self care

Image of an old pink phone with the text "The History of HealthyWomen"

HealthyWomen: More Than 35 Years of Engaging, Educating and Empowering Women

To commemorate National Nonprofit Day, Team HealthyWomen took a walk down memory lane to look at how our organization came to be

6 Self-Care Resolutions for the New Year

6 Tips for True Self-Care

Pedicures, massages and bubble baths are great — but don’t forget to take these 6 steps to true self-care

Dr. Jennifer Ashton Talks About the Importance of Self-Care and Protecting Your Mental Health

15 Minutes With: Dr. Jennifer Ashton Talks About the Importance of Self-Care and Protecting Your Mental Health

The chief medical correspondent for ABC News and co-host of "GMA3: What You Need to Know" explains the link between physical and mental health — and why you can’t have a healthy body without a healthy mind

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HIV/AIDS Support Group Finder

These support groups and resources can help connect people affected by HIV/AIDS

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Good Sex with Emily Jamea: Sexual Fluidity

Your sexual preference and who you’re attracted to can evolve over time. And that’s OK.

A woman covering her face, dealing with alcohol induced anxiety, drinking tea

What Is Hangxiety?

If your anxiety increases after a night of drinking, you’re not alone. Here’s why it happens and what you can do if it happens to you.

Why Do I Get Stressed So Easily?

Why Are Women So Stressed?

The pressure’s on. How can you relieve it?

Jessica Goddard

A Perfect Storm Migraine Attack Revealed the Limits of My “Push Through the Pain” Philosophy

Telling myself I can handle everything suddenly meant I couldn’t handle anything

Phyllis Greenberger and her husband

Painting Gave Me a Precious World All My Own While Caregiving for My Husband with Alzheimer’s Disease

It didn’t dawn on me until after my husband passed that what I’d been engaging in was art therapy

Top 8 Healthy Sleep Habits

Top 8 Healthy Sleep Habits

Follow this sleep hygiene checklist for a better night’s sleep

What Is Art Therapy and How Can It Help Women?

What Is Art Therapy and How Can It Help Women?

You don't have to be Georgia O'Keefe to benefit from the practice of creativity and self-expression

Shé Langley

Caregiving During Covid

Members of the “sandwich generation” have a tough task caring for parents and children. For me, Covid made it much more difficult.

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What You Need to Know About Vampire Facials

The trendy treatment first made famous by Kim Kardashian has taken off, but what exactly is it — and is it safe?

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Your Friends on Galentine's Day

Check out these expressions of gratitude for your girlfriends

HIV, Aging and Whole Person Care

HIV, Aging and Whole Person Care

HIV is a complex virus that requires many areas of care

Allison Constantino

I Got in the Best Shape of My Life After 50

After a frightening wakeup call, I turned my life around and created the best version of myself

Self-Care on a Budget: 5 Affordable Self-Care Ideas

Self-Care on a Budget

Self-care doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are 5 affordable ways to practice self-care without breaking the bank.

Allison Norlian

I Powered Through Anxiety and Climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro

While filming a documentary about mental health and disability, I eventually conquered my own anxieties. It took every tool in my arsenal.

 7 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Body and Mind

7 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Body and Mind

Creating healthy habits can help you make self-care second nature

5 Books to Help Create Healthy Habits

5 Books to Help Create Healthy Habits

Read your way to the best version of yourself

I Lived with Seasonal Affective Disorder

For Years, I Lived with Seasonal Affective Disorder, Thinking It Was Just the Winter Blues

There’s no cure for SAD, but I’ve learned ways to keep it under control

Marcella Hill

Hormone Therapy Saved My Life After Doctors Dismissed My Perimenopause Symptoms

For years I endured severe brain fog, insomnia and pain — all while being told my blood work was “normal”

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How to Get Through the Holidays When Dealing with Grief

Grief can turn the holidays into a difficult time of year, but there are ways to get through it

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Covid Family Caregivers Need Our Support

Helping those who help others during Covid