Posts tagged radical self love
Mental Health + Travel: How to Maintain the Balance

A lot of time goes into preparing to travel overseas. Preparation should go into any trip whether you are traveling for one week or one year. Ready...set...travel, but wait, have you took time to for self care? You read that right—have you checked in with your mental health? Before, you embark on a new adventure surrounded by new cultural, experiences and people.

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Why 'A Seat at the Table' isn't Just an Album: It's a Manifesto

This album is a tear-stained love letter to blackness and black people, the type of letter you carry on your person and reread everyday to feel closer to love and made whole when you feel broken. Solange, black girl magic muse extraordinaire, has made a musical manifestation of the famed phrase, “speak softly and carry a big stick”—and we, black people, are all the way here for it.

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Creating An Authentic Life: How Self-Care Leads to Joy

I believe it is time we reclaim the wisdom of self-care from this backlash with the truth of what self-care is really all about, what self-care really looks like and how practicing a lifestyle of self-care, especially for those who work in service of others, is necessary, essential and can be achieved without the luxury price tag. Learn how! 

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Dear Strong Black Women: It's Time To Take Care Of Ourselves

As one strong Black woman from a long line of strong Black women, I can say without a doubt that I don’t want to be strong anymore, I want to be human. Somewhere along the way, we were told that being both a woman and Black means that we are, and must always be superhuman: we do it all, without complaint. The weight of these expectations are heavy, and this burden is not our own, but something placed upon us from generations past.

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