Some of Us are Brave—Conquering Fear and Loathing in Trump's America

I am unmotivated and unmoored. I have been since Donald J. Trump became PEOTUS last fall. And it has only gotten worse since the inauguration three weeks ago. Every day seems to bring a new blow to democracy or another threat to people like me.

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. Bitch Media... 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 Episode: 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 Emily V.... 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" and... Read more »

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