July 24 is International Self Care Day – an opportunity to raise awareness about self-care and the important role it plays in a healthy lifestyle. Taking care of our bodies, minds and spirits are core aspects of health, but perhaps never more so than right now. As we navigate a global health crisis that illuminates and magnifies centuries of racialized and gender-based inequalities, it’s critical to remember the radical roots of self-care.
Fostering wholesome conversations about food with your children early on will help them have better healthy relations with food and their body image as they get older. Read on for some simple tips to help your family mealtimes feel more calm and pleasant while prompting important conversations.
Weight does not define worth. It’s okay to eat for comfort, it’s okay to skip that fitness challenge, and we should distance ourselves from diet culture.