“I dare you to move”

This post talks about self-injury Yesterday, March 1st, was self-injury awareness day. And the month of March is self-injury awareness month.I scoured my past blog posts and I couldn't find a post talking solely about self-injury. I have covered body image and eating disorders because they are easier topics to write about since the struggle … Continue reading “I dare you to move”

This Holiday Season it’s Okay to Not be Okay

We are in the midst of the holiday season. Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are upon us and you may be feeling stressed or sad or annoyed by all the holiday decor. Maybe you're tired of the messaging and articles that say, "Don't gain that holiday weight!," which you know will soon be followed by, "Get … Continue reading This Holiday Season it’s Okay to Not be Okay

Being Present in the Pain

When I was younger, I always wanted to be someone else. Younger me did not understand that her beliefs and thoughts about herself were holding her back from her true potential. Now that I'm older I understand that what we tell our selves, what we believe to be true, is the one thing that truly … Continue reading Being Present in the Pain

Love Yourself First

I follow Dr. Joshua Wolrich on Instagram. His posts mainly center around calling out diet culture and wanting us to improve our relationship with food.The other day one of his post/captions said something along the lines of "improve your relationship with food before you try to lose weight." My initial reaction was one of, "I … Continue reading Love Yourself First