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Tamara Y. Jeffries

Tamara Y. Jeffries is a health writer and editor who has been published in Essence, Health and other health publications. She writes about the wellbeing of African-American women and girls, with a focus on mental health, yoga, health care and self-care.
Tamara Y. Jeffries's Articles
A campus yoga and journalism instructor shares coping strategies and counseling resources after yoga students’ practice diaries reveal depression, adversity, abuse and trauma.
, September 1, 2022
5 doctor-recommended sex toys that can enhance lubrication, elasticity and pleasure? Yes, please!
, April 6, 2020
Perimenopause symptoms can last up to 10 years in Black women. Here are pro tips for improving your mood, metabolism, sexual pleasure, muscle tone and more.
, February 7, 2020
Writing her memoir Becoming changed her life. Now, she’s inspiring us to change ours with the healing power of journal writing.
, November 15, 2019
Here’s wisdom from Oprah, Iyanla, Valorie Burton and others to help you navigate life’s pivot points with courage and grace today.
, October 11, 2019
“Brain fog” is real, and it’s temporary. Here’s what you can do about it.
, June 28, 2019
These close friends have stuck together through happy times and painful ones. And since they’re both obstetricians, they delivered each other’s babies!
, November 9, 2018