how to survive as an indecisive decision-maker

Find the word “indecisive” in the dictionary, and my name’s likely there. I am quite an indecisive person in a world requiring constant decisions. As […] Read More

the bathroom scale: weighing my progress

There’s a scale in my bathroom. On the floor, idly waiting for the next customer to take that fateful step. A numbered dial, a red […] Read More

REAL tips for a mentally ill teacher

Health education has greatly improved since my time in school. Rather than just focusing on the human anatomy and nutrition, we’re beginning to expose students […] Read More

blossom against low self-esteem

Sometimes it feels like there is no worse quality in the world than a low self-esteem. For as much harm as other people in the […] Read More

what I learned in “thirty days of confidence”

I set a challenge for myself. How the words ring in your ears, hearing “self-improvement” and “goal-setting.” Or the Buzzfeed-worthy declaration of a “thirty-day challenge.” […] Read More

your self-worth in numbers: why YOU matter.

The ingrained fixation on numbers is a hard pill to swallow. On a daily basis, I’m not as number-hungry (pun intended) as I used to […] Read More

eating disorder recovery and body positivity when bloated

We’ve all been there: after enjoying a big meal, your body takes on an expanded persona. Everything feels swelled up. All you want to do […] Read More

growing beyond conditional self-love

Promoting self-love and body positivity in of itself is an honorable movement with a great message. It’s all about accepting your beautiful, healthy self as […] Read More

I’ve gained weight: accepting physical eating disorder recovery

If eating disordered thoughts trigger you, today’s post isn’t for you. But if you’re willing to understand my muddled, racing thoughts, stick around. As the […] Read More