Listen Up! Lena Dunham Has an Important Message We All Need to Hear

Yes, we’ve all heard it before ¡ª to put you first, to take some time away from your daily craziness to center your thoughts and your soul. But seriously! Lena Dunham is here to remind you to really make that happen. Just as inspiring as her genuine honesty and openness about her struggles with anxiety, you’ll totally appreciate her recent candid Instagram post with the caption, “TBH this was a rough week. It felt like my body, my hormones, my general sense of well-being were betraying me.” She was struggling trying to find some time to be alone without hurting other people’s feelings. She went on to say, “I am certainly no self-help guru but here is what I know tonight: when you take the time and space you need, kindly and responsibly, you’re suddenly available to the people you love in a whole new way.” Amen to that.

Find what makes your inner you happy, what centers you, what restores your energy, and makes you feel whole again. Whether it be to take a walk by the ocean, sip a hot tea, do some Sun Salutations, soak in a bubble bath, sing, paint, or just meditate. Because a little routine and necessary self care goes a long, long way.

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Listen Up! Lena Dunham Has an Important Message We All Need to Hear

Yes| we’ve all heard it before ¡ª to put you first| to take some time away from your daily craziness to center your thoughts and your soul. But seriously! Lena Dunham is here to remind you to really make that happen. Just as inspiring as her genuine honesty and openness about her struggles with anxiety| you’ll totally appreciate her recent candid Instagram post with the caption| “TBH this was a rough week. It felt like my body| my hormones| my general sense of well-being were betraying me.” She was struggling trying to find some time to be alone without hurting other people’s feelings. She went on to say| “I am certainly no self-help guru but here is what I know tonight: when you take the time and space you need| kindly and responsibly| you’re suddenly available to the people you love in a whole new way.” Amen to that.

Find what makes your inner you happy| what centers you| what restores your energy| and makes you feel whole again. Whether it be to take a walk by the ocean| sip a hot tea| do some Sun Salutations| soak in a bubble bath| sing| paint| or just meditate. Because a little routine and necessary self care goes a long| long way.

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14 Ways Exercise Is Better Than Therapy

14 Ways Exercise Is Better Than Therapy

It’s a popular saying: “exercise is like therapy.”” But here are 14 reasons to prove it’s even better!

| It’s Way Cheaper

B*tching to your exercise buddy between burpees doesn’t cost you a dime.

| You’ll Burn More Calories

Sitting on your ass in your therapist’s chair won’t burn calories u2014 so complain to an exercise buddy instead and you’ll have a cute butt to show for it.

| There Are No Furry Therapists

Four-legged exercise buddies may GET you even more than two-legged ones.

| Sweat It Out and Weep

If you cry| no one can tell the difference between your tears and sweat| especially in the rain| snow| or between splashes.

| This Is Way Better Than an Office

You can do it anywhere| and you get to choose the place u2014 no stuffy offices here.

| Your Time Is Never Up

You choose when the session ends. Maybe it’s 20 minutes. Maybe it’s 20 miles.

| No Appointment Necessary

Any time of day works| even if it’s 4 in the morning.

| It Instantly Relieves Stress

99.9 percent of the time you”ll feel better afterward| not worse.

| It Makes You Stronger| Inside and Out

The physical torture has a way of alleviating your emotional pain.

| Exercise = Happiness

No pills involved| and the only side effect is endorphins.

| Me Time Is a Powerful Thing

Sometimes a little alone time is all you need.

| It Takes a Village

Then again| sometimes the more people involved| the better you feel.

| No Judgments

No one cares if you haven’t showered for days and show up in your PJs.

| It Doesn’t Have to Take Much

Sometimes just the act of showing up is enough; no talking| no sweating| no moving required.

7 Reasons Your Diet Is Making You Moody

7 Reasons Your Diet Is Making You Moody

We all know that losing weight is difficult, but dieting can also make you grumpy or downright nasty. Is your diet making it tough for even you to stand being around you? Here are the reasons why and how to flip that ornery mood around.

7 Reasons Your Diet Is Making You Moody

7 Reasons Your Diet Is Making You Moody

We all know that losing weight is difficult| but dieting can also make you grumpy or downright nasty. Is your diet making it tough for even you to stand being around you? Here are the reasons why and how to flip that ornery mood around.