self-care

Love Bites

These Apps Are Designed to Heal Your Heartbreak. Do They Really Work?

Mend and Break-Up Boss are part of a new wave of self-care apps that promise to help you get over ex.
Laura Blackwell
2.13.19
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When I'm Freaking Out, Cooking Calms Me Down

When I start to feel panicky, frying up an egg and throwing it on a bowl of gnocchi helps me through it.
Marie Lodi
2.4.19
Getting Out of Bed

How Startups Are Selling Anxious Millennials on the Promise of Sleep

Startup brands are trying to convince a generation of tired, anxious, financially unstable young people that they can buy a good night's sleep.
Marie Solis
1.31.19
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How I Learned to Control My Anger By Breaking Things

Model Salem Mitchell explains how destroying things allows her to release her anger instead of directing it toward others.
Salem Mitchell
1.22.19
Life

We Asked Dr. Pimple Popper Your Grossest Skin Care Questions

Dr. Sandra Lee visits Broadly to answer all the freaky questions we have about our skin.
Broadly Staff
1.17.19
this is fine

Molly Ringwald on How DIY Nail Art Helps Her Empty Out Her Brain

"Nail art takes dexterity and focus, and when I'm doing it, I don't think about anything else. It's my form of weird meditation."
Molly Ringwald
1.14.19
Black Power Naps

This Comic About Street Harassment Is a Reminder You're Not Alone

Ornella Ospino's graphic story follows an Afro-Latinx trans woman dealing with street harassment through ancestral ritual.
Ornella Ospino
1.10.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

When Dismantling Power Dismantles You Instead

In the Trump era, many see activism as more vital than ever. But what happens when it takes a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health?
Marie Solis
12.7.18
How Though?

How to Clean Out Your Jam-Packed Closet Once and for All

It's time to free yourself from staring at the dark hole that is your closet every single morning. You deserve better.
Leila Ettachfini
10.25.18
Weed Week 2018

How to Make Your Own Weed Bath Salts

(Actual bath salts, not the designer drug.)
Sara David
4.19.18
Essays

What Happened When I Tried Meditation to Get Trump Out of My Head

When keeping up with the latest, horrible news became overwhelming, I went on a ten-day silent meditation retreat to see what would happen when I was left alone with my own thoughts.
Kelly Schirmann
5.3.17
Donald Trump

How Women of Color Plan to Cope at Work After Trump’s Win

Sarah Hagi
11.11.16
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