I Tried a One-Week Workout Challenge to Get Healthy

I’ve been noticing in the last few years these insane workout challenges that are meant to give you shredded abs in two weeks or reduce belly fat in no time. I mean, really? That all sounds too good to be true. Who comes up with these challenges, anyway?  But exercise is a great thing to…

Why You Need to Set Your Own #Bodygoals

Let’s be real, the pressure has always been on for girls and women to look a certain way. Go back to any time period, and you will find that women are under pressure to look their absolute best (usually to find a husband—why doesn’t this surprise me?). It’s quite difficult to understand why things have…

How To Be an Ally to the AAPI Community

The month of May is known in the U.S. as Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month and in Canada as Asian Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of citizens of Asian descent to the past, present and future success of both countries. It’s also a time to reflect on and call out…

8 Easy Tips for Glowing Skin

Skin. We all have it, along with all the problems that come with it. A little bump here, a few zits here, and maybe some dry patches that just won’t go away. It’s okay. We’ve all been there, and it’s completely normal to go through a whole range of skin issues. I’ve been through it,…

How to Nurture the Relationships with the Womxn in Your Life

There’s nothing like venting to your best girlfriend about your bad date or sharing a laugh about an inside joke between the two of you. Girlfriends get you. There’s a strong bond that’s almost primal when it comes to connecting in our female relationships. (Also, there’s no mansplaining).   Here at EmpowHERto, we are a…

International Womxn’s Day is March 8

What began as a small commemoration to women in countries like Russia and the USA at the turn of the 20th century, International Women’s Day has become a worldwide celebration of womanhood and a means to protest for gender equality. While some countries honour March 8 as a civic holiday, the vast majority of the…