Tag: mental wellness
Lessons Learned in Therapy: Reframing
For years, if I had a thought that I should wear sandals, I wore sandals. There was no in-between; just thought and action.
5 Things You Need to Know About Eating Disorders
It’s an odd reality, raising awareness about something I wish didn’t exist. But I am passionate about mental health for a reason, so I’m sharing five essential facts about eating disorders that I wish people knew.
Why Your Messy Middle Moments Matter
you’re here and you are loved. That means that you and I are living testaments to God’s faithfulness in the middle (1 John 5:10).
Why Is She Smiling?
A poem about self-hatred vs. self compassion.
Lessons Learned in Therapy: “Food Has No Moral Value”
We need phrases like, “food has no moral value.” Why? Because we live in a world that says food is “good” or “bad.”
Holidays and Eating Disorders: A Message for Loved Ones
If you are struggling with an eating disorder, this letter might be a helpful piece to share with those you love. Please know that you aren’t alone. If your need is urgent, please call the toll-free, confidential NEDA Helpline, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 1.800.931.2237. Well…
I didn’t merely see weakness in myself. I also recognized the glimmering logo of humanity: freshly-fallen tears. And tears meant I was alive
5 of the Best Trail Runs Near Indianapolis
Indy has plenty of hidden gems for trail runners. Let me share my top five recommendations.
The Best Compliments That Aren’t Body-Focused
I find it much more encouraging to be affirmed in my values than in the way I look.
In Recovery (a poem)
I am In the textures of trying— the ruts, cracks, rocks, vistas. They keep getting harder. More powerful. More determined. So do I.