Posts by Andrea Dow

Andrea Dow is a certified life coach and a certified yoga and pilates instructor. As an anti-diet and body image coach rooted in Health at Every Size (HAES) and Intuitive Eating principles, she specializes in helping moms find peace with their bodies and stop obsessing about their food. She is passionate about joyful movement and creator of her online yoga program. Andrea currently lives in Boston with her husband and their six children. www.andreadow.com.

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The Power of Social (Media) Distancing

“Less social media, more everything else.” ~Unknown

It’s been a long time since I’ve engaged personally on social media. A while back I made the conscious choice to stop scrolling online and start focusing my time IRL. I was shocked when I did the math. Scrolling for just twenty minutes a day adds up to fifty days over ten years.

As a busy mom of six, my time is precious, and I don’t want to spend my minutes, hours, days, and years getting sucked into the social media vortex.

I admit, however, that social distancing has me wanting to reach …