How Self‑Care Went From Scented Candles to Affirmations, and Why It Still Doesn’t Help

Feb 2, 2022


In this episode, we look at how social media packages self-care as a one-size-fits-all solution. What started as a tool of resistance for the marginalized is now restricted to able-bodied, upper class, and upper caste individuals almost exclusively.

‘The One Story’ is TS Studio’s weekly podcast series, where we narrate The Swaddle’s longform features at the intersection of health, gender, and culture.


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