A lot of cognitive behavioral therapists will ask you to challenge unhelpful thoughts. If you feel like you’re an outsider or a burden, you should try to replace that thought with a different one. So, “No one really wants to hang out with me,” might become, “I know that a few, really cool people value […]
A friend and I were talking the other day about how on dates, she gets incredibly anxious. Her voice cracks. Her heart is races and her face gets red. She feels like she ends up talking about the weather or oversharing about her past relationship trauma and then she judges herself and the way she […]
It’s spring, and if you don’t want to see images of people with perfect bodies hiking amidst newly blooming flowers, jumping into the ocean and eating smoothie bowls, don’t look at the internet. Social media tells us that if we don’t have thinness, an ‘able’ body, tons of connection, vitality, and youth…what, why don’t we […]
It can be extremely painful when someone insults your body, intentionally or unintentionally, and it happens to many of us during the holidays. In this short post, I will describe some things to remember if you find yourself in this situation and a few ideas for setting boundaries. What to remember when someone insults […]
5 steps to help you stop beating yourself up when you’re stuck in the shame cycle.
Tips for overcoming political despair after the Roe V Wade Overturn.