Patia Braithwaite, SELF Magazine

Patia Braithwaite

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Recent articles by Patia:

How to Feel Sexier (If You Even Want to Right Now)

We asked experts for small tips on how to feel sexier if you want to reconnect with your sensual side right now. → Read More

Aftercare Conversations Might Be the BDSM Practice You Need to Try

We talked to sex therapists about how to have aftercare conversations after sex—even if you're vanilla. → Read More

10 Benefits of Massage You Should Know

We talked to two massage therapists to find out more about the benefits of massage as well as the common types. → Read More

How to Get Rid of Pimples Overnight Without Injuring Yourself

We asked a dermatologist to explain exactly how to get rid of pimples overnight without hurting yourself. → Read More

Why a Career Journal Might Help You Feel Better Each Day

We explored why it might be a good idea to reflect on your work each day by writing in a career journal. → Read More

18 Gifts for Lounge Lizards

We selected 18 gifts for lounge lizards in your life to help them rest, relax, and recharge in style. → Read More

A Daily Mental Health Checklist for Black People Dealing With the News

We've talked to experts to create a daily mental health checklist for Black people when the news cycle is overwhelming. → Read More

Modernist x Gravity Weighted Robe Review 2020

I tried a weighted robe to see if it could replace the weighted blanket that I often use for stress relief. → Read More

23 Gifts for Music Lovers and Audiophiles in 2020

We handpicked 23 thoughtful gifts for music lovers that your friends and family will enjoy all year, from audio equipment to record accessories. → Read More

This Sleek Rower Is Perfect for Small Space Exercisers

If you’re looking for a water rower that fits in with your decor, you should consider the Ergatta Rower. → Read More

Why Sex Toy Gifts Might Be a Good Idea This Holiday Season

We talked to an expert about why it might be a good idea to get sex toy gifts for your closest friends this holiday season. → Read More

12 Christmas Movies on Netflix to Watch This Holiday Season

We picked 12 new and recent Christmas movies on Netflix to help you get through this holiday season. → Read More

How to Decline an Invitation During the Pandemic Without Feeling Guilty

Ahead of the holiday season, we asked an expert for a few tips on how to decline an invitation during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

9 Cliches and Platitudes I’m Tired of Hearing Post-Election

Clichés and platitudes can be useful, but some of our most common post-election phrases might be invalidating. → Read More

If Envy and Jealousy Are Impacting Your Friendships—Read This

Envy and jealousy are natural emotions, but they can wreak havoc on friendships—here are eight tips to help you manage your feelings. → Read More

15 Totally Normal Feelings You Might Experience Now That the Election Is Over

We talked to therapists about how to deal with the wide range of normal feelings that might be coming up post-election. → Read More

'Take a Bath' Is Common Relaxation Advice, But It Actually Helped Me a Little

It might seem self-indulgent, but if you're anxious about the presidential election you should take a bath—here's why. → Read More

How to Deal With Anger Related to the Election

We spoke with two therapists to find out how to deal with anger and rage you might be feeling about the election. → Read More

How to Get Rid of Dandruff Effectively

We asked dermatologists to break down exactly how to get rid of dandruff, and the best ways to prevent it from coming back. → Read More

Your Situationship Breakup Is Real—Here's How to Handle It

We talked to an expert to get six tips on how you can handle and process a situationship breakup if you're experiencing one. → Read More