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7 Ways to embrace your femininity and unleash your inner goddess

Awaken and tap into your feminine energy

Tatum Ancheta
Edited by
Tatum Ancheta
Karrie Bitanga

Hong Kong is a bustling and vibrant city with a fast-paced lifestyle that can often leave us feeling overwhelmed and stressed. With the demands of work and everyday life, it's easy to lose balance in our lives. As women, it's important to take a step back and rebalance to ensure we're taking care of our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Nurturing and honouring the divine feminine energy, awakening our sensuality and creativity, and incorporating mindfulness, playfulness, and a bit of pampering in our day-to-day life can help bring balance to our lives. In this article, we'll explore some ways to nurture our feminine energy and provide tips and recommendations that you can do in the city to help you embrace your femininity and unleash the goddess in you. 

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Get your body moving
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1. Get your body moving

Taking care of your physical health by attending fitness and dance classes, or free-flow movement, not only boosts your mood but attracts positivity and good energy within. 

Activewear and lifestyle brand for women, Sweaty Betty, is hosting an outdoor yoga session at M+ Cultural District Outdoor Space on February 3, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Join brand ambassador Jackie Lam as she leads the session to help you connect your body and mind with nature. Suitable for all levels, including beginners plus, participants will receive a gift and a $500 Sweaty Betty voucher. Admission is $100, book your tickets here.

Allow time for grounding, healing, and balancing your energy  
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2. Allow time for grounding, healing, and balancing your energy  

Women are often caught up with everyday tasks and most often neglect to protect our energy. It is important to recognise our needs and nurture our spirit. 

Recharge your energy and maintain overall well-being with the help of these holistic wellness centres in the city. These facilities offer treatments from IV drips to acupuncture and holistic therapies, along with bespoke services tailored to your unique needs.

Spend time with other women
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3. Spend time with other women

Having a good support group or a few friends to fall back on nurtures your soul and recharges your feminine energy. Simple afternoon tea or happy hour with your girlfriends acts as great therapy when things are not going your way. Indulge in afternoon tea menus with your gal squad at these venues in the city, or enjoy a few cocktails at the best drinking spots in town.

For moms looking for a connection, The Rebel Mums (for badass mums) is more than just a fashion brand but also a mums’ club. The purpose-driven brand with a mission to start a new conversation around motherhood where the TRM founder shares her own experiences as a mother. Watch out for their upcoming events and shop for stylish outfits too. Visit their online store

Treat yourself to some retail therapy
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4. Treat yourself to some retail therapy

Rewarding yourself with simple pleasures can lift your energy. Go on a shopping spree for things that make you feel beautiful. Radiate feminine energy through colours, textures, and shapes complimenting your look and personality. From accessories, beauty care products, and other lifestyle finds, there are various local independent shops and women-owned retail brands in Hong Kong that you can support.  

Check out Arao, a sustainable and ethical jewellery brand that offers a great selection of golden South Sea pearls. Arao Jewellery is available online at and Novel Fineries at The Peninsula Hong Kong. 

For Chinese New Year, a lot of brands are ushering in the Year of the Dragon with limited edition items and collections. Celebrate this auspicious occasion with these CNY exclusives.

Make your own self-care a priority
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5. Make your own self-care a priority

As women, we tend to put the needs of others before our own, but taking care of ourselves is vital to our overall health and happiness. By prioritising self-care, we can reduce stress, improve our physical health, boost our mood, and enhance our relationships with loved ones. Self-care for women can encompass a wide range of activities, including taking care of your sexual and mental health and committing time each day, whether for a relaxing bath, a walk in nature, or simply taking a few deep breaths.  

Awaken your divine feminine goddess by focusing and embracing your own sexual pleasure. Here's a list of toys in the pleasure aisle to get you started with your journey.

If you’ve just given birth and are a new mum, the platform, The Modern Pui Yuet, a one-stop shop to guide you through your postpartum journey. Born to break those barriers and provide a hassle-free experience for mothers, Claudia Solenthaler, who experienced the challenges of her fourth trimester in Hong Kong, founded the platform to provide accessible, holistic postnatal care to all mothers. The site offers easy DIY care packs backed by Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and wellness practitioner services from postnatal physiotherapy to TCM postpartum body type consultation, life coaching, and more. Additionally, mums looking to find reading materials for their journey can browse The MPY Blog, a treasure trove of postnatal advice, tips, recipes, interviews with industry experts, and other helpful materials. 

Book a day for pampering
Star Plus Aesthetic Centre I Photograph: Tatum Ancheta

6. Book a day for pampering

In our fast-paced world, it’s increasingly important to make time for rest and relaxation in order to recover. Consider exploring some of the city’s unique wellness experiences, or treat yourself to a rejuvenating day at one of Hong Kong’s best spas

Revitalise your tired eyes and stressed skin by indulging in some self-care at the best facial clinics in Hong Kong. They offer customised treatments ranging from anti-ageing to skin tightening, hair removal, and body shap

Do things that spark your creativity
Photograph: Courtesy Tung Yao Ceramics Design Studio

7. Do things that spark your creativity

Let your creative juices flow and immerse yourself in artistic expression. Attend a workshop to hone your creative force and learn a new skill. Join the best art jamming classes and DIY workshops that enable you to tap into your creative side. 

Get your hands dirty with pottery-making at Tung Yao Ceramics, or engage your olfactory senses through a perfume-making workshop at Sovos Aromatherapy in Central or Intime Artisan de Parfum in Tsim Sha Tsui. 

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