The Real World: A True Story About Mental Illness

The first time I suffered a bout of depression, I was 10 years old. I didn’t put a diagnostic name to this insidious condition until I was well into my 20s. In fact, I considered the feelings associated with these

The Real World: A True Story About Mental Illness

The first time I suffered a bout of depression, I was 10 years old. I didn’t put a diagnostic name to this insidious condition until I was well into my 20s. In fact, I considered the feelings associated with these

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Exercise As Beneficial Nothingness

So, lots of life changes lately, but today I wanna focus on the one I’ve been missing out on for my whole life. The gym. Granted, I used to play lots of sports from childhood through high school. Even then,

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Exercise As Beneficial Nothingness

So, lots of life changes lately, but today I wanna focus on the one I’ve been missing out on for my whole life. The gym. Granted, I used to play lots of sports from childhood through high school. Even then,

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Self Love Day 6 Putting My Favorite Feature Forward

Maybe I don’t like my whole self everyday but no matter what, my eyes always give me love for myself.

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Self Love Day 6 Putting My Favorite Feature Forward

Maybe I don’t like my whole self everyday but no matter what, my eyes always give me love for myself.

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Self Love Day 5:21 Out in Front

Day 5 and I am finally getting comfortable putting myself out in front. I used to be scared of being in front of the camera and used my favorite catch phrase of a photographer- I enjoy being behind the camera,

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Self Love Day 5:21 Out in Front

Day 5 and I am finally getting comfortable putting myself out in front. I used to be scared of being in front of the camera and used my favorite catch phrase of a photographer- I enjoy being behind the camera,

The Blessings and Curse of Being a Big Sister

The oldest of three girls, I have never allowed my parents to take full responsibility for raising them. I was a mother hen since the age of 5 when my first little sister was born. My parents were young, so

The Blessings and Curse of Being a Big Sister

The oldest of three girls, I have never allowed my parents to take full responsibility for raising them. I was a mother hen since the age of 5 when my first little sister was born. My parents were young, so

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Self Love 4:21 Don’t Call Me Beautiful

Don’t call me beautiful because my “womanhood doesn’t constantly need validation based on my appearance.” … “There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be beautiful as long as you don’t allow society’s definitions to overwhelm you or make you doubt yourself.”

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Self Love 4:21 Don’t Call Me Beautiful

Don’t call me beautiful because my “womanhood doesn’t constantly need validation based on my appearance.” … “There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be beautiful as long as you don’t allow society’s definitions to overwhelm you or make you doubt yourself.”

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Self Love 3:21 Me Before You

Me before you was inspired by a random book cover I saw on the bus. I have no idea what it’s about but it’s definitely a mantra I need to practice. When we start putting others needs ahead of ourselves,

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Self Love 3:21 Me Before You

Me before you was inspired by a random book cover I saw on the bus. I have no idea what it’s about but it’s definitely a mantra I need to practice. When we start putting others needs ahead of ourselves,