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28 May 2021

Discovering Ancient Chinese Healing, ‘Qigong’ in San Francisco

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! Finally…a wild goose chase that’s worth it You can’t

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31 Jan 2013

Lazy? Broke? Need to Lose 5 Pounds?

Before you dismiss this article as the blog equivalent of a late night infomercial from which you’ll probably end up spending at least $75 on “miracle” makeup powder (I’m looking at you, Bare Escentuals), hear me out. I recently found myself on the pudgier side of the scale (THANKS holidays,

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
11 Aug 2012

Broke-Ass Acne Treatments

We are not being very kind to our skin. Our days/eves are completely crammed with different activities that are damaging to skin. Smoking, furrowing your brow from the stress of not smoking, city pollution, making bad choices that make you put your head in your hands therefore causing you to

Donna Rose - Bankrupt Blonde 0
02 May 2012

Broke-Ass Rant: If You’re Not Oprah, Then You Have Time To Hang Out

Like a lot of people my age who are trying to Make It Happen, I’ve kind of got a lot of shit going on right now.  I work a full-time job that I don’t love to pay the bills, work at an online fashion magazine after my office job everyday,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
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19 Sep 2011

The Unemployment Chronicles: Vol. IV

Hey, broke asses, I have some bad news. This is the last time I’ll write The Unemployment Chronicles—FOR NOW. A writer and editor by trade, I also enjoy waiting tables, and that’s what I landed a job doing this week. Is it furthering my career? Not really, but it is

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
14 Jun 2011

Pre-College Advice I Never Got

  Currently, I’m on the coast of Oregon, land of blackberries, loggers, and oysters. My cousin just graduated from high school and most of my family was drawn–by the magnetic pressure of my aunt–to her graduation party, complete with tents and two bands. I’m getting old and my brain is

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 1
22 Dec 2010

Survival Tips for the Holidays

Some people absolutely love going home for the holidays.  Their Facebook status updates are all ‘œSitting ’round the fire with pie, wine and my wonderful family’,  ‘œLoving being home with my parents!’ or ‘œJust came in from building a gender-blind snowman with my loving supportive mother, multi-ethnic vegan nieces and

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15 Feb 2010

Greenhouse Holistic: A Good Massage is Worth the Price

Ok here is another installment of ‘˜Bitching About Winter’.  I didn’t use to have a problem with winter.  I would laugh at the grumps who complained all the time about the snow, the ice and chapped lips (hi Mom!) but now I stand corrected.  This winter weather sucks. It doesn’t

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