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441. The Path of Self-Acceptance

441. The Path of Self-Acceptance

Update: 2021-07-081
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Ground-breaking yogi, author, and activist, Jessamyn Stanley, jams with K + L for another heart-opening conversation about “living life off the book.” For Jessamyn, that translates to consciously keeping check of what she is consuming on social media and how she positions herself in the public sphere as one of the only black, female business owners in the digital, yoga space. 

She opens up about the loneliness that comes with responsibility and how she reconciles the darker elements of her life experience, from being bullied in childhood to how she processed being sexually assaulted amid a peak career “high.” 

Black Female Business Owner & Author of "Yoke", Jessamyn Stanley, Joins Almost 30

Jessamyn Stanley brings a nuanced perspective to yoga as a successful, black female with a strong online presence rooted in body positivity, self-acceptance, and the transformative power of yoga. 

Jessamyn Stanley Teaches Us About Living Life Off the Book When it Comes to Yoga & Social Media

For a more in-depth dive into her courageous and beautiful spirit, be sure to read her new book, “Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance.”

"From the moment you arrive on Earth, you're wearing a mask." - Jessamyn Stanley, Yoga Instructor and Body Activist

We also talk about:

  • What it means to “live off-book”
  • Writing “Yoke”
  • Healing and processing darkness 
  • Believing in yourself and dealing with loneliness in the public space
  • The pain of puberty
  • Mindful consumption and navigating social media
  • Wearing a mask  
  • Upcoming adventures  


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441. The Path of Self-Acceptance

441. The Path of Self-Acceptance

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