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.
Hi everyone! In honour of eating disorder awareness week, I recently posted on instagram sharing some coping strategies relevant to my own current stage of recovery - dealing with weight gain and body changes. Let me first clarify that it is not only completely okay, but also incredibly common, for gaining weight not to be a [...]
When was the last time you tried something for the first time? After living in Canada for 21 years, this weekend I finally had the chance to go skiing for the first time. Despite my initial reluctance - i.e. that I dislike the snow, winter and being cold - I had such a good time. [...]
Is the #SelfCare trend helping or hurting our ability to heal? If you're willing to invest in the "beauty work" be sure to invest in the dirty work as well, don't lose sight of the forest for the trees - take care of your whole self.
I know what it’s like to be in so much darkness that you can’t even comprehend navigating your way out - let alone accept that people are telling you you have to do it yourself. That’s why I’m here to remind you that the first step doesn’t have to be huge. Start small. I had [...]
Here's a strategy I've been trying to practice regularly in my recovery journey - "radical acceptance". Plot twist: It's really not as radical as it sounds. It might be hard to incorporate this into your daily routine, especially if you're a "worrier" like me, but the concept itself is fairly straightforward, and the more you [...]
This was a strange week for me. My mood and anxiety were kind of all over the place, which I think, from what I've pieced together, largely owes to a combination of poor sleep and school stress. After jumping back and forth between panic, dissociation, and fighting unfriendly urges, I reviewed my week with my [...]