self care

Self-Care Sunday: Using Cannabis To Treat Aches & Pains

I haven’t always been as big a proponent of marijuana as I am these days. I used to dismiss it as “hippie shit” that made me fall asleep, choosing a Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
Patrick Starr's Surprise Makeovers (Image via YouTube)

#SelfCareSunday: Changing Your Body To Reflect Internal Changes

How do you externally reflect the internal changes, the profound metamorphosis that has occurred? Sometimes these self-discoveries and life changes Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
Minds
It’s time you set the boundary.

#SelfCareSunday: Setting Boundaries To Achieve Your Goals

One might not think of setting boundaries as a form of self-care, but in a way, most self-care starts with boundaries and self-awareness. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
Minds
The principles of scarcity mean that, for most of us, the benefits of one choice come at the cost of something else.

When Mothers Are Judged For How They Take Care Of Themselves

The phrase “self-care” comes loaded with assumptions about who has the ability to care for themselves, and what kind of care is valuable. Exercise is Read...
Amy Monticello of Role Reboot    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
Families
I need these nights now more than ever.

On Feminist Nights, Self-Care, And The Importance of Female Friendship

I need a reminder that this political nightmare can change, and that I’m not alone in my sense of helplessness, hopelessness. I need a reminder that Read...
Molly Thomson    |   03.15.17   |   SHARE
Voices
On proving that determination can show up at any age. (Image credit: Kristi Pahr)

I Climbed A Mother Effing Mountain

I’m lazy as hell, you guys. I know it’s true and I’m not particularly ashamed. I like to put forth as little effort as possible while still managing Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   02.6.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Winter can be wonderful. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Thought Catalog)

Hating On Winter? Embrace Ayurveda And Get Cozy With It

In the tradition of ancient Ayurveda, winter is a time to reflect, ruminate, nurture yourself and your relationships, and be still. It's also a time Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.1.17   |   SHARE
Minds
"I feel more at home in my own skin, like I have less to hide. I walk through knowing that my body, and all of our bodies, are just as they should be."

Getting Naked With My Friends Was The Most Body Positive Experience of My Life

I feel more at home in my own skin, like I have less to hide. I walk through knowing that my body, and all of our bodies, are just as they should be. Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   01.24.17   |   SHARE