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Thinking Short-term vs. Thinking Long-term

TW Eating Disorder, Anxiety, Depression “All good things to those who wait.” – Mother Gothel in Tangled…and someone real, probably. My entire young life, I was the type to put off my happiness in favor of hard work. Get good grades in order to get into a good school. Get a good degree to get a good job. Eventually, you’ll have the time to be … Continue reading Thinking Short-term vs. Thinking Long-term

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COVID and My Relationship with Food

TW Eating Disorder As someone who struggles with disordered eating, I am constantly working on my relationship with food. When there are large changes to my routine, like working from home and starting a new job, they can change the way that I interact with food and therefore make me reevaluate my relationship with food. Ever since I started working with my dietitian Kelsey, I’ve … Continue reading COVID and My Relationship with Food

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Part 2: Dislike vs Dread

Last week, I talked about learning how to say “no” to things and how to discern what I should actually be saying “no” to. As I mentioned in that post, saying “no” is all about self-awareness and understanding your needs, your likes, your limits, and how you want to be treated. In order to really understand myself in this way, I’ve had to learn the … Continue reading Part 2: Dislike vs Dread

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Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

This post is part 1 of a 2-part series I wrote about learning how to manage and communicate my expectations of myself. I hope you enjoy and find it relatable! I’m sure you all are aware of the facet of the current mental-health movement centered around saying “no” when you don’t feel like you’re mentally able to handle something. Saying “no” isn’t always easy. There’s … Continue reading Part 1: Learning to Say “No”