body image

body image

BY Krista Tippett August 01, 2016

On the Becoming Wise podcast, feminist playwright Eve Ensler speaks of the affirming physicality of our bodies, and of finding true contentment in the lives we already lead.

BY Lily Percy July 02, 2016

“My love for running started with me running towards my mom.” Mallary Tenore's mother introduced her to one of the defining practices in her life: running — which has been equal parts destructive, spiritual, and healing.

BY Lily Percy May 29, 2016

“Once I started running it was really hard to be angry at my body in the same way.” Teacher, writer, and Mexipina Christina Torres on how running helps her deal with anxiety, body image, and understanding her deepest sense of self.

BY Christina Torres January 17, 2016

The act of running reveals. An avid marathoner realizes that her physical training is also a spiritual exercise — a place to meditate on the move and find God in unexpected, sacred places.

BY Lenna Liu March 24, 2015

Our children's relationship with food builds off their relationship with themselves. A Seattle pediatrician "awakens" to another approach to caring for children and families struggling with obesity by diving into her own mindfulness and meditation.

BY April 10, 2012

A powerful commentary from Ashley Judd that lets no one off the hook and reminds us that we're all culpable of this type of thinking.

BY September 02, 2009

Our executive producer experiences rehabilitative yoga after a foot surgery.

BY August 11, 2009

As we focus increasingly on ourselves, who do we leave behind, abandon? Abraham Joshua Heschel's prescient words on aging and vanity from his essay "To Grow in Wisdom."