Self Care

06 Jul 2023

What Meta’s New ‘Threads’ App is Like

*SPOILER* Threads is just like Twitter, but you follow your Instagram friends.  That’s about it.

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Outdoor San Francisco.
03 Jul 2023

Have Y’all Ever Hiked San Francisco’s Secret Garden Steps?

There are a bazillion ways to spend a pleasant day in the City by the Bay. You could meet up with the surfers at Queer Surf, best for the beginners rather than venturing into the froth at Ocean Beach on their own. The radiant jewel neighborhood Bernal Heights is worth

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30 Jun 2023

How to Know if Microdosing Mushrooms is For You

A lot of people feel that microdosing helps them realize better versions of themselves and their health. It gives folks the ability to interact with their bodies, creativity, and feelings in all sorts of new ways. I, myself, am one of those people who has experienced the benefits of microdosing.

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29 Jun 2023

SF’s Backyard Pilgrimage: Walking a Circle Around Mt. Tam

The circumambulation of Mt. Tam. A backyard pilgrimage and hang-out for the Beats since 1956. A student of Zen Buddhism, Snyder had heard of a ceremonial walking practice in Kyoto and around India’s holy Mt. Kailash.

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19 Jun 2023

Why My Sabbatical Needed to Take Me to Iran

What to do with mine was so clear to me: I had to go to Iran. After a lifetime of my parents always advising me I should wait until my thirties to sojourn to the motherland (something I’ve explored before), here was the perfect opportunity. What could possibly go wrong with planning this type of adventure? 

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07 Jun 2023

San Francisco’s Medical Billing Nightmare: How I Fought Unaccountable Bureaucracy

by Elliot Mae Imagine this. You took the wrong dose of a prescribed medication. You’re disoriented and kind of panicking. You have the wherewithal to call Poison Control. Poison Control tells you to call 911. The 911 operator sends a couple of storybook EMTs to your Trendyloin studio apartment. They

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31 May 2023

Millennials are Replacing Kids with Plants and Pets, and I’m Totally Here for it

Born as an early 90’s baby, I’d say I’m a true millennial. My generation was the one who, unfortunately, was raised with the baby boomers notion that life would be a breeze if you just checked off the boxes. Get a degree, a good job, find a partner (preferably one

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26 May 2023

This Simple Phrase Will Make You Love Living Here Again

In recent years, my enthusiasm for the Bay Area has dwindled due to numerous factors. From cost of living, car break-ins and shootings to a pervasive sense of negativity and chaos, it often feels like we’re constantly avoiding doom and gloom in our daily lives here. Thanks to one simple

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