Tag: self care

These Hacks Will Keep Your Day-To-Day Life A Little Healthier

By Lindsey Lanquist Is being average unhealthy? That question can be a kind of scary one to ask, considering that many of us—by definition—fall into the category of being average. And when you consider that the average American working in an office spends 10 hours of their day sitting and that the average American diet exceeds the recommended intake of calories from things like fats and…

Self-Care Ideas For Valentine’s Day: You Deserve Every Ounce Of Love!

By: Christy Piña With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, the fact that February 14 is just another day may slip your mind, thanks to all the hype surrounding the “most romantic day of the year.” While some may consider V-Day a day to plan the most romantic evening of the year for their SO, others use that mid-February day to focus…

99 Affordable Self-Care Ideas For Your Wellness Routine

By EMILY TORRES Do You Need More Self-Compassion? After the year-that-shall-not-be-named, we find ourselves needing a hard reset, a re-focusing on our wellness. We’re all carrying something more tender than what we share on the stage of social media, but the performance of face masks and bubble baths won’t heal those deeper heartaches. We need real self-care. Taking care of…

Common Winter Beauty Problems—and How to Fix Them

By Anneke Knot and Hana Hong Winter beauty woes getting you down? Dropping temperatures can cause skin to change—and not always for the better. We consulted with some of the top experts in the biz to ensure you have everything you need to glow through the upcoming winter.  Flyaway hair How to prevent: Cold temperatures, wind, and excessive combing can create a buildup of…

5 Things to Look For On a College Campus That Benefit Mental Health

By Carly Drake, North Central College and Diane Bruce Anstine, North Central College Researchers have studied college students’ mental health for decades. Even in the 1920s, it was clear that the many stresses of higher education – like academic demands, post-graduation plans and financial concerns – wear on students. This stress can incite new mental health concerns and worsen existing ones, such as anxiety and depression. Sleep…

This Woman Created An Empire By Embracing Her Natural Hair

By: Naydeline Mejia When Ada Rojas started blogging about natural hair in 2009, she never imagined that she would be catapulted into creating her own successful hair care line, Botánika Beauty. Now, as one of the first Afro-Latinx women to start a natural hair care brand, Ada Rojas is paving a path for future Latinx entrepreneurs and creatives. Her story starts in 2015,…