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Real Self Care in 3 Simple Ways

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By Ari Edwards Girls' Night In Club The concept of self care has made it's way from radical womanist theory to mainstream, consumer culture. Girls' Night In aims to make various forms of self care a priority, and shares helpful ways to make caring for yourself easy. They send out newsletters every Friday with recommendations for ways to tend to yourself, plus they hold irl events for women to gather and have fun--namely their bookclub.  With reads on topics like creating body-inclusive habits and learning how to say no, it's no wonder they're making waves in the world of wellness. Coconut Deo...

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Therapy for Black Girls, Rose Grown + Otis and Leaf | Da Plug

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By Ari Edwards     Da Plug is where we share with you everything we're loving for the mind, body and soul at the moment! From new music, to cool plant mom sites, to female-run indie brands, we're your plug. There are so many unique and beautiful things being created right now, and we can't wait to explore them with you! Let's get into it.   Mind: Therapy for Black Girls Okay, let's be honest. As a person of color, especially a black person, there are certain stigmas associated with mental health issues and seeking professional help. Problems with mental health are looked down upon,...

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Optimal Living Daily, Food and Botanicals | Da Plug

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By Ari Edwards Mind: Optimal Living Daily If you're looking to get into podcasts but have no clue where to start, look no further. Optimal Living Daily is short and sweet, and super inspirational. Host Justin Malik reads personal development blog posts every single day--with the permission of the authors--on topics ranging from minimalism to increasing productivity to ways to connect with your community.  This show is a great start for podcast newbies because each episode is only about ten minutes or less in length. Plus, you can start with any episode since each one has a new and different...

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Beauty, Organized | Da Plug

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By Ari Edwards Mind: Poketo Using a planner has saved my life this year. I started using it regularly December 2017, and now writing down plans, to-do items and important events is a habit. I'm way more organized and definitely more productive, and it feels good! The only problem is, I really wish I had discovered Poketo before I bought my 2018 planner last year. My planner is cute or whateva, but Poketo has such visually beautiful and super organized stationary. What I really love is that they have specific notebooks and planners for specific needs. Some of my favs are the Project...

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Understanding Money + Living Clean | Da Plug

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By Ari Edwards Mind: Money Girl Ever wonder why we're not required to take classes on investing, debt and financial planning in college? Same. Adulting is tricky, and for a lot us, money just isn't something we know that much about. Sure, we know that it's important, but what about how to build wealth, or have a secure future? Money Girl is here to help. This podcast covers topics like tips on how to make money on the side, credit rights you should know, habits to create financial success and so much more. It's incredibly informative and super popular; Money Girl has been...

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