Tag: Self-Care

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…

The Freedom and Joy of Plus-Size Acceptance

Being plus-size tells you a lot about other people’s assumptions. Often we become screens to project onto, an empty canvas to paint upon. As an overweight person, I’ve frequently encountered jarringly presumptive questions, offered up unprompted, by loved ones and strangers alike. When did you start eating your feelings? You know, you’re eating yourself to an early grave. Aren’t you worried…

What You Need To Know As Hair Salons Are Reopening

By: Leah Prinzivalli As hair salons have now reopened around the country, many people, many of which have longer hair than usual, find ourselves asking the same question: Should I get my hair cut? Depending on your home state, hair salons may have been open since April (Georgia) or as recently as late June (New York City). Hairstylists and salon owners, like other personal-care…

You Shouldn’t Have To Sacrifice Mental Health For Your Goals

You Shouldn’t Have To Sacrifice Your Mental Health To Achieve Your Goals When it comes to ambition, it’s easy to allow big visions to eclipse our needs. In fact, burnout is reaching epidemic levels in our workforce. In 2019, some studies estimated that over two-thirds of employees experienced symptoms. Unrealistic demands and a lack of healthy work-life balance can partially be to…

Entrepreneur Tia Mowry Offers Women An Answer For Self-Care

Actress And Entrepreneur Tia Mowry Offers Women An Answer For Self-Care When it comes to health, things sometimes work a little differently for women and men. For example, while both sexes experience heart attacks, the signs are more subtle in women and much harder to detect. Women also have higher risk and occurrence of health issues like stroke and osteoporosis.But one area…