Improving My Relationship with My Body

(TW Eating Disorder) As I’m sure anyone with a history of disordered eating can attest, pretty much every moment where food or my body is on my mind at all is a struggle. There’s a constant stream of worry and self-hatred. On the rare occasions that I look in the mirror and don’t absolutely loathe myself, I start searching for imperfections. Hating my body is … Continue reading Improving My Relationship with My Body

Learning to Not Be Goal-Obsessed

We’re constantly bombarded by the message that we need to have goals. We need to strive for success or we’re stagnating. Nothing good comes from staying in your comfort zone. Those who have big dreams are those who change the world, after all, and don’t you want to change the world? Especially in a world where everyone has social media and we all have a … Continue reading Learning to Not Be Goal-Obsessed

Breaking Up with My Therapist

We’ve all been through breakups before. The hurt feelings, the tubs of ice cream, the big, gaping hole in your life and social calendar. Plenty of sitcoms and movies had prepared me for breakups between romantic partners, maybe even between friends. But nothing I’ve ever experienced has prepared me for my breakup with my therapist. My office is moving to a building farther away from … Continue reading Breaking Up with My Therapist

Becoming Type B

As is well documented on this blog (as well as on my credit card statements…), I have fairly recently become a regular yoga practitioner. As someone who is inflexible, yoga is beneficial for me because it helps me to stretch out my muscles and slowly gain some flexibility. As an exercise, yoga is great because after a long day of basically doing nothing but sitting … Continue reading Becoming Type B

Coming out of a Depressive Episode

(TW Depression) Coming out of a depressive episode is so weird. For me, anyway. Back when I was in the midst of a depressive episode, making plans was daunting and I usually made them hoping that they would just fall through and I could stay in the comfort of my own home. Leaving the house was always a crapshoot because sometimes I would be fine … Continue reading Coming out of a Depressive Episode