Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Grad School · Mental Health · Personal · Recovery

A Letter from an Alum to Current Students

A few years ago, I was asked to give advice to current high schoolers at my alma mater. I shared how much I’d changed.

Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Mental Health · Personal · Recovery · Short-term/Acute Illness

A Moment of Learning to Live (Visibly and Differently) with Less Shame

I was tired of saying goodbye to help and hello to societal expectations that give me unnecessary pain – so I stopped.

Mental Health · Recovery · Short-term/Acute Illness

Guest Piece: What Stresses You Out? 4 Self-Care Strategies for Modern Day Worries

We typically stress about four things—our country’s future, money, work, and politics. This is where self-care comes into action.