| May 19 2023

Pilates: Are You Missing Out?

If you’re searching for a workout that will reshape your body, boost your flexibility, and take your fitness game to new heights, look no further than Pilates. This transformative exercise system, pioneered by the incredible Joseph Pilates, is more than just a passing trend—it’s a lifestyle that wil

| May 10 2023

It’s Not Too Late to Hit Your Summer Body Goals

As the warm weather approaches, many people start to think about their summer body goals. While it may seem like mid-May is too late to start working towards those goals, it’s actually a good time to get started. With a little bit of dedication and some expert advice, you can still achieve your desi

| May 1 2023

Ways to Protect Your Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we want to highlight its importance in the Black community. Taking care of our mental health is just as important as taking care of our physical health. With the fast-paced world we live in, it can be easy to overlook the importance of our mental well-being.

| April 12 2023

How to Spot and Remove Toxic People From Your Life

Toxic people can be a major source of stress, negativity, and even harm in our lives. They can drain our energy, undermine our self-confidence, and hold us back from reaching our full potential. That’s why it’s crucial to learn how to spot toxic people and remove them from our lives. In this article

| March 13 2023

How to Beat the Pollen this Spring

Spring is a beautiful season, but it can also be a challenging time for those who suffer from allergies. Pollen is one of the main culprits behind seasonal allergies, and it can make life miserable for people who are sensitive to it. Fortunately, there are ways to beat spring pollen and enjoy the se

| March 3 2023

Black Women Deserve a Soft Life

For far too long, Black women have been expected to be strong, independent, and resilient. While it is true that Black women possess incredible strength and perseverance, it is time that we recognize that they also deserve to live a soft life. Being a strong Black woman should not be a burden or an

| February 1 2023

Maybe You Need Physical Therapists, Not a Personal Trainer

Physical therapy and personal training are two popular options for those seeking to improve their physical health and fitness. While personal trainers can be helpful in providing exercise guidance and motivation, physical therapy offers a more comprehensive approach to addressing physical health iss

| January 30 2023

The Importance of Gut Health

If you’ve ever had a stomachache, you know just how much it can affect your day. It can make it hard to focus on anything else or find the motivation to do anything. That’s why it’s important to take care of your gut health—it helps keep everything running smoothly! So, let’s talk about why gut heal

| January 2 2023

Superfoods That Will Boost You in 2023

It’s time to think outside the box when it comes to your health and wellness this year. Working out is great, but don’t forget about what you’re putting into your body! A healthy lifestyle starts with a balanced diet full of superfoods that will boost you in 2023.First, we have Kale: the superfood t

| December 5 2022

The Holiday Season is Upon Us— Here’s How to Manage Your Stress

The holiday season is officially upon us, and for many women, that means added stress. Between juggling work and family responsibilities, it can be hard to relax and enjoy the holidays. According to an American Psychological Association survey, “Juggling work and added family responsibilities, such

| November 23 2022

The Holiday Survival Guide: 6 Tips to Help You Avoid Putting on Holiday Weight

The holiday season is a time for celebration and joy, but it can also be a time for weight gain. All those parties and extravagant dinners can really add up, and before you know it, you’ve put on a few pounds. But don’t worry – there are steps you can take to help yourself avoid gaining weight this

| November 2 2022

How to Get Help As a Victim of Domestic Abuse When You’re Afraid

Domestic violence and abuse may occur behind closed doors oftentimes, but even though it goes unseen, in the U.S. alone, 20 people per minute are physically abused by a partner. The reality is you or someone else could experience abuse without anyone knowing, so not only is it important to recognize

| October 24 2022

Black Women Impacted By Black Sperm Donor Shortage

Black sperm donors represent just a fraction of the available supply — fewer than 2 percent at the country’s four largest sperm banks, according to an analysis by The Washington Post. This shortage is forcing Black women to choose sperm from other races. It’s important for Black men to become sperm

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| September 21 2022

5 Ways to Heal After a Tarnished Friendship

Though every kind of relationship we take part in has its place in our lives, there’s something truly magical about platonic friendships. Nestled somewhere in between our romantic, familial, and other ties, our chosen families encompass the best of all these worlds and wear more hats than the crowd

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| September 14 2022

5 Signs You May be in a Co-dependent Relationship

Authored by: Eden CarswellOf all the kinds of toxic relationships out there, co-dependent ones have to be the most complex. More twisted than a Jordan Peele movie, co-dependent relationships are unique in that they’re rooted in fulfilling the needs of another, but in a very toxic way. Though one per

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| August 15 2022

This New Women-Led Gym is #FitnessGoals

by Christine ThomasosImagine going to a woman-led gym where people care more about your emotional wellbeing than they do your dress size. That’s what you’ll find at Drip Fitness. The meta fitness facility is a unique concept that curates a personalized gym experience. MVEMNT spoke to the gym’s found

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| August 3 2022

CBD vs THC- Which is Better For Your Mental Health?

Written By MoinoCannabis, marijuana, pot, weed, grass, mary jane, broccoli, devil’s lettuce, whatever you want to call it, has been a particular area of interest in recent years since it has become legal in many states.CBD and THC are both compounds that come from the cannabis plant. Both of these c

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| August 3 2022

How to Level Up Your Emotional Self-Care

Written By Christine ThomasosSelf-care is more than keeping your hair, nails, and hygiene on point. It’s also all about emotional wellness. Did you know your emotional wellness directly affects your physical health? If you want to live a long, healthy life, you can’t neglect to do some inner work. M

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| August 1 2022

August Horoscopes

Written By Kiara KitchenHello August! The sun is in Leo, and we are feeling extra fiery and bright this month. The Full Moon in Aquarius takes place on August 12. The New Moon takes place in Virgo on August 27. The month of August brings positivity and a creative flow! Let your intuition guide you t

| July 13 2022

Pilates: Are You Missing Out?

You may have seen posts on social media lately about Pilates and its benefits. Celebrities such as Lori Harvey are swearing by it, and more and more people are trying out the workout routine every day. If you’re curious about Pilates but aren’t sure if it’s right for you, read on to learn more about

| July 11 2022

5 Reasons to Try Yoga

There are many reasons to try yoga. Some people may be interested in the physical benefits, such as increased strength, flexibility, and balance. Others may be drawn to the mental benefits of yoga, such as stress relief and improved concentration. No matter what your reason for wanting to try yoga i

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| May 16 2022

Why Is Therapy Taboo Amongst Blacks?

With the release of Kendrick Lamar’s new album, Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers, where K.Dot delves into his personal struggles with family trauma along with his missteps and the need to seek therapy, finally, the conversation has reignited. Even with this newfound popularity of establishing mental

| April 18 2022

Wellness Week

The stress is real right now; we’re all being impacted by inflation, recovering from a pandemic, and news stories that seem to get wilder by the day. It’s taking a toll on us all.MVEMNT wanted to do something to help everyone re-center a bit, so we’re hosting a Pop-up Wellness Week from Monday, Apri

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| March 14 2022

6 Cancers Black People Should Normalize Getting Screened for Earlier

This weekend’s devastating news of the passing of singer Traci Braxton, at the age of 50, rocked the world, especially in the DMV, where she and her family resided. Most of the devastation came from the way she passed – Esophageal Cancer, an illness that she reportedly battled for a year, and a batt