Wellness

Working self-care into a busy schedule sometimes seems impossible. How am I supposed to really carve out time to exercise after a long day at work? Can I really meal prep healthy meals for a whole week? When will I ever find the time to try something new for myself? These are a...
Traveling to and within California can sometimes be a limited experience. You go to Napa Valley for the wine and Hollywood for the stars, and forget everything in between. But the reality is that the state is a lot more culturally and geographically diverse than most people know. In fact, if...
Books By Black Women
Women have always faced challenges, both at home and at work. So, to keep yourself sane, reading empowering books is essential. And books by Black women are often the most intimate and relatable because they understand what other Black women are going through. So, let’s dive in! Yoke – Jessamyn Stanley The real meaning...
Being low on energy is one of the biggest hits to the quality of life. When you're constantly sluggish, tired, and lacking the drive needed to make it through the day, it can be exceptionally difficult to find the motivation to get anything done.  This is why it's super important...
Keke
Keke Palmer is a vibe, a force of nature, and everything a Queen is. From how she embodies every role she’s thrown into (hello, Alice) to how she owns every damn interview and literally speaks – twangy, unapologetic, and rapid-fire like she’s been blasted off a cannon, this Queen...
Reparenting is a form of psychotherapy in which a therapist takes the role of a parental figure to their client in an attempt to successfully heal and treat harmful psychological patterns and conditioning caused by harmful—and even abusive—parenting. While this is something that is mostly performed by licensed and trained...
Yearly planners are a great idea in theory. Month by month, they prepare you for the year ahead by zeroing in on your short and long term goals, and giving you some much-needed motivation along the way. Perfect recipe for success, right? Well, not quite.  One thing these yearly planners...
Cultivating a solid morning routine is a pivotal part of having a productive, high-energy day. You stretch a little, eat a good breakfast, wash your face—do whatever you must to make your morning really count before you start your day.  But sometimes, you fall short and it's no fault of your own....
Remember back in the day when astrology was really only popular as a quirky interest or hobby? You'd open up some random magazine or newspaper and flip to the horoscope for your sign, take what it said at face value, and go on with life without a second thought.  This...
Growing up is such an interesting thing because they make sure to prepare us for all aspects of adulting—except for the weird stuff we'd enjoy down the line. We knew eventually we'd have to pay bills, settle down into various forms of commitment, and get serious about life in general....
Abundance is something that is naturally ours, we just fail to complain. We receive so many mixed messages in life about what we do and don't deserve, that we naturally start falling into the belief that we must go above and beyond for everything we want and need. We work...
Black woman drinking a fresh beverage
Be it soda, juice, tea, or even water, everyone has their favorite beverage brand that they love to drink regularly or from time to time. It's the reason we even have debates about whether or not Dasani is a good water, or which is better: Pepsi vs. Coke?  But I...
black woman spiritual healing
Healing, from a spiritual standpoint, is a lot like physical recovery. It takes patience, sometimes it's deeply uncomfortable, and most importantly, you can't force it—it brings you comfort and completion when the time is right.  And while that sounds simple enough, deciding to heal and free yourself from pains and...
Periods aren't nothing to play with! Between the uncomfortable symptoms like cramps and bloating, the off-the-wall cravings that make us gain a little bit more than just some water weight, and the slight predictability of it all that keeps on the edge — Girl, I'm surprised we even make...
We don't know about you, but nothing is more satisfying than plunging into a riveting podcast sesh as you go about your day. It can make cooking enjoyable, a hot bath more therapeutic, and running errands less annoying. And during those strange, low-spirited times, a captivating podcast episode offers you much-needed...