Zibby Mag

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At Zibby Mag, we strive to give you even more access to authors than you can get elsewhere. We publish original content like author-written essays, spotlights and Q&As, round-ups, and more. Dip in and out to get a taste of the literary life and find your next great read.

Handstands, Matcha Whisks, Smoothie Cubes, and Other Failed Resolutions

New Year, Same You: The Challenges of Sustaining Change

I Am a Phoenix

My Circuitous Path to Running (and Actually Enjoying) Marathons

The Waterfall Cure

Eight Ways to Be a Better Massage Client

One of Us Got Sober; One of Us Wrote a Book About Wine

The Double Meaning of ‘Meet Me at the Lake’

My Son Got Addicted to Drugs in High School—Here’s What I Did

Here Are Four Ways to Practice Yoga Without a Mat

A Life-Threatening Disease Took Me to the Place I Least Expected

Looking Back on the Treatment That Saved My Life

Why Am I the Only One Eating Cake?

The Case for Being Less Competent

How Yoga Helped Me Confront My Grief

After Years of IVF Treatment, I Made an Impossible Choice

Mourning the Last Day I Stepped Onto a Soccer Field

Reading With Intention Can Save Your Life, Here’s How

5 Tips to Stay Sane if You Get Covid This Winter

I Plan to Indulge My Vanity for as Long as Possible

I Became a Meditation Teacher to Correct a Family Curse, Here’s Why

Loving My Body on the Cusp of Turning 80

Bittersweet Lessons From Decades of Running

This Holiday Season, Let’s Rebuild Our Connections Like We Did Before the Pandemic

#1 NYT Bestselling Author Melissa Urban Shares 5 Boundary-Setting Tips

How to Find the Perfect Group Fitness Class or Studio — for You!

This World Mental Health Awareness Day, Here Are Five Key Ways You Can Help Promote Mental Wellness

Breaking My Weight Loss Cycle After 35 Years

The View from My Turquoise World

My First MRI Made Me Reflect on What It Means to Be a Woman

Will I Ever Be Comfortable With the Way My Body Looks?

I Suffered a Stroke at Birth, but That Hasn’t Stopped Me From Moving

How Do I Do it All? Easy, I Don’t

From Abs Torn by Pregnancy to Arms Toned by Weights

Stepping Out of My Sweatpants and Back Into the World

Is Having My Daughter Home From College Good for My Health?

Finding Hope After Cancer and Covid

Meal Prep Cooking Instructions Will Save My Post-Pandemic Life

How Relentless Work Masked My Anxiety and Ultimately Hurt My Health — and What I’m Doing About It

What It Feels Like to Smash Your Bathroom Scale

Here’s What I Learned About Weight Loss and Fitness From a Team of Experts

For Two Years, I Held Myself Back From Living to Avoid Covid, but Then I Finally Got Sick