self care

Entertainment

Sometimes it doesn’t mean turning your phone off (literally, the horror), but just leaving yourself little reminders that you matter. READ MORE »


Celebs

Last week, we were blessed with the release of Ivy Park, Beyoncé’s athleisure line, the rumor of a new album that didn’t land when half the internet and myself thought it would and her visage on the cover of Elle, revealed after a protracted countdown conducted on Elle’s Instagram account. This week, we have some snippets of… READ MORE »


Style

If you need me, I’ll be in Montana making things with my hands for the rest of my life. READ MORE »


Style

First, take a chill pill. READ MORE »


Style

All day long, women receive both spoken and unspoken signals prompting us to give up some or all of our own comfort for the happiness of others, because apparently, not doing so would be plain selfish. If our friends, partner, boss, or random acquaintance from knitting club is feeling a little needy, our job, we’re… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Adult bullies can be hard to spot, but once you’ve seen the light on how their toxic, controlling behavior operates, it’s hard to unsee it. READ MORE »


Guys

Try it! It’s free! READ MORE »


Style

Someone once told me that on a subconscious level, our biggest fears do double duty as our most secret desires. I’m not sure whether that’s true (most things I fear are too terrible to imagine any positives coming from them), but it would make perfect sense in certain contexts of my life — especially when… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Think alone, but with people around. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I have struggled with depression and suicidal ideation for years. My darkest period was as recent as 2013. In fact, there was a day last September when I let my guard down for just a few minutes. It was enough time for me to walk into my kitchen, pick up a large knife, and touch… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

This time of year is tough. These cold months between the holidays and the first day of spring are like one giant, perpetual Monday staring you in the face. I’m generally a pretty happy-go-lucky person, but when the chilly months roll around, my personality changes. I get down in the dumps over just about everything.
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Love & Sex

My main goal for self-improvement this year is simply to be kinder to myself. I’ve realized that my stringent standards, constant self-criticism, and inability to say “no” have done nothing but suck the life out of me. Lately, I’ve been too exhausted to do anything at all. And I know that’s not good. I don’t… READ MORE »


News

Recently, I moved. Before I left my old place, I got rid of 90 percent of my stuff. So, in some ways, my moving experience wasn’t typical. But, I found, I did make a few common mistakes along the way. If I had it to do over again, there are a few pieces of moving… READ MORE »