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

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

the top five best mental health apps

If we already have our phones glued to our hands, why not put them toward bettering our mental health? Rarely does the correlation receive the […] 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

finding positive summer body image

What a relief to finally be experiencing sunshine and warm weather. Winter is so last season. The long winter has left me especially appreciative of spring and summer, but […] Read More

how do we wield the power of prayer?

I have had my doubts and hesitations in the past. I’ve had dry spells where I would spend every day spiritually alone, not remembering or […] Read More

how to accept and welcome change

Change happens just outside your comfort zone. This simple phrase has acted as my mantra for many years, since first walking into middle school (a […] Read More

wake up, weight watchers

We’re slacking on the people that need the most support. And these people are Weight Watchers’ newest target market. Teens 13-17 years old have become […] Read More

detox from dieting culture

Without fail, the most common resolution to make January 1 is “getting healthier.” Which, for most people, means diving into the vast ocean of dieting […] Read More