Lauren Steinheimer

healthcare writer. tarot reader. dog mom.

Hey friends! Hope you’re staying safe and merry (as possible) during this very, erm… different holiday season. I started a self-love newsletter at actpot.substack.com and would love it if you continued to follow me there. I wrote my first post about why I started a new thing at this time. I’m planning a weekly or …

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How are you doing? I know I’m not the only one who’s had an extra-tough time staying positive this past week. That’s why I wanted to share this quick blog post about EFT tapping, a free and easy technique I use to combat anxiety, stress, and depression. (I talked about this a bit in my …

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Pot leaf with a ladybug on it

I’m going to keep this one short and sweet because I’ve got cookies to bake! They’re not pot cookies, but I wish they were! Whether you celebrate with edibles, Willie Nelson, or not at all, I wanted to wish you all a Happy 4/20. This date makes me think back on when I first started …

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Wow, so much has changed in the weeks since my last post. I moved to Maine and bought a house! This all happened right as the Covid-19 pandemic was really starting to get crazy.  We moved on St. Patrick’s Day, just a couple of days after people started sheltering in place. We loaded up our …

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Happy man running on a mountain trail

Before March 2015, I had been pretty secretive about my cannabis use. Even after moving to California, where it was legal for medical use at the time, I didn’t want my family or employers to know. But that all changed the day Outside Magazine published my first online article, How to Run Stoned. The whole …

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me running through finish line

Honored. Inspired. Grateful. Proud. That’s how I feel to have participated in the inaugural Twin Peaks Trail Runs put on by Woodlands Running Co. last week. I ran the 10k distance after dropping down from the 25k, a decision I made due to some nagging calf pain that came up this week. (I’m fine! Running made …

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