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How to Keep that New Year Motivation Going

We all make plans for the new year. We’re going to go to the gym more, eat better, watch more documentaries, read more, be nicer to our siblings and so on. A new year is a great way to start over. But for many of us, after a few days (or a few months if you’re…

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Intersectional Instagram: Beauty Bloggers for the Feminist Makeup Lover

In an industry dominated by thin, cis, white bodies, it can be difficult to wade through to find intersectional blogs and influencers in the beauty industry. Listed below are some fabulous Instagram accounts that focus on beauty and makeup that break through the stereotypes of beauty standards, so our newsfeeds can be as intersectional as…

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Fists Up! – New Desktop Wallpaper

2017 is here and we’re ready to fight! This year let’s stick together, stand up for each other, and get things back on track! Scroll down to see this image available in 3 different wallpaper sizes, and click here to purchase it as a print in our Society6 store!   1024 x 768 1280 x…

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I’m No Monk: On Finding My Mindfulness

  The word ‘mindfulness’ appeared in my life in college during a work-study job. My position was at a clinic run by Harvard Medical School doctors who ran the section on Behavioral Medicine at the New England Deaconess Hospital. During my freshman year, I had the chance to hear the Dali Lama speak when he…

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The Eagle Huntress: A Review

In the remote Mongolian steppe, one girl is dreaming of becoming an eagle huntress. Directed by Otto Bell, this documentary tells the story of 13-year-old Aisholpan, who wants to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. This century-old tradition has been passed down from father to son,…

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Holding Light

I acknowledge that I come from a place of privilege. My self-care and enhancement are more accessible and possible than people from oppressed identities. I struggle because I am young and inexperienced, naïve to some of the cruelties and hardships, and I acknowledge the range of trauma experienced by those in this world. As part of my…