It's an easy scapegoat to look at someone else and say they are the cause of your problems, but if you keep inviting havoc into your life--by not addressing whatever is causing you to act a certain way or make certain choices, then you are actually the cause of your problems, not the person or thing you invited in.
Tracee Ellis Ross On What Self-Care Means For Her And The Love Of Cooking For Family
"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."
3 Signs You’re In Desperate Need Of Self-Care
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.
Validating Post-Election Grief: 15 Ways Black Women and Femmes Can Practice Self-Care
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.
Pussy On Pause: How To Transform Sexual Energy Into Creative Energy
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.
Navigating The Shark Tank: A Letter To Young Black Girls Searching For Their Way In This World
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.
9 Beneficial And Encouraging Ways To Find And Maintain Peace Of Mind This Year
When you allow yourself to experience everything life has to offer without judgment, you grow and become more certain that you will be okay and you are enough no matter what happens.
How To Unapologetically Choose How You Celebrate The Holidays
Take a close look at your life and find ways to alleviate any anxiety you may feel from trying to live up to "holiday" expectations. Don’t get caught up in other people’s reasons. Define your happy holiday for yourself.
An Easy, Practical Approach ToDealing With Rejection And Appreciating The Upside To ‘No’
Rejection is not a bad thing. Little by little, we have to give ourselves experiences that strip us down and tell the world who we are. It’s not about whether they like what we have to offer or not, it’s about how much we like ourselves for finding the courage to offer it.