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A Quick Check-In With Myself

Is it just me or does anyone else feel like as soon as COVID-19 took over, the rest of your life slowly crumbled right beneath your feet? I’m still trying to remain positive during this time of uncertainty and find the “silver-linings” of each moment I am granted, but shits hard. I feel like I am constantly going back and forth between the battles going on in my physical life, as well as those persisting through my mental state.

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Self-Care Tips for Trying Times

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, […]

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Spring Cleaning My Mind

I just transferred to JMU this semester from Blue Ridge Community College. Last semester I was constantly anxious about getting into JMU, making good grades, and (ironically enough) not getting too anxious. I had to put in a lot of effort to raise my GPA to get into JMU. I didn’t do well my freshman […]

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Pt. 1: A Shimmy into Self-Care

Self-care.  It seems to have transformed into quite the buzzword these days.  We scream it at each other, at every one we know.  Well, at least, I find myself doing just that.  A little backstory- I have never been the type of person who enjoys physical activity or enacting self-control over any food particle within […]

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Post-Thanksgiving Angst: A Response to “5 Reasons To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder”

Thanksgiving break is over, and similar to hearmeroar12, I have spent the past week stuffing my face with the glorious and mouth-watering dishes of my family’s cooking. I too have never felt so freaking FAT, however, I’m trying this new thing called Not Giving A Shit About What Society Thinks Of My Weight. I am […]

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