Waco Survivors 28 Years Later

From February 28, 1993 – April 19, 1993 the siege of a peaceful religious community called the Branch Davidians at Mount Carmel in Waco, Texas took place.  The siege was broadcasted, and the media demonized this nonviolent community in the viewer’s eyes for 51 days – until the siege ended in a massive fire andContinue reading “Waco Survivors 28 Years Later”

What to Know If You Were Also Triggered by the Death of DMX

On April 9, DMX — one of America’s most well-known and successful rappers — died of a heart attack brought on by a drug overdose. DMX’s history of addiction is well-documented, and as a fan of his who also has a history of substance abuse, I found myself rocked to the core by his death. I have foundContinue reading “What to Know If You Were Also Triggered by the Death of DMX”

The Recent Khloe Kardashian Situations Shows That Diet Culture Hurts Everyone

Recently, an unretouched photo of Khloe Kardashian was leaked and posted on social media against her consent . The photo depicts Kardashian relaxed, in a leopard print bikini, and without her hair or makeup done. The unretouched photo displays Kardashian in such a natural way that it is almost shocking in comparison to other depictions of herContinue reading “The Recent Khloe Kardashian Situations Shows That Diet Culture Hurts Everyone”

5 Tips for Comanaging IBS and an Eating Disorder

For as long as I can remember, I’ve dealt with extensive digestion and pain issues and I can’t remember a time when I didn’t feel constantly sick. This has led to me spending days in bed because I don’t feel well enough to get up. I’ve experienced widespread body pain for many years, which eventuallyContinue reading “5 Tips for Comanaging IBS and an Eating Disorder”

Why Calling Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder Manipulative is Harmful

As a professional in the mental health field, who also has Borderline Personality Disorder, I am frequently faced with the stigma surrounding the disorder, and I see firsthand how it affects those with BPD, their access to treatment, and their self-image.  Borderline Personality Disorder is one of the most stigmatized mental illnesses, and this hasContinue reading “Why Calling Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder Manipulative is Harmful”

Why Hyperfixation Feels Like a Toxic Part of My Mental Health Struggle

                Hyperfixation, commonly associated with ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – and autism, is an occurrence when an individual becomes fully engrossed with something, may it be a hobby, movie, book, person, etc.  Often, this hyperfixation affects the rest of the person’s life as they have a challenging time focusing on anything other thanContinue reading “Why Hyperfixation Feels Like a Toxic Part of My Mental Health Struggle”

NEW! Thriving with Borderline Personality Disorder Course

Are you a woman struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder? Are you unsure how to manage strong emotions and improve your relationships? Then you must check out my course! I am a mental health professional who has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, and I understand firsthand the stigma surrounding the illness and how difficult itContinue reading “NEW! Thriving with Borderline Personality Disorder Course”

Interview with Waco Survivor David Thibodeau

his week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Waco survivor and humanitarian, David Thibodeau! We discussed all things Waco, Black Lives Matter, social justice, and equality. David’s story and his humanitarian work are very inspiring, and I hope that you enjoy our interview as much as I did! To listen to the fullContinue reading “Interview with Waco Survivor David Thibodeau”

Interview: What Body Positivity Icon Lindley Ashline Wants You to Know About Your Self-Image

Recently, I had the pleasure to meet and work with a wonderful lady named Lindley Ashline who is the body-positive icon of my dreams. She is the owner and creator of The Body Love Box (a body-positive, LGBTQIA+ friendly and racially diverse subscription box) as well as a photographer who helps women feel secure and beautifulContinue reading “Interview: What Body Positivity Icon Lindley Ashline Wants You to Know About Your Self-Image”

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