If you’re grieving or know somebody who is, you may have come across the words “everything happens for a reason.” But here’s what this phrase gets wrong – and what to offer instead.
Gaslighting makes you doubt your own memory and perceptions – which can feel impossible to recover from. This author found some surprising ways to heal, and she hopes these tips can help you, too.
Do you believe that you can’t love someone else until you love yourself? This idea has good intentions – but are we missing something when we say it? Here’s Celia Edell with some smart insights on this saying.
You might be used to encountering sexism on a daily basis without really noticing – but if these sound familiar for your relationship, you deserve to have something done about it.
Do you fit the internal stereotypes of what a feminist supposedly “looks” like? We don’t all need to be the same kind of feminist, and this ode to the “uncool kids” of feminism is for you.
We’ve shared many stories about struggling with mental health – but how many have you read about recovery? This author shares why “recovery” is a bit of a misnomer, but the process has brought some crucial insights.
How do you feel when you’re criticized or called out for something you’ve said or shared online? Considering these thoughts before you reply can help you find the most effective, self-sustaining response.
“Love Your Body!” “Everyone Is Beautiful.” These mantras come from people with their hearts in the right places. But here are the important reasons why this activist is shifting from “body positivity” to “body acceptance.”
Not everyone finds empowerment by going makeup-free. Sha’Condria “iCon” Sibley shares her struggles with acne, eczema, and more – and proves how makeup can be a powerful tool for survival.
Wanting support from loved ones is a really smart step toward taking care of yourself. But when you’re struggling, it can be hard to know where to start. This plan can help you get the help you deserve.