If your social media feeds are like mine, they’re no longer places for me to find out what’s going on with my friends and distant family. Instead, they’re oftentimes the source of stress and anxiety for me, given the constant influx of sad news and anger. While I do like to stay informed (and believe it’s important to do so), I’m kind of thirsty for something positive and empowering as well, and Womaze is looking like a good option.
The Womaze app (for iOS and Android) is focused exclusively on curating content for women that will help us feel and live better. You can search based on your current mood, whether it’s anxious or hopeful, and find lots of great articles, videos, and even wallpaper art that will get you in a better headspace.
Some of the content is all about inspiring us. Think: Glennon Doyle Melton on rising out of pain; Taraji P. Henson’s top 10 rules for success for young women; or 8-minute yoga for self-love workouts.
There’s also lots of content here that shares very practical advice, like tips for forgiving others, how to avoid fake friendships, and Sara Blakely (of Spanx fame) on writing your million dollar story. Other stories are just entertaining, like funny videos from the Ellen Show or the viral video of Keala Settle singing “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman.
Plus: you can upload your own inspiring content to share with other Womaze users. (Something parents should be aware of, if your teens are using it.)
I will say, the way the exchange amaze and amazing for womaze and womazing (not, womanizing, as I first read it) is a little overused. And the site is very, very pink. But they’re forgiven because I could get lost here for hours, watching these videos and reading the articles. Luckily, like Pinterest, you can save your favorites to your “toolbox” to read later. Or, to read over and over again.
If you’re looking to add a little inspiration and positivity to your daily news feeds, try the Womaze app. We think you’ll like it.