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Recent articles by Patia:

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

7 YouTube Gardening and Plant Channels to Help Your Green Thumb Thrive

We found seven YouTube gardening and plant channels that were made to help you keep your indoor plants (and outdoor plants) alive. → Read More

The Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill Is My Kitchen MVP

An open love letter to my favorite newish appliance. → Read More

If Putting Yourself First Feels Weird, Read This

We asked an expert about putting yourself first without experiencing feelings like guilt, sadness, or shame. → Read More

How to Forgive Yourself (and Actually Mean It)

We asked experts to explain exactly how to forgive yourself when you've done something harmful or unkind. → Read More

Ending Therapy Because Your Therapist Leaves Is Hard—Here’s How to Deal

If you're concerned about your therapist ending therapy abruptly—due to illness or some other reason—we have tips. → Read More

If Astrology Apps Are a Major Part of Your Day, Read This

We explore whether your favorite astrology apps are actually helping you feel better or worse during this time. → Read More

Please Celebrate Yourself—Even During a Global Pandemic

This is a solid argument for why you need to take time to celebrate yourself, even during the pandemic. → Read More

How a Sleep Divorce Could Make Your Relationship Stronger

A relationship therapist breaks down exactly how to discuss a potential sleep divorce with your live-in partner. → Read More

Should You Break Up With Your 'Pandemic Pod'?

We talked to experts about how to tell if you need to break up with your pandemic pod and how to end things amicably. → Read More

Fighting Fair Is a Skill—Here Are 12 Therapist-Approved Tips

We talked to therapists about fighting fair so that you can resolve conflict without damaging your relationships. → Read More