Don’t believe everything you think.
“I am so worthless. I suck at everything, especially my job, relationships, keeping my car clean and letting my nail polish dry before I leave the house.”
Does this feel familiar? Your mind spewing at you an endless litany of ways you fall short in life? What can you do when this is happening? Continue reading “3 Ways To Put Your Brain In Its Place”
If you are in recovery for an eating disorder, you probably know that it takes constant accountability and support to stay on track. But what if you only attend therapy once or twice a week? How can you be held accountable and receive support in between? Continue reading “The Only App You Need If You Are In Recovery For An Eating Disorder (And It’s Free!)”
Every time I see a magazine showcasing how to “get a bikini body in 4 weeks” or lose weight for summer, I want to burn it. Not just hold a lighter to the edge, but to create a magnificent bonfire of body-shaming magazines and calmly watch them go up in flames.
Does this fantasy seem extreme? Perhaps the imagery is, but the sentiment is not. I am continually outraged how our society, culture, and media tells us only certain types of bodies (generally thin, cis-gender, and white) are allowed to be seen and showcased. Body-shaming media perpetuates the kind of toxicity which breeds low self-esteem, body image issues and disordered eating in our population. Unfortunately, the messages amplify in months leading up to summer. Continue reading “4 Ways To Have A Body Positive (or Body Neutral) Summer”
I want to share with you one of my all-time favorite poems.
After you read this, I encourage you to ask yourself: Continue reading “Which Chapter Are You?”