What is dry-brushing and what does it have to do with self-love?

Self-care, self-nurturing, self-love, call it whatever you want— it is something I had barely heard of before moving in with my friend Gema in Vancouver. She is a massage therapist and body worker, and she taught me more about self-care than any person has in my entire life. While very feminine in appearance, my mother …

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One-Night Stands That Should Remain As Such

Many of us {cough cough most of us} have had at least one one-night stand. That guy you met at the airport bar, your friend’s cousin that weekend you all rented a house at the beach, that Tinder date last week... If you’re a sexually active adult not in a committed relationship or married and …

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My Fruits and Nuts

Running the risk of sounding like such an Ohioan where we are a rather homogeneous bunch— California was surprising because there are so many different types of people; the real hippies who sometimes appear to border homeless, the actual homeless, the reality stars and wannabe reality stars, techies, registered and unregistered migrant workers, the endless …

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