Are some days better than others in terms of your body image? Ever have those days where you just "feel fat"? Turns out, your body image issues aren't rooted in your actual appearance.
I’m not saying this simple mindful self-compassion practice is going to solve all your problems, but it can certainly help. My life isn't completely different, but it IS significantly better, owing to a lot of hard work, including working on practicing self-compassion.
Hi everyone! I know it's been a while since I last posted and bit longer since I shared the previous "Recovery Resources" (Emotional Awareness), so here we are with the next update in the series - Distress Tolerance. As I previously mentioned, these posts are primarily a way for me to reflect on the DBT skills [...]
Hi everyone! I know I haven't posted on here in a while but I have several updates in the works that I'll start sharing next week (I'm currently in the middle of final examinations and haven't had as much time to write). I just thought I would pop in to quickly share an activity I [...]
Too many of us struggle to achieve a body ideal that’s just not obtainable by humans. It’s time to redefine what’s good, healthy and attractive on our own terms, say writers (and sisters) Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. The Bikini Industrial Complex. That’s our name for the $100 billion cluster of businesses that profit by setting [...]
If you had told me "you can't heal what you can't feel" a few months ago, I probably would have smacked you.
It's crazy to believe how much things have changed over the past year. I'd like to think, that at the very least, I'm gradually gaining a clearer view of myself and hopefully even life in general.
We're all just broken people searching for ways to heal ourselves, or chasing the courage to believe we're worthy to try. - J.S.
A not-so-eloquent stream of conscious thought containing some ramblings about life, society, and lying on the couch.
There can be grace in not knowing and there is silent revolution in taking steps forward despite fear and self-doubt. It can be empowering to work on yourself and build fundamental trust in who you are so you can move beyond knowing that you will be by your own side. 9 things that represent healing for me.