instagram has changed how gen z think about happiness
Dopamine, the happiness hormone, is big business for silicone valley. But the highs sold to us on social media are empty and fleeting, which only make us seek more attention on the apps we hate.
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6 creatives on how to make self-care more inclusive
Mainstream culture tends to ignore the ways the trend leaves out those who are disabled or chronically sick.
sega bodega’s guide to self care
Having released an EP on the subject, the boundary-pushing London producer shares his tips for making it down the rocky road to not feeling so terrible anymore.
selfishness in the age of self-care
Are we cancelling plans, retreating from friends and avoiding real problems under the guise of 'self-care'?
i-d horoscopes september 17, 2018
Time to think about what you're investing your energy in and why.
the most exciting book of 2018 is about a girl sleeping for a year
Ottessa Moshfegh's 'My Year of Rest and Relaxation' puts a darkly comedic spin on our self-care obsession.
how getting cancer in my 20s changed how I feel about beauty
When you face losing your identity because of something out of your control, beauty can become more than self-care, it can be an act of defiance.
beauty week 2018
jillian mercado on the life-changing power of makeovers
The model-activist talks red lipstick, Latinx identity, and why the NYC subway is her moving moodboard.
sasha frolova's solo honeymoon in vegas is extreme self-love
A glittery Sin City escapade in the name of empowerment.
wanna live a beautiful life? androgynous beauty jazzelle will show you how
Forget trowelling it on, look good and feel better with shaven-headed, gold-grilled androgynous beauty Jazzelle Zanaughtti, AKA Instagram sensation, @uglyworldwide.
welcome to the ‘self love club’, instagram’s self care tattoo movement
What started as a personal tattoo, and reminder to appreciate and look after yourself, has inspired an international community founded on self care, appreciation and helping out your sisters — even if you’ve never met them.