Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I have depression. For me, that means there’s a constant voice in my head telling me that I’m never enough — not pretty enough, not smart enough, not hardworking enough. You name it. It has taken a lot of work, but I’m learning to recognize and combat these unhealthy patterns.

I have always struggled with dark circles under my eyes. Here’s what I didn’t realize.

I learned a lot when I looked into the ideas behind certain beauty products

I was scared to try the menstrual cup. But it changed everything.

Here are four reasons I prefer it to tampons and pads

I’ve long feared being labeled an ‘angry black woman.’ Now, I’m learning to be true to my emotions.

In my life, the slightest indication of anger was fraught with punishment