Self-Care Tips for Trying Times

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, […]

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Self Love is Not Selfish!

Ah yes, it’s finally that time of the year again. Love is inevitably in the air, as Valentine’s Day has made its way back around. Whether you have a hot date tonight or you are just waiting for all of the Valentine’s candy to go on sale, don’t fret, I have a few tips on how to celebrate today without forgetting to show yourself a little bit of love.

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Pt. 1: A Shimmy into Self-Care

Self-care.  It seems to have transformed into quite the buzzword these days.  We scream it at each other, at every one we know.  Well, at least, I find myself doing just that.  A little backstory- I have never been the type of person who enjoys physical activity or enacting self-control over any food particle within […]

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Ouch, Charlie: A Response

This past week, I came across an article written by Charles J Orlando entitled “Ladies please stop doing this on Instagram” on the Thought Catalog. These are my personal thoughts, interpretation of the piece, and response to it.  I’ve been taking a lot of self portraits lately… or, rather, selfies. Sometimes, I even upload the ones I […]

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No Body Shame

In our society, we have various messages that are quickly ingrained in to us as we grow and mature. One such message is that our body exists completely for others, and if others do not see it as being “good” then it loses it’s worth. Statistics have shown that “by middle school, 40-70%  of girls are dissatisfied with […]

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