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.

Mental Health · Personal · Recovery

Letting Go of Shame During Seasons of Feeling Like You Take More than You Give in Relationships

Let yourself be loved, dear ones; real friendships don’t have a scale. Here are some tips about letting go of that fear.

Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Grad School · Mental Health · My Creative Writing · Personal · Recovery · Religious

25 Intangibles I Want to Give Myself for My 25th Birthday

What I’ve hoped for and will continue to hope for this year are gifts to myself that are more far important than things.

Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Eating with Dietary Restrictions · Personal · Products · Recovery · Short-term/Acute Illness

Deliciously Living a Low-FODMAP Life to Reduce IBS Symptoms (Resources and Recipes Included!)

I began an IBS-specific diet recently and it’s actually been helpful. Here are some recipes and pieces of wisdom for you.