Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Eating with Dietary Restrictions · Mental Health · Personal · Recovery

Living with Chronic Illnesses and Working Toward Body Positivity

Having good body image is difficult enough without chronic illnesses that make your body a somewhat out-of-control skin to live in.

Mental Health · My Creative Writing · Personal · Recovery · Social Justice

Showing Up for Sexual Assault Survivors (Not Just During Sexual Assault Awareness Month): Some Tips

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Do more than just wear teal. Here are some ideas.

Chronic Pain · Mental Health · Personal · Social Justice

How to Support Others During Uncertain Political Times: A Primer for People of All Political Parties

Want to help? Here’s what to learn: Why people are scared. How to show solidarity in words and deeds. Organizations to volunteer at or donate to.

Mental Health · My Creative Writing · Personal · Recovery · Religious · Social Justice

An Open Letter from a Survivor

I ask you to read this piece – each and every excruciatingly painful and hopeful word – and to consider how to stand with the survivors of sexual assault in your life or how to take care of yourself if you are a survivor yourself.