Health & Emotions

Bump in the Night | Sleep, Depression, & Anxiety

It’s safe to say that sleep is an entirely different entity for those struggling with anxiety and/or depression. It’s not easy, its lack or extreme excess can affect all aspects of one’s life, and it can become entirely cyclical, generating more strain, alienation, and physical, mental, and emotional unwellness. Though sleep is something which is an important and central part of our being, it is only one of the key human engagements which anxiety and depression may affect.

Using Your Body for Activism | A Discussion Shula Melamed

We must seek to understand our oppressing forces, seek to do so through a lens of self-love and care, and then seek to deconstruct them through acts both small and radical, personal and collective.

Your body is yours and yours alone, remembering that is a tiny form of activism in and of itself.

The Difference Between Vaginal Moisturizer and Lube

A vaginal moisturizer is a great option for women who are experiencing ongoing discomfort due to vaginal dryness or are experiencing painful intercourse and looking for the ability to be more spontaneous without the associated pain or discomfort. Unlike a vaginal lubricant, a vaginal moisturizer can be applied regularly and should be applied at least 2 hours prior to sex, rather than right before as you would with a lubricant. A vaginal moisturizer aims to replenish vaginal moisture and relieve ongoing discomfort experienced with vaginal dryness.