If you’ve read my blog before, then you know I talk a whole lot about Intuitive Eating (IE) and Health at Every Size (HAES). Maybe you’ve been introduced to these topics before and put them into practice every day, maybe you’ve only read about them on my blog, or maybe you’ve never heard of them before and just happened to find this post! Wherever you’re at, welcome- I’m so glad you found this blog post (it’s a good one 🙂 )! Read More
Have you guys ever seen the show, “I didn’t know I was pregnant” on TLC? Have you ever wondered “how in the heck did that person not know they were pregnant until the baby popped out?!” I have too. But as strange of a comparison as it is to make, that’s how I felt about my eating disorder (ED).
Music is a powerful thing. It’s gotten me through some of the best and worst times of my life. Whether I’ve felt happy, sad, joyful confused, excited, angry, or anything in between, music has been there for me- making the most profound impact on my life. To me, it doesn’t matter what genre of music it is- I love it all (except screamo…my ears can’t take that haha). I love the feeling I get when I connect to a song. Read More
It’s the holiday season, which means you’re probably being inundated with “gift guides” from all across the internet, but have you ever noticed that gift guides are for everyone in your life…except you? I have good news, this is not a gift guide for other people, this is a gift guide for you! Although I love this time of year and love giving gifts even more, I don’t think we ever really stop and think about the gifts we should give ourselves. Read More
Let’s talk about social media. It can be both a blessing and a curse, both good and evil, and both positive and negative.
In this day and age we spend as much time, if not more time, on social media than we do with actual people. I’m not going to lie, as both a millennial and a full-time social media professional I spend a huge chunk of my time scrolling through social media feeds. I’ll see things that will make me laugh, learn, and smile, but I’ll also run into things that make me upset or trigger my eating disorder (ED) thoughts to surface. When this happens, I’ve had to learn how to deal with it and, for me, that means unfollowing or deleting people I follow.Read More
I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve been in therapy for the majority of my life. Because of that, I’ve experienced my fair share of mental health professionals and have picked up some tips and tricks on how to find the best professional for me! I understand that talking about mental health is very taboo in our society, but I would like to break down that barrier and start important conversations like this one. I’ve experienced the frantic panic of not knowing where to begin when it comes to searching for a mental health professional, so I’ve put together these 6 tips to make the process less stressful for you! Read More
Stop right there! Have you read my about me page yet? If not, I suggest checking that out first so you can get a little background about who I am before diving into this post.
I went back and forth with what I wanted to write my first official blog post about, but I finally decided on this one. I’m not going to lie, I felt like I was writing an online dating profile of sorts when I outlined and drafted this post. So that’s what I went with as I wrote it, I acted as if I was writing a dating profile for you, my readers. I’ve summarized the 3 things I think you need to know if we’re going to make this whole blog writer and blog reader relationship work. So let’s get into it- Read More