Tag: self care

The Art Of Privacy

On the most recent episode of the Fox comedy Call Me Kat, I was truly able to empathize with Randi (played by Kyla Pratt) and her reasoning behind not wanting Carter (Julian Gant) to know her middle name. I, too, have anxiety letting others know everything about me. And even though telling someone your middle…

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8 Beauty and Self-Care Gifts to Treat Yourself or Loved Ones With This Holiday Season

While beauty comes from within, it never hurts to pamper yourself on the outside or surprise someone you love with a relaxing treat! And luckily, with the holidays coming, tons of brands are offering amazing products with great prices and deals. Here are eight of our favorite picks that anyone on your list would love…

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6 Self-Care and Beauty Products Under $35 That You Should Add to Your Fall Regimen

With the darker, colder months coming up fast, it’s crucial to keep taking care of yourself and your skin. We all know the horrors of cracked lips, dry breakouts, and dull complexions, but there are tons of products that can help counteract the effects of the cooler weather. Check out these six affordable options that…

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Gravity

I keep writing bits and pieces, leave a story unfinished, unpolished by man, a woman at her best. I believe this to be a metaphor, and a good one at that. I’m being rewritten at the dome, reconstructed by the bell, become a narrative unfinished at the workings of God, polishing my beauty with grace.…

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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Disclaimer: This post was originally made on TREMG during the early fall of 2020 (September) General examples of the “Strong Black Woman”: The strong black woman archetype has been popularized in black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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