Anna Borges, SELF Magazine

Anna Borges

SELF Magazine

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • SELF Magazine
Past:
  • Women's Health Mag
  • CNBC
  • The Outline
  • BuzzFeed
  • Bustle

Recent articles by Anna:

Never Know What to Do When You’re Bored? Make a Downtime List, the To-Do List’s Chiller Cousin

This bank of activities and tasks helps me decide how to spend my free time, whether I want to relax or be productive. → Read More

Spending the Holidays Alone: 9 Self-Care Tips to Help Get You Through

If you're spending the holidays alone, make sure to look after your mental health. These self-care tips from people who have been there might help. → Read More

Spending the Holidays Alone: 14 Ways People Are Celebrating the Holidays Solo This Year

Spending the holidays alone when you don't want to can be rough. Here are some small ideas that might help. → Read More

41 Cozy Holiday Candles You’ll Want to Burn All Winter Long

Whether you’re looking for yourself or for the candle-lover in your life, these are the cozy holiday candles you’ll want to stock up on. → Read More

35 Best Advent Calendars 2020 That Spark Holiday Cheer

Shop this year's best advent calendars, including beauty advent calendars, tea advent calendars, and more. → Read More

10 Home Organization and Upgrade Projects to Take On If You Need Something to Do

Home organization and upgrading my space in small ways have been lifesavers during the pandemic. Here’s what I did. → Read More

Dealing With Uncertainty: 19 Things People Are Doing to Feel a Small Sense of Control

Dealing with uncertainty is inevitable amid this pandemic and political climate. Here's how to feel in control. → Read More

If You Need Me, I’ll Be Under This Weighted Blanket

The cozy and versatile Layla Weighted Blanket is my official favorite weighted blanket. Here's why I recommend it. → Read More

Social Media and Mental Health: 9 Ways to Make Social Media Better for Your Mental Health

Social media and mental health have a complicated relationship. But there are little things you can do to make it a more positive experience. → Read More

TikTok for Mental Health: Now Is the Time to Hop on the TikTok Train

Using TikTok for mental health purposes might feel weird, but now might be the perfect time to take advantage of its distracting powers. → Read More

7 Half-Assed But Effective Ways I’m Practicing Self-Care on Election Night

These self-care tips might not fix all of our election night problems, but you might want to try a few of them anyway. → Read More

7 Things You Can Do to Make Your Post-Election Hangover Less Miserable

These hangover tips might not cure your post-election hangover, but they'll definitely make dealing with it a lot less miserable. → Read More

29 Free Mobile Games to Distract You When Your Anxiety Is Too Much

Mindless mobile games double as grounding techniques during stressful times. Try these free mobile games for your anxiety. → Read More

9 Election Mental Health Resources You Can Start Using Now

These apps, guided meditations, and other mental health resources will help you cope with election anxiety. → Read More

13 Things to Do on Your Birthday Alone

It's more likely than ever that you're spending your birthday alone. Here are ways to celebrate. → Read More

Letter of Recommendation: Make Your Post-Election Self-Care Plan Now

We can’t predict exactly how the election will go down, but you can still plan some self-care necessities now. → Read More

It’s Okay, You Can Hit Pause on Your Goals Right Now

If uncertainty around future plans is stressing you out, it's okay if you stop planning ahead. At least for now. → Read More

11 Focus Apps, Sites, and Extensions for Anyone Who Can’t Freaking Concentrate

If you're having trouble concentrating, try these apps, websites, and extensions to make getting work done a little easier. → Read More

Coloring Book Apps Make Staring at My Phone Feel Like Self-Care

Coloring book apps and paint-by-numbers apps are soothing self-care activities we all need right now. → Read More

Writing Down Your Negative Thoughts Is the First Step in Dealing With Them

Many mental health experts recommend writing down negative thoughts to deal with them. Here’s why. → Read More