie, I felt like the whole coaching program was kinda bullsh*t. Very very very expensive bullsh*t.

Before I move forward, let me back track.

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If you see a life coach on the road, kill her.

by P. Braithwaite

There’s a Buddhist saying, “If you see a Buddha on the road, kill him.” I love this saying, and, although I have a statue of Buddha in my home, it serves as a reminder that

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