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Join Robyn Warren of Geek Girl Strong, right here, as she leads you through the different aspects of wellness, and relates it to our fandoms and other geek endeavors. You can earn experience points on your own path to wellness, complete challenges, learn new ideas, and listen to other geeks discuss their own experiences every other week.

Healthy Geek Academy Mischief Media

    • Health & Fitness

Join Robyn Warren of Geek Girl Strong, right here, as she leads you through the different aspects of wellness, and relates it to our fandoms and other geek endeavors. You can earn experience points on your own path to wellness, complete challenges, learn new ideas, and listen to other geeks discuss their own experiences every other week.

    35. Human Bodies are Not Machines

    35. Human Bodies are Not Machines

    We’ve got another special lecture episode this week as Robyn talks to the class all about endurance - because be honest, yours has taken a hit over the past year too. Herein lies examples of physical and not so physical activity that can help us all can back a bit of our stamina.
    Books on sleep mentioned this episode: 
    Sleep: Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker Sleep: The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps, and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind by Nick Littlehales Stages of change infographic mentioned at the end of the episode:
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fchoicesforchange.ca%2Fabout-us%2Fhow-we-work%2Fstages-of-change%2F&psig=AOvVaw21sYYrKb7sUlKQfSHiOOcH&ust=1636564627423000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAsQjRxqFwoTCJC__Lvki_QCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD  —
    Click here to head to LootCrate and use the code healthygeek at checkout for 15% off your first order of the best in geek and gaming merch.

    Remember that you can get $5 off of HGA swag or any other Mischief Media merch when you shop at MischiefMerch.com. Just use code STRONG at checkout.

    Visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.
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    The host of Healthy Geek Academy is Robyn Warren
    This show is produced and edited by Leah Cornish
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    Follow us on social! We’re @healthygeekpod on instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
    Email us at healthygeekpod@gmail.com
    Follow Robyn everywhere @geekgirlstrong
    Thanks again for listening!
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    • 20 min
    34. Conventions in the Time of COVID

    34. Conventions in the Time of COVID

    It’s a solo episode this week as Robyn goes over her experience at New York Comic Con earlier this month. She talks the good and the bad from the weekend, as well as the hopeful for what conventions (and convention goers) can continue to do to make geeky gatherings safe again.
    Links mentioned/used for reference in this episode
    Heather’s instagram post of CosPositivity panel: https://www.instagram.com/p/CUxgts7FyqP/  https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/covid-19-diagnostic-test/about/pac-20488900 https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/antibody-serology-testing-covid-19-information-patients-and-consumers Come to Robyn’s Radical Movement Dance Parties on 10/27 and 10/29 if you can! Check out the deets on the @geekgirlstrong socials! 

    To get unlimited access to every Knowable audiocourse right now, just download the Knowable app and use code healthygeek for an additional 20% off!

    Remember that you can get $5 off of HGA swag or any other Mischief Media merch when you shop at MischiefMerch.com. Just use code STRONG at checkout.

    Visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.
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    The host of Healthy Geek Academy is Robyn Warren
    This show is produced and edited by Leah Cornish
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    Follow us on social! We’re @healthygeekpod on instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
    Email us at healthygeekpod@gmail.com
    Follow Robyn everywhere @geekgirlstrong
    Thanks again for listening!
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    • 30 min
    33. Be Gentle with Yourself

    33. Be Gentle with Yourself

    For this week’s episode, long time Geek Girl Strong community member, and publicist extraordinaire, Kosi Harris is on the pod! She talks about how she married her love of fashion and fandom with her work in the broader world of PR, and how all of those things shape her continuing wellness journey. 
    You can follow Kosi on twitter @kos27 or instagram @kosharris For her PR work you can follow @kosi_harris_pr on instagram or check out her website https://www.kosiharris.com/  —
    For free shipping on orders of $100 or more, use our link bit.ly/healthygeekblue to shop sustainable over at United by Blue.

    Remember that you can get $5 off of HGA swag or any other Mischief Media merch when you shop at MischiefMerch.com. Just use code STRONG at checkout.

    Visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.
    ——————————
    The host of Healthy Geek Academy is Robyn Warren
    This show is produced and edited by Leah Cornish
    ————————-
    Follow us on social! We’re @healthygeekpod on instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
    Email us at healthygeekpod@gmail.com
    Follow Robyn everywhere @geekgirlstrong
    Thanks again for listening!
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    • 39 min
    32. I Have Anxiety But I Am Also Drawing!

    32. I Have Anxiety But I Am Also Drawing!

    There’s a witchy vibe in the air as fall is upon us and comic creator Sweeney Boo joins the pod! Robyn and Sweeney Boo chat about what it’s like working through personal anxieties in your work, keeping a line between social media and real life, and how Coca-cola tastes different EVERYWHERE.
    You can follow Sweeney Boo on twitter or instagram @sweeney_boo You can check out her work on her linktree https://linktr.ee/SweeneyBoo or visit her website https://www.sweeneyboo.com —
    Click here to head to LootCrate and use the code healthygeek at checkout for 15% off your first order of the best in geek and gaming merch.

    Remember that you can get $5 off of HGA swag or any other Mischief Media merch when you shop at MischiefMerch.com. Just use code STRONG at checkout.

    Visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.
    ——————————
    The host of Healthy Geek Academy is Robyn Warren
    This show is produced and edited by Leah Cornish
    ————————-
    Follow us on social! We’re @healthygeekpod on instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
    Email us at healthygeekpod@gmail.com
    Follow Robyn everywhere @geekgirlstrong
    Thanks again for listening!
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    • 41 min
    31. You Gotta Want to Get Better

    31. You Gotta Want to Get Better

    Producer note: there are some audio issues present from 5:43-17:06. Still listenable, but just wanted to give a heads up about it!
    This week y’all are lucky - Robyn sits down to chat with cartoonist, editor, professor, and all around badass human Steenz! Together with Robyn they discuss their work as a cartoonist, how skating became the best exercise-hobby over the pandemic, and about how occupational therapy can give you the tools you need to help yourself. 
    You can follow Steenz on twitter or instagram @oheysteenz Check out their first book Archival Quality in any bookstore: https://bookshop.org/books/archival-quality/9781620104705  And read “Heart of the City” for free at GoComics: https://www.gocomics.com/heartofthecity  Self care for cartoonists book mentioned: https://bookshop.org/books/draw-stronger-self-care-for-cartoonists-and-other-visual-artists/9781941250235 

    To get unlimited access to every Knowable audiocourse right now, just download the Knowable app and use code healthygeek for an additional 20% off!

    Remember that you can get $5 off of HGA swag or any other Mischief Media merch when you shop at MischiefMerch.com. Just use code STRONG at checkout.

    Visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.
    ——————————
    The host of Healthy Geek Academy is Robyn Warren
     
    This show is produced and edited by Leah Cornish
    ————————-
    Follow us on social! We’re @healthygeekpod on instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
    Email us at healthygeekpod@gmail.com
    Follow Robyn everywhere @geekgirlstrong
    Thanks again for listening!
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    • 57 min
    30. Checking in with the Class

    30. Checking in with the Class

    It’s time for a little check-in with your HGA teacher - nothing too intense. Just a nice chat with Robyn about some of the best suggestions she has now that we’re all past the midway point of 2021. Robyn stresses the importance of play - physically, mentally, and nutritionally - as well as making note of your own boundaries, and paying attention to what makes your body feel good.

    Check out the different coaching opportunities with Robyn by heading to geekgirlstrong.com

    For free shipping on orders of $100 or more, use our link bit.ly/healthygeekblue to shop sustainable over at United by Blue.

    Remember that you can get $5 off of HGA swag or any other Mischief Media merch when you shop at MischiefMerch.com. Just use code STRONG at checkout.

    Visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.
    ——————————
    The host of Healthy Geek Academy is Robyn Warren
    This show is produced and edited by Leah Cornish
    ————————-
    Follow us on social! We’re @healthygeekpod on instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
    Email us at healthygeekpod@gmail.com
    Follow Robyn everywhere @geekgirlstrong
    Thanks again for listening!
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    • 29 min

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