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Pandemic Reflections

The Year I Forgot How to Trust My Gut

The pandemic got me stuck in emergency mode. Here’s how an actual emergency-room visit snapped me out of it.

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If you’re not a working parent, let me share a Cliff’s Notes version of what it feels like (to me, anyway) in normal times: You figure out your life down to the…




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Anna Maltby

Anna Maltby

Editor and writer. Past: Elemental, Real Simple, Refinery29, SELF. Certified personal trainer; prenatal and postnatal exercise specialist. Cat & person mom.

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