Posts By: Elaine

Pushing Back Perfectionism

By Posted in - Life on February 1st, 2017 10 Comments Perfectionism: The Attentive Body blog by Elaine Konopka

I’m a notebook freak. I buy them whenever I come across them. Spiral-bound or stapled; hardcover or soft; all sizes, shapes, and colors; extra points if the cover makes me laugh. I prefer them with …

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What Are You Worth?

By Posted in - Life on November 1st, 2016 16 Comments What Are You Worth, by Elaine Konopka_The Attentive Body

Back in high school, my classmates and I were given (more than once, if I’m not mistaken) an “ethical dilemma” to think about and discuss. It went something like this:

A ship is sinking. There are …

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Philippe Caron

By Posted in - Body Talks on October 2nd, 2016 0 Comments Philippe Caron interview with Elaine Konopka/The Attentive Body

It’s a little piece of good fortune to have Carvins as my neighborhood wine shop. I step out after every visit with not only an excellent bottle of wine, but also an anecdote or bit …

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Martin Kravitz

By Posted in - Body Talks on August 1st, 2016 0 Comments Martin Kravitz talks to The Attentive Body

If Martin Kravitz has a totem animal, surely it’s a bear. He is grace with substance: an ursine presence with an easy smile and a gentle, direct way about him. American-born but a longtime resident …

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