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”

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”

5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19

See the resources at the end of this article if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, homicidal thoughts, self-harm, or abuse. Help is only a call or text away. ❤ I have dealt with the effects of Borderline Personality Disorder for the majority of my life, and I am finding my symptomsContinue reading “5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19”

3 Sources of Body Positivity If Self-Isolation Fat Shaming Is Affecting You

Body positivity is so important, especially now more than ever. With the current pandemic and isolation protocols across the globe, there have been a plethora of memes popping up on the internet “poking fun” at fat bodies, and advising individuals to make sure that they don’t “let themselves go” or “get fat” while in isolationContinue reading “3 Sources of Body Positivity If Self-Isolation Fat Shaming Is Affecting You”

Update: I am Symptomatic for Covid-19

HAPPY MONDAY, EVERYONE! I really hope that all of you are doing okay and are staying healthy. Over the weekend, I became symptomatic for covid-19, and I have been in isolation to try and protect others.  This has become an even scarier time for me, and I know how hard it must be on allContinue reading “Update: I am Symptomatic for Covid-19”

5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Hello, Everyone, I know that you are probably being bogged down with articles about the Coronavirus pandemic in one way or another, but I wanted to reach out and provide you with some of my personal help if you are struggling with mental illness during this time. I am currently being quarantined at home, andContinue reading “5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic”

Subscription Review: The Body Love Box – March 2020

HAPPY THURSDAY, EVERYONE! I am super excited to share with you a subscription box that I am just IN LOVE with!  This box is called The Body Love Box and it is all about body positivity and size inclusivity.  I am a huge advocate for body inclusivity and fighting weight stigma, so I found this box to be anContinue reading “Subscription Review: The Body Love Box – March 2020”

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