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Ashleigh Johnson on One Thing She Asks Herself Before She Falls Asleep

Olympian Ashleigh Johnson discusses preparing for the Tokyo Games, and the things she does before she goes to bed. → Read More

Bresha Webb on How She Stops Her Overactive Mind Before Bed, the Soap She Loves for Her Eczema, and More—Shop Her List!

We talked to Bresha Webb about the products and routines she employs to get a restful sleep each night, from her favorite YouTubes to the soap she loves to use. → Read More

Jessamyn Stanley on Fear, Self-Acceptance, and the ‘Yoga of Every Day’

Jessamyn Stanley opens up about her life and the themes in her new book, Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance. → Read More

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: 6 Ways to Manage It

We asked experts about how to deal with bedtime procrastination and revenge bedtime procrastination. → Read More

Rachel Ricketts on Her Self-Care and Soul-Care Routines

Rachel Ricketts, author of "Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy," shares her bedtime routine. → Read More

Actress Bresha Webb on Deciding to Freeze Her Eggs

'Run the World' actress, Bresha Webb, opens up about her new role and the decision to freeze her eggs. → Read More

A Blindfold During Sex Can Spice Things Up—Here's How

We asked a few experts to come up with 10 fun, easy, and creative ways you can use a blindfold during sex. → Read More

Why Sex Toy Cleaner Might Be a Worthwhile Investment

We talked to experts about exactly why you might want to start using sex toy cleaners to disinfect your vibrators. → Read More

If Something Feels ‘Off’ Right Now, Read This

Nothing is normal right now, so if something feels 'off," we're exploring why your feelings are valid. → Read More

I Book Club With Bumble Matches—Here's What I've Learned

Figuring out how to date during quarantine has been a struggle. Here's what I learned from starting to book club with my matches. → Read More

Trusting Yourself Is Hard—These 2 Tricks Make It Easier

We talked to an expert about trusting yourself better, and we identified two very easy ways to do it. → Read More

Black Maternal Mortality Isn't the Only Story—This Podcast is Changing The Narrative

Kimberly Seals Allers launched a new podcast called 'Birthright' to expand the narrative beyond Black maternal mortality. → Read More

How to Have Phone Sex That's Fun for Everyone Involved

We asked a sex therapist for 15 tips on how to have phone sex, and we broke down exactly what it is. → Read More

10 Ways to Let Go of Anger (Without Ignoring It)

We talked to experts about 10 healthy ways to embrace rage and, when you're ready, figure out how to let go of anger. → Read More

10 Indoor Garden Kits to Spruce Up Your Spring

We found a few really cool indoor garden kits to help you grow flowers, veggies, and herbs this spring. → Read More

Why a Bucket List Might Help You Prepare for Post-Pandemic Life

We explore why you might want to create a post-pandemic bucket list to help you manage uncertain feelings. → Read More

What Is Emotional Cheating (and Does It Count)?

We asked an expert to break down what emotional cheating is, why people do it, and how couples can recover from it. → Read More

Imaginary Travel Plans Are a Pandemic Coping Strategy—Are They Helpful?

We asked an expert about whether or not making imaginary travel plans is a helpful COVID-19 coping strategy. → Read More

10 Practical Tips to Help You Manage Sunday Scaries

We asked an expert about exactly what Sunday scaries are and how you can manage them when they crop up. → Read More

Luvvie Ajayi Jones on the Questions You Should Ask Before Doing Something Scary

Bestselling author, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, talks about writing her new book during the pandemic and how you can face your own fears. → Read More