Imani Brammer

Imani Brammer is a writer, on-air talent and YouTuber, where she produces videos on how to navigate the nuances of adulthood. Subscribe to her channel at YouTube.com/ImaniBrammer.

Recent Articles

You're Probably Not Washing Your Sheets Nearly As Often As You Should Be

I'm not calling you a dirty person or anything, but I'm willing to bet you're not changing your sheets regularly enough. Here's the thing: There's one reason why you absolutely need to change your sheets regularly: Your skin sheds -- yes, like a rept…
By Imani Brammer

If You Tend To Dream A Lot About Your Mom, Here's What It Might Mean

Dreams can be pretty weird, there's no doubt about it. They are basically proof that your subconscious is always working, even when you're not fully aware of it. It's especially strange when you dream about the people you love, like, for example, you…
By Imani Brammer

5 Delicious Ways To Enjoy Your Pumpkin Seeds After You're Done Carving

The fall season is inching its way toward us, bringing with it its signature warm hues, nippy weather, bright orange pumpkins, and, something I'm sure you often forget about, pumpkin seeds! As much as everyone glorifies all things of the pumpkin vari…
By Imani Brammer

5 Things People Who Don't Get Back-To-School Stress Do Differently

As much as commercials like to make back-to-school season look enticing, you know that starting a new semester can be downright stressful. When you first think about how to deal with back-to-school stress, it's easy to get lost in all the motions tha…
By Imani Brammer

5 Ways Pillow Talk Can Bring You Closer To Your SO And Deepen Your Connection

Pillow talk is one of the most intimate things you can do in a relationship. In fact, I would say it's one of the most important elements, as it serves as the sort of behind-the scenes action that truly helps build a connection with your partner. It'…
By Imani Brammer

6 Red Flags You’re Drinking Way More Caffeine Than Your Body Can Handle

Too much caffeine can leave you feeling really weird, and while you might think of  jittery hands and extreme adrenaline as obvious symptoms, copious amounts of caffeine can actually do a whole lot more to your body. Whether your drink of choice is c…
By Imani Brammer

5 Different Types Of Meditation To Try If You Suck At Sitting Still

Sitting still can almost feel like torture at times, so when I think of meditation, I'll admit I'm not always excited to jump into it. Although I can say that, once I'm in it, I love it, but to actually coax myself into meditation sometimes feels lik…
By Imani Brammer

5 Ways To Make Sure You And Your SO Go To Sleep Tonight Feeling Content

Keeping a relationship together can often feel like an entire occupation in and of itself. It takes work, even in areas that you didn't realize needed work, like going to sleep. And sometimes, it can feel daunting to figure out how happy couples slee…
By Imani Brammer

5 Amazon Products Under $10 That Will Melt Your Stress Away In No Time

Stress is lethal, and more importantly, it's silently lethal. Oftentimes, you're the only one who knows what you're going through. With that said, there has to be a way that you can swear stress out of your life, but at an inexpensive price, right? W…
By Imani Brammer

Science Says Slow Walkers Have More To Worry About Besides Everyone Hating Them

When you have places to be and deadlines to meet, the last thing you need is someone slowly strolling in front of you on the street. As a native New Yorker, I speak for all the speedy walkers of this city when I say slow walkers are the bane of our v…
By Imani Brammer

How To Combat The Natural Urge To Eat When You're Stressed, According To An Expert

Here's the thing: Stress eating is natural, and it's nothing at all to be ashamed of in any sense. What's not OK, however, are the usual feelings that come after you engage in some serious stress eating -- more stress, because food probably wasn't th…
By Imani Brammer

5 Things You Can Do As Soon As You Wake Up To Prevent Stress From Taking Over Your Day

The morning is probably the most crucial time of your entire day, because it's your one chance to set the tone for whatever the next several hours have in store for you. If you do it right, you can ensure that your whole day is stress-free. To say th…
By Imani Brammer

5 Unique Alternatives To A Vision Board If You Don't Have Time For Arts And Crafts

Vision boards are awesome and all, but take it from me, you don't need the traditional version of the craft to be inspired. In fact, you can make it so that your entire life is one, tangible, living, breathing influence of creativity and inspiration.…
By Imani Brammer

5 Things To Wash Your Hair With If You're Trying To Ditch Your Shampoo

Next to taking a shower and getting a massage, washing your hair can feel like the ultimate therapeutic session. However, is it really self-care if the very shampoo you are using to wash your strands is actually pretty damaging? The truth is, there a…
By Imani Brammer

This Is Why You Always Feel So Relieved After A Good, Long Cry

It's the ugly cry that gets you. It's the one where your body feels like it's contracting, when you have your full Kim Kardashian face on, unashamed of how unattractive your cry may be. The truth, no matter how ugly it may be, crying feels good. It's…
By Imani Brammer

It Was Super Cloudy In The Midwest, But You Could Still See The Eclipse

“Don't look at the solar eclipse or else you will go blind!”—that's probably all you've been hearing regarding the earth, the moon and the sun's alignment today right? But what about if it's not even sunny where you are? Would you still be able to se…
By Imani Brammer

The Eclipse Started In Oregon, Here's Where It's Headed Today

So you may have already heard of one of the greatest events (if not the greatest event) that could take place in the universe, and that is The Great American Eclipse. For a quick refresher, The Great American Eclipse, also known as the solar eclipse,…
By Imani Brammer

5 Ways To View The Solar Eclipse Today If You Never Got Those Glasses

The Great American Eclipse viewing is today and we could not be any more excited. However, if you are anything like me, then you may have people up and down your Facebook timeline asking, “How can I see the solar eclipse without glasses? What do I do…
By Imani Brammer

5 Home Remedies For Dandruff When You've Already Tried Everything Else

Dandruff may be the biggest bane of hair existence that you could ever encounter, and for some reason, this common scalp condition is persistent. It's like, no matter what you try, your scalp still won't give in. But guess what: You can try home reme…
By Imani Brammer

5 Ways To Conquer Back-To-School Nerves If You're Already Anxious About It

There's something about the phrase “going back to school” that tends to inspire a universal sense of dread, especially for those who already struggle with anxiety. For some, going back to school may mean time away from parents, a new start, and the r…
By Imani Brammer