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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Insomnia? Here's 6 Essential Oils to Help You Sleep Through The Night

If you have insomnia or recently started suffering from staying asleep during the night, whether or not if it's chronic or situational, it can be stressful wither way. Having a...

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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...

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How to Help Your Man De-Stress After a Long Day

As a woman, I've come to accept myself as a multifaceted being- as we all are. I'm strong but I experience moments when I feel less than and although I can be happy throughout...

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7 Conferences Creatives and Entrepreneurs Must Attend in 2018

This year, learning and creating are my top priorities. To make sure I'm continuously working on both, I made the intentions of scrolling through social media less, reading and...

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For the Fellas: 4 Natural Skincare Brands To Use on Your Skin Now!

For some men, their skincare regimen is simple: wash their face with soap and water, pat dry and maybe apply a face moisturizer. Easy enough and if it works well, adding an...

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Spring Clean Your Life! Steps to Refresh Your Mind and Body

It may not feel like it in some parts of the U.S., but, spring is officially here! While some of us are transitioning into warmer temperatures and others are still feeling the...

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5 Vegan Influencers to Inspire Your Vegan Journey

A few years ago when I began my journey of going meat and dairy-free, I had no idea what to eat besides fruit, vegetables and endless bowls of rice and beans. I quickly became...

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I Survived: Lung Cancer Survivor Shares Story, Struggles, and Triumph

This week, May 7 - 13, isn't just a week to celebrate mothers everywhere, but it's also National Women's Lung Health Week. This is the fourth annual National Women's Lung Health...