This year is passing by with lightning speed so it’s important to check in with yourself. As we end the first quarter of the year, this is the perfect time to take stock of your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
This is where Glamour’s May edition comes in. Themed the Wellness Issue, this issue is packed with the latest news and insightful views on everything from fitness, mental health, relationships and beauty from the inside-out.
With dopamine-inducing articles and fashion spreads that are sure to brighten your mood, here are 5 reasons to buy Glamour’s May 2022 Wellness Issue.
GET TO KNOW AMA QAMATA
Our cover star Ama Qamata is at the peak of her career. As the star of Netflix’s hit show Blood & Water, she’s been catapulted into the spotlight. Our cover story (pg 60) features an insightful interview in which the determined 23-year-old opens up about her journey as an actress. She talks about the pressures of being a young woman in the entertainment industry, how she deals with anxiety, and her daily fitness and wellness practices.
FEEL GOOD FASHION
As winter approaches, we’re uplifting our mood with eye-catching hues and stand out silhouettes. Take inspiration from our Neon Nights fashion spread (pg 21) or glittery beauty looks that are perfect for a wintery night on the town (pg 36).
MENTAL HEALTH HACKS
Our Wellness issue delves into the mental health habits to uplift your happiness levels. On page 106, experts from a broad, dynamic range of wellness fields share their insights to help you feel whole. We also take a look at the importance of setting boundaries (pg 72). Life coach Sharon Piel explains how reframing the way we see the word ‘no’ can be the beginning of a fruitful relationship with ourselves. For mommys-on-the-go, we’ve got the keys to being the best you can be for yourself and your little one, and how to spot when you’re due for a break (pg 78).
CUTTING EDGE HEALTH AND BEAUTY TRENDS
With an exclusive with Devlin Perry, founder of the world’s first nutricosmetics cafe, THE SKIN CO, we take a look at the growing ingestible beauty trend – which champions the use of nutrition and fresh produce for healthy, glowing skin (pg 100). Then, we spotlight sustainable periods. The eco-friendly menstruation movement sports a host of environmental and societal benefits (pg 96). Finally, we look into the new sports bra revolution, and why inclusivity and sizing matters (pg 88).
In our LIVE section, head of FNB Money Management, Ester Ochse, reveals how to rethink our approach to personal finance to start feeling like yourself again. She covers everything from how to improve your credit score and tips to stretch your salary to saving for a rainy day.