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Take Care by Kelsey Gleason

Take Care by Kelsey Gleason

The ways in which you take care of yourself can look so much smaller than an exercise class or facial. I’d argue that the smaller choices we make have the greatest impact on our overall well-being. Stretching every morning upon waking; taking a few extra minutes to actually sit down and eat a meal with intention; driving the long way home along the winding, tree-lined roads. Breathing.
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Strong & Confident: Photographer Martina Tolot Sets A Mood

Strong & Confident: Photographer Martina Tolot Sets A Mood

Martina Tolot is a Los Angeles based photographer who has graced FIGS with her incredible visual eye by creating images used on our website and across social media. When she agreed to model for the new Ellie Panty & Lola Bra colorway, Rose, we knew we wanted her to share a bit about her #FIGSFeels.
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Submit to the FIGS Feels Blog!

Submit to the FIGS Feels Blog!

We are officially opening up FIGS Feels for submissions of visual media or written pieces. We are looking for authentic clear voices with a strong sense of narrative. It helps if you also love FIGS! We currently publish a blog piece every week and each month we will focus on a new theme or subject.
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A Little Less Alone: A Guest Blog by Johanna Samuels

A Little Less Alone: A Guest Blog by Johanna Samuels

Johanna Samuels is a musician and writer living in Los Angeles. Below she shares a highly sensitive piece about her journey with mental health.

TW: grief, depression, suicide

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I made people uncomfortable. In some ways, I imagine I still do: being truly vulnerable and open is really discouraged in this society. People who struggle with and strive to address depression are often shunned. But I learned tools. I pursue my mental health and self-compassion because, same as the physical body, I know that everyone struggles in some way. Everyone gets a cold. Everyone deserves compassion and space. They deserve for their minds to be open and healthy too. It needs to be a priority. 

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