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ANALOGIES and OXYGEN: On Self-examination, Perseverance and Evolution

"Something in us shifts. It’s time to get profound, our subconscious says. It’s time to get out of your own way, the ego is told. Lean into this. Go slow. Speak clearly. Listen with love. Stay open—stay open."

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A Mental Health Self Care List In The Time of Quarantine From Photographer, Food Stylist and Recipe Developer, Julia Gartland

Quarantine self care suggestions for everything from home fitness to books to shows to stream to food to make from NYC photographer, Julia Gartland.

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On Traveling Alone: Why I Did It & The Lessons Learned

"Traveling alone isn’t just a different way to see the world, it’s also a way to be reminded of how the world sees you."

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How To Flip The Script On Our Inner Critic

"Your Inner Critic is not your conscience — she may be loud and opinionated but you are still the boss of you."

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Navigating Self Doubt With Healers Founder, Elizabeth Kendig + A Well Deserved Self Care Gift For Readers of The Fold!

Our friend, Elizabeth Kendig, has launched a much needed new platform in an effort to make healing and self care accessible to the masses. And good news: readers of The Fold get to experience it for free!

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Hungry Hearts: In Praise of Emotional Eating

Sometimes the most effective remedy to turbulent times is no more complicated than a delectable, rich sauce to accompany your favorite comfort food. In our newest food series, we explore the many ways in which we relate to food: the recipes we know by heart, the dishes that inspire us and the flavors that elicit rich memories.

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On Our Radar: Sex in 2019

Yes, Valentine's Day is coming. Yes, it may mean sex. Here are a few thoughts.

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The Power of Rituals

In addition to giving thanks and expressing gratitude this month, we are also taking a moment to reflect on the power of rituals and consciously setting aside time for stillness, mindful movement, and meditating on the things in our lives that matter the most to us.

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On Choosing Sobriety at 40

Friend of The Fold, Catherine Abegg, spoke with us about her journey to sobriety at 40, the benefits, the pitfalls and why we as women need to take a close look at our alcohol consumption.

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The Wheel Of The Year: Celebrating The Summer Solstice

The longest day of sunshine is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the start of summer, and we've assembled a few ideas for doing so (both alone and with family or friends).

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On Our Radar: Beauty

A new monthly column where we ask one of our well-respected gurus to highlight the latest finds in their area of expertise.

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The Wheel Of The Year: Celebrating Imbolc With An Old-Meets-New Journaling Ritual

Our spirituality editor invites us to honor the latest Wiccan holiday by creating a "Book of Shadows," inspired by an awesome ancient goddess.

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Gifts To Give Yourself This Season

Treat your body, mind and soul to some extra pampering, so you can start 2018 on a good foot.