Interviews and Profiles

This Therapist Is Changing How Asian Americans Seek Therapy

We've all heard horror stories about therapy gone wrong. Maybe your therapist can't understand where you're coming from or you just didn't connect with a mental health professional. But licensed marriage and family therapist Yin J. Li, MA, LMFT, is flipping the script on what it means to find a culturally informed therapist with her project Asians Do Therapy, which is a website destination and also a podcast.

Ayesha McGowan Broke Barriers In Cycling. Now, She's Inspiring the Next Generation.

Professional cyclist Ayesha Rosena Anna McGowan, creator of A Quick Brown Fox, started out riding a bike when she got two bikes for Christmas one year. Now, McGowan rides for Liv Racing and is the first Black American woman on a professional road cycling team. She uses her platform to advocate for BIPOC cyclists and those who are interested in racing and amplify the message that representation matters.

Hunter McGrady Wants You to Accept Yourself: "Being Okay With Who You Are Is the Number One Step"

You might know Hunter McGrady as a model for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue since 2018. And with 720,000 followers on Instagram, McGrady has used her platform to advocate for size inclusivity in fashion, and spread powerful messages of self acceptance. But even with a life as seemingly glamorous as McGrady's, she still isn't immune from negative comments and trolls. "As a plus size woman, I am oftentimes under the microscope and really scrutinized for everything I do and regarding my body," she told POPSUGAR.

Carrie Underwood Tells Us About Her Go-To Workouts, and They're Surprisingly Simple

Carrie Underwood is perhaps best known for winning season four of American Idol and going on to become one of the most successful recording artists of all time (65 million records sold and 170 awards won . . . nbd). As the creator of the activewear line CALIA by Carrie Underwood, she is also known for her love of fitness. Between recording multiplatinum albums and being a mom to 3-year-old Isaiah, Carrie still makes working out a priority. But Carrie didn't get her toned legs and enviable abs w