The Good Stuff

Every Monday we'll be sharing the good stuff with you.
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photo credit: Belathee via Vogue 

photo credit: Belathee via Vogue 

We need some good right now — thoughts, ideas, actions and (actual) goods. Here are a few on our radar:

A Good Read & Listen 

Writer Madeline Miller on myth, nostalgia and how power corrupts: "It’s the pain you feel when you miss home. And I think we’ve all felt that way. We’ve all had those moments where we feel lost on the waves and surrounded by monsters and wishing for safe harbor. I just see so many universal human experiences. So it speaks down through the centuries."

A Good Habit

The big may seem overwhelming right now, so scale back. Enter the micro-habit. A bit of calm in the chaos right now.

A Good Explainer

Why COVID-19 affects kids and adults so differently

A Good Watch

These 10 short documentaries all celebrate motherhood, in all her many nuances. 

A Good Party 

Love Will Not Be Canceled: A stunning stoop wedding and virtual reception block-party style that understandably made the rounds this weekend.  

A Good Routine

"I can’t think of a time when I’ve gone this long without wearing makeup on a regular basis—and my skin shows it." 7 Women On How Their Beauty Routines Have Changed In Quarantine

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Social Justice & Climate Action: A Conversation With Ashley Engle On Why You Cannot Separate The Two and How You Can Help Combat Them Both

"My advice to anyone wanting to stand up for Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) and our future generations: Start where you are because the frontlines are truly everywhere!"

Wellness

April 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Aries: You thought you knew where you stood, who you were, and what made up your compass, but you somehow awoke to spinning ground beneath your feet and a spinning head to match.

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Street Photographer & Author Gulnara Samoilova On Empowering Women, Artistic Expression & The Power of Confident Work

"I want to create an inclusive community for women artists from around the globe who are pushing the boundaries of street photography in new and exciting directions. I’m interested in empowering women so that can tap into their creativity and feel confident about making work, whether they are professional or amateur photographers."

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Money and The Art of Receiving

"In our modern world, the connection between wealth and feminine energy has been mostly forgotten."

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Motif Founder Shanetta McDonald On Storytelling, Healing, & Connection

"By opening up about these unique experiences, women of color build esteem and lift the shame of hiding their true selves from the world. We’re able to be seen, and feel heard, and that is healing."

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Where Do We Go From Here? Join The Fold For A Conversation About The Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Mothers In The Workplace

Join us for a free virtual event featuring Angela Garbes, The Fold's Nora Gomez-Strauss and hosted by Executive Editor, Amanda Carter Gomes.

Wellness

March 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Pisces: Striving towards your vision is very different than gazing wistfully upon someone else's. There are amazing gifts out there all around you, being offered freely and with great love, but if you don't bother to raise your head then you surely won't bother to see them.