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Contributor Dayna Macy


Dayna  Macy
Dayna Macy
Dayna Macy’s essays have appeared in Self, Salon, Yoga Journal, and other publications; and in several anthologies. For the last decade she has worked at Yoga Journal as Communications Director, and now also as the Managing Editor for International Editions. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband, the writer Scott Rosenberg, and their two sons.



Too Much of a Good Thing? Rarely have I met an olive I didn’t like, or at least respect. I love everything about them: their delicious vitamin-filled flesh; their sensual oval... Comments
Am I Fat? “Am I fat?” I’ve never actually asked this question of another human being—until now. I’m sitting in the office of Dr. Linda Bacon, a nutrition... Comments
Ravenous for Food? For as long as I can remember , I’ve turned to food for comfort. I am ten. My parents have had another fight. My father packs his bag and says he’s... Comments


Deep Relaxation Echo Meditation

Follow the distant voice of Anita Moorjani as you are led into a state of deep relaxation. Once you are deeply relaxed, you’ll receive healing message



Recounting memories from her youth, Macy looks at the nostalgia deeply em­bedded in food and the powerful forces of family and tradition that shape our diets. Delving deeper into the spiritual und


Rather than head straight for the diet manuals, she chooses to change her relationship with food from the inside out. She delves deeper into the spiritual underpinnings of eating, examines what it mea