Tara Footner

They Were Never Asking For It

How Trauma Shaped My Body Image And The Way I See Other Women Some months have passed since #MeToo broke and the movement of women standing against sexual objectification continues to strengthen. As I watch, I find...

The Fushimi Inari trail by Lin Mei

How Japan Became My Home – Again

As we go through life, the different phases are often marked by some significant changes. If you follow an educational path, then the marks are clear: high school and college/university years, master’s and PhD programs...

How I found my inner peace – step by step

Many years ago, a friend of mine asked me if I had ever considered doing yoga or looking at meditation while discussing my constantly buzzing mind that led to insomnia and panic attacks. Shortly after, I found that my...