self-care

Popaganda: Feminism beyond Burnout

Carmen Rios is challenging listeners to envision a feminism beyond burnout—and commit to making it possible.

From Butt Masks to Glass Dildos: The Commercialization of Self-Care and Wellness

If your brand claims to value mental health and wellness, then it should go beyond lip service. Read more »

Cake Is Never Just Cake: The Fraught Politics of Fatness, Desire, and Eating Your Feelings

Within the framework of capitalist systems, eating “right” has been tied to financial and social privilege in a way that further marginalizes people who are already struggling. Read more »

How To Survive the Traumatic 24-hour News Cycle If You Have PTSD

For sexual assault or harassment survivors, especially those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the last two weeks have been full of triggers. Read more »

8 Self-Care Tips For Activists

With the increasing volatility of the world, self-care is more vital than ever. Read more »

Radical Black Care Is the Revolution

Black women’s salvation depends on collectively agreeing that we are human, that our care is essential to our freedom. Read more »

10 Ideas for Election Self-Care

Breathe in. Breathe out. The election is almost over. Read more »

"Soy Yo" is a Necessary Anthem for Being a Loud and Proud Girl

The catchy song and video made me reflect on how I envied boys’ freedom of movement and body confidence as a kid. Read more »

Popaganda: Body-Positive Exercise

Why does the thought of going to the gym inspire such anxiety? Because exercise—literally moving our bodies—is so wrapped up in fatphobia, ableism, sexism, and other nasty stuff. On this episode, we try to extricate exercise from all the body-shaming stuff that’s usually tied to it.... Read more »

The Science of Using Yoga to Heal from Trauma

I was skeptical that yoga would help me deal with past trauma. But what I learned changed my life.  Read more »

Ask Bear: Everything is Fine. So Why Do I Feel Like a Total Loser?

I have a job and friends and a place to live. But I feel like I missed about a billion steps to adulting? Read more »

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