dislike vs dread

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

learning to say no

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”

what everyone should know about eating disorders

Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

(TW Eating Disorders)   As you may know if you’ve read my blog, I suffer from an eating disorder (ED). I’ve never had formal psychiatric intervention to help me deal with it, and every day I find another aspect of my life that my eating disorder affects. Since this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week, my Registered Dietitian Kelsey wanted to work with me … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

The Busy Millennial’s Guide to Daily Self-Reflection

If you’ve ever talked to me for more than 5 seconds, you know that I’m big into self-reflection and self-awareness. However, in a world where we’re moving at top speed all day every day, having a moment to collect your thoughts may feel impossible. I mean, when your coffee is bought on an app and your pizza is ordered online, instant gratification is no longer … Continue reading The Busy Millennial’s Guide to Daily Self-Reflection

Trying to Be Healthy in a World With Stuffed-Crust Pizza

My partner knows better than anyone that if you want to see my eyes light up with a look of longing and affection, all you have to say is those beautiful, magical words: Stuffed. Crust. Pizza. As much as I love some buffalo chicken or olive pizza from my local pizza shop, sometimes you just want to feel full of grease and cheese and curl … Continue reading Trying to Be Healthy in a World With Stuffed-Crust Pizza