Body & Soul
Ho’ oponopono, pronounced Ho-po-op-pon-no, is an ancient spiritual practice, that is indicative of those living in Hawaii but originated from the Polynesian islands, of the South Pacific. Formally, a carefully guarded secret, Ho’opnopono (Huna) was a traditional form of “cleansing” only administrated by spiritual shamanism. Used once only by kahuna Lapa ‘au Kahea, one who heals with words and chants, now centuries later, the practice is available for all to share! So why should we do it?
“Body Positivity” has been a buzzword over the past few years, but many people still aren’t quite sure what it means. Boiled down, it’s a form of physical self-love. For baby boomers and Generation X, accepting your natural self can feel completely foreign. Decades ago, we weren’t as forward-thinking as we are now when it comes to body image and embracing diversity. Women have been told to stay small and shrink themselves to make room
As a well-known makeup artist and beauty author, I’ve received numerous requests to write an article regarding nip, tuck, and the needle. Let me begin by stating that I wholeheartedly endorse plastic surgery and injections, provided they are kept in perspective. Without mentioning names, we all know who has gone overboard. They’ve walked away looking like a cartoon character, or in extreme cases, unrecognizable. If going under the knife or having your fix of injections
You know, they say that as we women age, we tend to hit our prime. Yep, that’s right… hitting fifty is like getting the winning ticket to regain your youth. No, sex won’t make you younger, but it sure keeps your heart ticking. Some of us assume that when we hit our prime at fifty and sex becomes a large part of our life again, that it is strictly between a man and woman. This
Many women consider “the change,” also known as menopause, to mean a loss of femininity or sexuality. It’s the opposite. Menopause is a chapter that no woman can avoid, and it’s normal to dread it, especially with the ageist stigma surrounding it. Many women feel like when they get older, they become invisible to society. But instead of our womanhood fading away, it’s a reminder that you’re a champion. It’s an empowering new token of
A naked woman is a good thing. But everyone has their own militant ideas of what a bush should look like. It’s more than enough for women to worry about a bad hair day, breaking a nail, or looking fat on date night. Now women can’t help but wonder what a man might think of how her cooch is groomed—or ungroomed. A Matter of Personal Choice — And Pleasing Others While some women prefer to
Greetings to all our readers! I hope your days have been full of positive experiences despite the pandemic. With this being my first year in our nation’s capital, I genuinely enjoy the drives to look at the historical buildings and monuments. While it is fun to spend time with the person you love, things start to happen as couples get older. Women can lose their sex drive when entering menopause, and men suffer from the