9 Women on the Wellness Practices That Helped Them Get Over a Bad Breakup



There's no right or wrong way to get over a broken heart—each experience is unique and intricately personal. The movies suggest you spend night after night with a tub of ice cream and a sappy movie, and friends will recommend you keep yourself busy 24-7. I usually land somewhere in-between, using hobbies and friends to keep my mind from wandering but also allowing time to sit, do nothing, feel sad, and slowly mend my heart. Ultimately, you have to figure out the best way to care for yourself, free from judgment or pushy advice.

I reached out to women who have been there—through the ringer when it comes to breakups—searching for their best lessons in self-care. From exercise to literature, keep reading to find their best wellness practices to get over a breakup.