self-care

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 »

Audre Lorde Thought of Self-Care as an “Act of Political Warfare”

Self-care can be subversive. Read more »

In Yoga, Carving Out Safe Spaces for Women of Color

The founder of online magazine “Black Girl in Om” talks about the intersection of race and yoga. Read more »

Popaganda: Self-Care

Hardcore activists still need to sleep enough, eat enough, and stretch every once in a while. On this episode, we explore the gender and race dynamics of taking care of our minds and bodies and share self-care tips. Featuring Evette Dionne on why self-care is a radical act and writer... Read more »

A Self-Care Guide to Counter Trump Fatigue

Donald Trump has been playing target practice on all my identities.  Read more »

Backtalk: Women in Hollywood & Holiday Self-Care

  On Backtalk, Bitch editors Sarah and Amy discuss pop culture news of the week. In this episode, we talk about the New York Times article “The Women of Hollywood Speak Out”... Read more »

CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry Talks Self-Care, Emo Music, and Dealing With Douchebags

In an industry where everyone has an opinion about her look and sound, Lauren Mayberry is standing her ground. Read more »

Cut & Paste: Zines About Mental Health and Self Care

Stressed? Anxious? Depressed? Here are some smart, creative, feminist zines about taking care of yourself.  Read more »

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