Shawna Davis

Freelance Journalist

As a health and wellness journalist, I write well-researched articles that encourages readers to be their best selves, whether it's doing yoga to help relieve depression or how to prepare for your first laser hair removal treatment. Beyond my paper and pen, I am a certified yoga instructor, wife, dog mama and a passionate natural hair and beauty enthusiast.

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5 Easy Houseplants That Double as Self-Care Reminders

Plants can do more than beautify your life - they can also act as nature's reminder and support for when life gets you down. Here are five easy-to-care-for houseplants to choose...

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Sensitive Skin? These Skincare Products Ingredients Are For You

I'll admit- I'm not the best at doing makeup and no matter how many YouTube tutorials I watch, I can never quite master something as simple as the ever-popular "no makeup"...

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6 Important Topics To Discuss Before Tying The Knot

Now that you and your partner have made it past the dating stage and are relishing in the engagement phase of your relationship, you may find that besides being head over heels...

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This Organization Travels To Promote Women's Empowerment And We're Here For It!

In a world where people, especially women, are constantly compared to one another to determine who's the better option, it's a beautiful moment when women can come together to...

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New Boo? Don't Fall In Love Without Discussing These 6 Topics

There's a good amount of effort involved when it comes to dating. You want to make sure you find someone whose interests are similar to yours so you can enjoy one another's...

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5 Remedies To Help You Deal With Your Anxiety This Summer

We tend to associate seasonal anxiety and depression with the fall or winter seasons given the shorter days and colder weather, however, it's possible to be affected with the...

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Summer Ready: Try These 3 Hydrating Drinks

Just about everywhere in the U.S. is currently experiencing an intense heat wave as we're getting closer to the thick of summer and we can only expect it to get hotter. No...

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3 Vegan Superfoods Your Skin Should Know About

If you're a person who lives their life eating a plant-based diet or maintains a lifestyle that doesn't involve consuming most animal-derived foods, you may have also made the...

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PLANT POWER: 3 PLANTS TO ADD TO YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE

I'm a skincare product junkie. More specifically, a clean beauty skincare product junkie. I love a good clean beauty buy and experience complete joy wandering through the beauty...

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10 Ways to Be More Mindful Right Now

With everything going on in the world right now, it's always nice when I'm able to take a few minutes out of the day to burn my incense, close my eyes and meditate. Sure, it...

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Shopping For Vegan Beauty? Here's What to Look For

For some people, being "vegan" alludes to a diet where practitioners avoid consuming any type of animal products. That means no meat, no dairy, no poultry or anything that...

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YOGA CAN HELP WITH DEPRESSION. HERE'S HOW.

'Tis the season that reintroduces us to breezy weather, our beloved rooftop brunches with friends and beachside spring break trips. That's right, spring is right around the...

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Hate Mondays? Here's How To Make Them Better

When you wake up on Monday mornings, are you excited and ready to take on the new day or are you sluggishly getting out of your bed dreading another unfulfilled work week? If...

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READY, SET, GLOW! SIMPLE MENTAL HACKS TO START LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE

Self-care is a pretty big deal and for good reason! To put it simply, self-care is the importance of maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself, so it makes sense that...

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FEELING STRESSED? THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT! 5 FREE MEDITATION APPS TO TRY RIGHT NOW.

When I first started practicing yoga, I was solely in it for the physical benefits. I looked forward to going to the yoga studio to practice my asanas, sweat out all the toxins...

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: New Year Resolution Edition. Let's Get Back To Them!

We're three months into the new year and if you've already given up on achieving your new year resolutions, don't worry- you're not alone. As a matter of fact, according to U.S....

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Laser Hair Removal for Darker Skin 101: My Laser Hair Experience and What You Need to Know

When it comes to body hair, there are many different opinions about it. Some women love to embrace every strand of hair that grows on their bodies, while others are in search of...

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Yoga Poses To Ease Back Pain

It's no secret, our bodies are under a lot of stress, whether we're standing constantly or working in uncomfortable shoes. Even as you're reading this article, you may be...

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Solange Unveils New Performance Art Piece Encouraging Meditation

April appears to be a busy month for the singer-songwriter, Solange Ferguson. When she wasn't joining her sister on stage for two history-making performances at Coachella, or...

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Try These Three Essential Oils For Seasonal Allergy Relief

Spring is among us, so that means we say hello to warmer weather, beams of sunshine, blossoming flowers and breezy days. It's that time of the year where we're encouraged to let...