I’ll be listing out my favorite methods of self-care to remind you all to follow suit, give you new ideas, or even just provide a space for suggestions of your own!Read More Mindful without a Full Mind
While therapy and medications are baselines for many people with mental health struggles, adopting an ESA can supplement recovery in joyful, sustainable ways.Read More A Tail of EmPAWerment: Dedicated to My Emotional Support Dog
We’re only a week away from the seasons officially changing. Spring is coming and the sun’s energy and warmth is finally pushing through. With this change it feels like I’m being dragged out of that deep, dark tunnel I’ve unfortunately had to dwell in these past few months. This tunnel is figurative of course. […]Read More The Sun Will Set Only to Rise Again: Battling Seasonal Affective Disorder
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 […]Read More Spring Cleaning My Mind
So here I am, acknowledging that I am not okay, and accepting that it is okay to not be okay.Read More An Ode to Feelings, Both Good and Bad.
Wonder why no one is laughing at your jokes? Why no one sits with you at lunch or stands near you on public transit? You’ve tried every shampoo and deodorant from the local supermarket to the expensive ones on Amazon.com, yet people still flee as if you smell like garbage. But maybe it’s not your stench – […]Read More Am I an Ableist? 5 Ways to Stop Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth
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 […]Read More Pt. 1: A Shimmy into Self-Care