This year was the year of so much editing for me. Having two books coming out a few months apart meant that I had barely submitted responses to one set of edits than the edits for the other book would arrive in my inbox (sometimes I could count the breathing space in hours). It was tough for my brain to stay focussed, but it was also tough on my body.
As someone who had a pretty efficient work-life balance system, before COVID made everything happen on a computer in my … More
When Audre Lorde wrote ‘self-care is warfare’, she declared that when an African-American woman takes care of herself, she fights back … More
This is a story about taking time for things you love. I love food, I love how it tastes, I’m … More
I wrote Exercising Like a Girl back in early February, about starting out on a feminist and feminine self-care gym routine. … More
Semester is about to start again, and that means long working days, some working weekends, being busy, being tired. And … More
Warning: Today I’m going to talk about going to the gym and femininity. Moreover, I’m going to talk about my personal, embodied … More