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Women in Sports Are Literally Changing the Game. This Book Takes a Look at How—And Why

Macaela MacKenzie’s ‘Money, Power, Respect’ is our July Book Club pick. 
Stop, decontaminate, and listen

Exactly How to Clean Your Nasty Little Earbuds

Dirty ones can harbor bacteria and lead to infections.
Peace out

How to Stop Worrying About Work on Vacation

Seriously, that email can wait until you’re back.

10 Things to Know About the 2023 Women’s World Cup Before You Watch

Including which players to follow, how to stream it—and why it’s already shaping up to be one for the history books.
Cover story

Kesha Is Setting Herself Free

A decade of litigation. A recent health scare that nearly killed her. Our June cover star is done pretending she’s invincible. 


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The SELF 2023 Sneaker Awards

These ‘Ugly-Chic’ Merrell Sandals Are Perfect for Recovery Days

They’ve replaced my flip-flops—and my feet are so much happier for it.

The Best Celebrity Wellness Instagrams of the Week: Simone Biles, Kate Hudson, and More

How your favorite follows took care of themselves. 
Mental health

3 Things to Do If You’re a Guy Struggling With Your Body Image

Your food or fitness routine shouldn’t make you feel like shit.

Air Travel Is Hell. Here Are 25 Little Ways to Make It Easier on Your Body

Flying isn’t getting any better, but you can at least go in prepared.

15 of the Best Journaling Apps to Make Self-Reflection More Convenient

If pen and paper seems like a chore, try one of these digital alternatives instead.

Salma Hayek Showed Off Her Grays and the ‘Wisdom’ That Comes With Them

At 56, “everything” about getting older has pleasantly surprised her.
Mental health

7 Therapist Red Flags You Should Never Ignore

There are some not-so-obvious things a mental health professional should never do.
Dream state

3 Things to Do to Make Your Bedroom a Relaxing Sleep Haven

We’re not judging, but how old is your mattress?
Thank us later

7 Easy and Non-Corny Ways to Practice Gratitude Every Day

Don’t roll your eyes—the mental and physical health benefits are legit.

The Best Fitness Trackers, According to Experts

Athletes, running coaches, swimming instructors, and more shared their top picks.

How to Stop Comparing Your Current Body to Your Former One

It’s easy to romanticize the past, but we’re not meant to look the same our whole lives.

Reese Witherspoon Explained Why Her 40s Have Been Pretty Freaking Great

The actor is feeling “liberation” in this season of life—even though it’s a “vulnerable” time for her.

Keke Palmer Got Real About the Pressure of Breastfeeding: It’s Been a ‘Doozy’

“It isn’t that easy. And if it is for you, wonderful. But I think more often than not, it’s difficult.”
Sea turdles

Don’t Swallow That Ocean Water—There’s Probably Poop in It

More than half of the US beaches tested in a new report had potentially unsafe levels of fecal contamination.

How to Grieve and Eventually Move On After a Friend Dumps You

Confusion, anger, and sadness are totally normal when you’ve lost your person.

Megan Rapinoe Feels a ‘Deep Sense of Peace’ About Retiring in 2023

The news comes just weeks before the forward takes on her fourth World Cup.

The Best 4th of July Sales Happening Right Now

We found excellent discounts from Nordstrom, Target, Amazon, and more.

Kelly Clarkson Said She ‘Wouldn’t Have Made It’ Through Her Divorce Without Antidepressants

“I looked at my therapist and I just couldn’t stop sobbing,” she recalled.
The torn identity

3 Things to Do When You Overthink Everything and Can’t Make Decisions

It’s called analysis paralysis, and here’s how you can overcome it.