Tracey Anne Duncan

Tracey Anne lives in New Orleans with five pets and zero spouses. She studied magic at Columbia and writing at Louisiana State. She has been a body worker and yoga teacher since the last influx of rave and has been writing for over a decade. Tracey Anne is obsessed with poetry, deep critical analysis, snowballs, and helping people live their most hashtag worthy lives.

Phys Ed

This Is How Sweat-Wicking Clothing Actually Works

Athletes swear by this apparel, but is it beneficial to the rest of us?
Tracey Anne Duncan
6.6.19
mental health

I Tried Rope Bondage as a Coping Mechanism for My Anxiety

It felt like yoga—a steady, reliable movement from discomfort to comfort and I was in control of the pace.
Tracey Anne Duncan
4.9.19
What's Freaking Me Out

A Stranger Diagnosed Me With Misaligned Eyes

I’ve had foggy vision, headaches, and jaw pain for years but it never occurred to me that it was because of my eyes. So I asked some experts.
Tracey Anne Duncan
2.11.19
Wellness Lies

Hydrogen Water Isn't Better Water

Experts confirm what we already expected: Adding molecules to H2O doesn't make it a cure-all.
Tracey Anne Duncan
1.30.19
You're Smarter Than That

There's No Such Thing as 'Sweating Out Toxins'

"Doesn’t smelly sweat mean something evil is leaving my body?"
Tracey Anne Duncan
1.3.19
depression

My 'Revenge Body' Was Actually a Cry for Help

How do you tell someone who’s just paid you a compliment that you’re borderline suicide hotline fodder and one well-meaning remark away from relapse?
Tracey Anne Duncan
11.30.18
Sex

Queer Sex Magic: How to Do LGBTQ Witchcraft in Bed

According to professional witches, you can perform queer sex magic either with a partner or by yourself. I set a self-acceptance intention and tried it out.
Tracey Anne Duncan
10.19.18
Tonic

This 5-Minute Meditation Can Help You Have Better Sex

“In a sense, sex can be the ultimate mind-body practice.”
Tracey Anne Duncan
5.4.18
mental health

Meditating on Your Death Could Make You Happier

Try this death meditation to feel a little happier about life.
Tracey Anne Duncan
3.1.18
Phys Ed

Hot Yoga Is a Lie

You're sweating out water and salt, not toxins.
Tracey Anne Duncan
1.31.18
Fighting Words

Positive Affirmations Are Basically Bullshit

Why doesn’t repeating nice things to yourself—a ritual touted by woo-woo healers globally—make you feel good?
Tracey Anne Duncan
1.22.18
Fighting Words

Quitting Opioids Cold Turkey Made Me Want to Die

Withdrawal is not a psychological longing, it is a physical demand.
Tracey Anne Duncan
11.28.17
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