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In 2018, we 👏🏿 elevate. 👏🏿

Oh, hey. Behind the scenes, we’re in the midst of pulling together this entire self-care check-in situation. We’re building a database of resources to help you facilitate wellness at home, school and work. We’re also working with community partners to create Self-Care Check-In™ Experiences in unexpected places.

We’re excited. We look forward to involving you in this initiative and to lead with a new posture that highlights expressions of compassion and love for ourselves and for our communities.

Team GetSomeJoy.

Let’s season the conversation.

Stories prompt reflection of our individual identities and thrust us unto foreign landscapes of new worlds and perspectives. 

Let’s traverse these new worlds together, exchanging more of our authentic stories with the intention of broadening our understanding of one another, and becoming dangerously unselfish within our beloved communities. 

SELFCARECHECKIN.COM is a safe and secure place to tell it like it is, and to inspire your creativity.

More to come…

Text ‘Hey’ to 741741

GetSomeJoy has partnered with Crisis Text Line so that our community can text to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

More resources coming soon:


A community who cares together, deserves to be rewarded together.

Stay tuned as we introduce GetSomeJoy Rewards featuring deals and discounts from amazing vendors who support self-care and our conscious care movement. These rewards are exclusively offered to members of GetSomeJoy.

Self-Care Check-Inis produced by GetSomeJoy.

Coming soon.

Sponsor Self-Care Check-In Experiences in unexpected spaces.


Alex Hardy

Alex Hardy

New York City-based food-lover Alexander Hardy is an essayist, mental health advocate, cultural critic, dancer, lupus survivor, and co-host of The Extraordinary Negroes podcast. He has written for Ebony Magazine,, Esquire, Gawker, Courvoisier, The Huffington Post, Saint Heron, and Very Smart Brothas, among other outlets. Before shifting his creative and professional focus to mental health, he founded and worked as director of Panamerican Languages and taught dance and CardioDance classes while living and working in Panama City, Panama. Alexander now teaches creative, essay, and academic writing and spreads awareness as a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. When not writing on or talking about self-care or Janet Jackson, he enjoys cheese grits, power naps, James Baldwin, and rice. Alexander does not believe in snow or Delaware.

Alex’s latest Self-Care Check-In

Catch up with Alex around the web:

What Alex has been up to:

On May 15, Alex joined Extra Crispy‘s Kat Kinsman, Chef Michael Anthony of Grammercy Tavern, and Dr. Erol Rodriguez at Bâtard for Unilever Food Services’ #FairKitchens event about increasing wellness in kitchens.

“How To Get Some Joy” with Marketing Fangirl Jasmine Powers

Discussing “The Extraordinary Negroes” podcast, GetSomeJoy & Self-Care Check-In on “The Hangover Takeover” 


SELF-CARE CHECK-IN™ is produced by GetSomeJoy. Learn more about what we've been up to.

#FACTS: Self-care is a full-time job.


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