Forget pads and tampons, many menstruating people lack access to the most basic of hygiene. This isn't just an issue outside of the United States, however.
In this post, we continue our exploration of the achievements of black women inside and outside the field of anthropology.
Clearly much needs to be done to lessen the racial gap in anthropology, and one thing that we can do is bring to light the work of black anthropologists in the field. Throughout this series, I also want to highlight one woman who is not within the field of anthropology at the end of every post. Black women have contributed to so many other fields in addition to anthropology that it would be a shame to not acknowledge their work throughout the world.
Resilience is never giving up even when things are difficult. There may be challenges that you face mentally, physically, in your day-to-day life, or else-wise, but resilience stands up and keeps fighting no matter how many times it gets knocked down.
The irony is comparison keeps me from being productive. Instead of inspiring me, it makes me feel like nothing is worth it, because there's someone out there who's better than me. Well, brain, I hate to tell you this, but there's always going to be someone out there who is "better" than me. That doesn't make my talents, my accomplishments, and my skills any less important. I'm trying to be strong, to remind myself that I'm a beautiful person inside and out. I want to stay motivated and work on solving this issue, and for me, the first step is admitting that this has been a problem.
One of the best ways to pamper yourself and show yourself some self-love is, without a doubt, taking care of your skin. Not only is skincare a relaxing and enjoyable process for many, but the skin is the body's largest organ and it is very important that we take proper care of it. Especially with Valentine's Day coming up, we all deserve to take some time to show ourselves and our skin some love. In this post, I'll be sharing some of my recent favorite skincare products with you, in the hope that you find something that you can try out or simply that this post inspires you to take care of yourself and show yourself the attention you deserve.
Today is the Spring Lantern Festival! The Spring Lantern Festival marks the final day of Chinese New Year celebrations. It falls on the fifteenth day of the Chinese lunisolar calendar, which is also the first full moon of the New Year. This event is celebrated in many ways, including lighting and watching lanterns.
Qi Lolita is a substyle of lolita that is inspired by Qipao (also known as cheongsam), a type of Chinese dress. Qing dynasty looks are tied in to modern Qi Lolita styles. Qi Lolita is a beautiful style that pays homage to the styles of the past and I think it should be admired!
TRIGGER WARNING. It took me a long time to explore my identity and realize who I really was, but now that I have, I'm all the better for it. My past experiences have been challenging, but without them, I wouldn't be who I am now.
If you're looking for a dreamy winter wonderland, look no further than the Sapporo Snow Festival. In its 71st year, the Sapporo's Snow Festival's theme is "Finding Delight in Ice." The Sapporo Snow Festival celebrates Hokkaido, the Ainu people, and the winter season all in one!