BALANCE Q#1: What is the balance between self-care and caring for others?

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Balancing taking care of yourself and caring for loved ones can be hard and confusing. Sometimes, taking more me-time or giving a friend space, versus being there for them, can lead to a heated and tearful argument or feelings of guilt. Other times, doing so creates an outcome of a healthy and strong platonic or romantic relationship.

Self-Care Workshop – July 29, 2018 – Los Angeles

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Hi The Strange is Beautiful readers! We’re having a Self-Care Workshop for mind obstacles – such as anxiety and depression – on July 29, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Union Swapmeet led by our founding editor-in-chief, Shannen Roberts, and presented by L.A. Sewcial Club.

Self-Love Date Night


Our first “Self-Love Date Night” February 9, 2018 at Rec Center in Los Angeles was amazing!

Leave the Blinds Shut: 5 Ways to Pull Yourself Through A Depression Episode

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When it comes to my moods and my emotions, my highs can be really high. But my lows can leave me wondering where those highs even came from in the first place. Here recently, I’ve been in an emotional rut that’s resulted in me not being able to enjoy life as much as I’d like and it’s had a negative …

A Love Letter to Myself: Self-Love Zine

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A Love Letter To Myself Dear Kelly: I’m going to be honest, I’ve been wanting to express my love for you in person but I couldn’t get myself to do it. So I wrote you this love letter instead.