"The building blocks of my self-care are eight hours of sleep, lots of water, as much laughter and family time as possible, and following my heart around instead of my head."
It’s World AIDS Day: You Need To Know That Black Women Account For Over 60 Percent Of New HIV Infections Among Women
Traditionally black women have always put everyone’s needs before their own and I think it’s time we discuss how we can mark World AIDS Day by starting a conversation about our health.
24 hours feels like nothing these days, doesn’t it? When adulting, life, and everything in-between collides, it just seems like there is never enough time in one day to take care of all of your to-do’s and you--but you have to. You’d be amazed at how one small moment of self-care can be the perfect medicine for the headaches of adulthood.
I’ve always wanted to try yoga but I’m a little—ok, very intimidated. I started following some of the best #BlackYogis on Instagram, hoping their magic inspires me to get started. Here are some of my favs who are making yoga accessible and inclusive. Get into this #BlackGirlMagic
For Girls Who Want To Lose That Last Ten Pounds: On Body Acceptance and Surviving An Eating Disorder
I’ve always been a chubby girl and I’ve hated that fact for a very long time now. If I’m being honest, I’m afraid of this illness. Binge eating ruined my childhood and my self-esteem.
This election was deeply disappointing for many Americans who fear they may lose their fundamental rights-- and especially disappointing for marginalized communities that fear for their safety. The grief many of us are experiencing is legitimate. Here are some tips for pushing through while caring for yourself.
It's important that Black women know that they matter and that their lives are important. If you have not heard it today, and just in case your mind is playing tricks on you, we want you to know that we see you.
Two weeks or more without sex or a climax can create sharpness in your senses, a supernatural focus and a sensitivity to external stimuli which can awaken a vibrant creativity if you’re mindfully monitoring your energetic and sensory frequencies.
The first and most important rule is this: make a home of yourself. If you make a home of yourself first, the rest will follow. Stay strong, and remember self-care is paramount. Don’t ever rely on another person for foundation, strength, respect, self-love, or power.