The One Small Thing That Makes LOOM's Erica Chidi Cohen Feel Powerful

Senior Branded Content Editor By Krista Soriano
Senior Branded Content Editor
Krista Soriano is the Senior Branded Content Editor at mindbodygreen.
The One Small Thing That Makes LOOM's Erica Chidi Cohen Feel Powerful

As the co-founder and CEO of L.A.'s first reproductive and pregnancy wellness center, LOOM, Erica Chidi Cohen is at the helm of a big—and much-needed—movement in empowered education around topics from periods to parenting.

At the heart of her work is a "focus on helping people feel confident in their bodies, move through transitions in their lives, and develop body literacy to advocate for their own well-being." For the doula and educator, getting there is a mix of offering community classes and coaching, as well as encouraging unapologetic self-care.

We caught up with Erica at her home in L.A. to glean some of her wisdom and get a look into the daily practices that help her make empowered choices for herself. "Ultimately, my approach to self-care is, Be gentle with yourself but aggressive about creating space for the things that make you feel good," she says. "Self-care doesn't have to be a walk or a bath; it can be saying no or creating boundaries. It can be one small thing that makes a big difference. You're a force of nature by owning who you are and the path you're on."

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