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It’s the end of another 365, and my inbox is full of tips and tricks to become a “Better Katie in 2020.” I’ve never been one to stick to resolutions anyway, so for this next year, I’m exercising a new tradition: celebrating my accomplishments and gleaning wisdom from what was a pretty difficult time.

Martial arts made me appreciate my body like never before. Here’s why.

Training has been truly revolutionary for me

How I came to terms with body hair (and decided to ditch Nair)

Growing up, I didn’t know any woman who had didn’t shave at least some of their body

Why are adult friendships so hard to make (and keep)?

When I do meet someone amazing, trying to be friends can feel more awkward than dating