Tag: self care

Strong Black Woman: The “Compliment” that Destroys the Image of the Black Woman

Disclaimer: This post was originally made on TREMG during the early fall of 2020 (September) General examples of the “Strong Black Woman”: The strong black woman archetype has been popularized in black culture and in the world overall (particularly, America) despite the fact that it does harm to the black woman image. This woman is…

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Realistic Self-Care for the New Year

With 2021 approaching, it’s now the season of New Year’s Resolutions, many of which include some form of self-improvement. However, not all advice of “take baths, deep clean your room, only eat healthy food” is practical (or accessible). Here are some ideas for realistic, everyday self-care you can incorporate into your daily routine. Keep a…

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How Do You Calm Your Anxiety?

I, well, submerge myself within the water, drown my naked soul within the sea. They say water, because of its soothing properties, soothes the soul. And I can’t argue with their notion, well aware of the peace it always brings to me. I took a “Mindfulness for Anxiety” course during a time where I couldn’t…

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Self Care Is An Actual Thing

Self-care is something that I think everyone should try out. It may seem like another trend going around, or only “young” people do it, but self-care is something that everyone should incorporate into their daily lives. According to verywellmind, their definition of self-care located on their website states, “Self-care describes a conscious act one takes…

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