Growing Pains

Sometimes people will say things that upset you. It’s OK to cry and feel your feelings…in fact, I recommend it.  If you want to turn that upset into something that empowers you, here are some tools for you: 1) What they said means nothing about you. It’s a reflection of how that person ... read more

Reflection

Making friends with my reflection is still a day by day process. We are trained to be critical so that we keep buying cosmetics. We are trained that loving yourself and how you look means you’re “full of yourself.” I took that to heart early on, and unlearning that doesn’t happen ... read more

Don’t Get too Hungry

One of my top recommendations for anyone recovering from bulimia, Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS), Anorexia or binge eating disorder, is NEVER let yourself get too hungry. Keep almonds or Quest Bars on hand. If you’re worried about being able to control portions, keep snacks around ... read more

Puppy Love

Whether you’re having a good day or bad, puppy kisses make everything better.  Animals are good for the soul. read more

Texas Girl

Texas has it’s issues, as most places do, but the thing I loved most about growing up there was how friendly people were.  Southern charm is really just politeness, consideration, and treating everyone the way you would treat a friend.  I think the world could use more of that.  You never know what ... read more

A Singular View

I used to wish I could see the world differently.  That I could stop thinking so much, and feeling so intensely.  That I could be just like everyone else seemed to be: normal.  I realize now that normal doesn’t really exist.  Embrace your experience.  It’s the only one you have, and I believe ... read more

Into the Light

There will be days when darkness tries to overtake you, and the choice of happiness seems completely impossible.  That’s OK.  Losing a battle doesn’t mean losing the war. read more