Food & Drink · Mental Health

The little acts of self-care that make all the difference

[GIFED] The act of self-care has become a popular subject in recent months on social media, and also a contested one. Sometimes the internet paints self-care as lazy days in PJs or pampering yourself with a new facemask and bath bomb. Both are acts of self-care, however, self-care isn’t always soothing or relaxing, which is… Continue reading The little acts of self-care that make all the difference

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What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder

Earlier this year, YouTuber Eugenia Cooney took a social media break and sought help for her eating disorder. I was so relieved, and other’s were too. A picture was posted on Instagram of her new haircut, and Twitter exploded. The picture was shared everywhere as well as before & after comparisons, and comments about how… Continue reading What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder

Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: From Stressed to Blessed

[GIFTED] I was delighted to have been gifted a copy of From Stressed to Blessed: Overcoming Anxiety and Low Mood with Minor Lifestyle Changes by Anne Cross. The concept of the book is about how making small changes to our diet can help lift low, mood, anxiety, depression, and other struggles. This book was made… Continue reading Book Review: From Stressed to Blessed

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Eating Disorder Attacks

I don’t know if anyone has ever described something like this before, a lot of people with eating disorders talk about their “eating disorder voice” telling them what they can/can’t eat. I experience that too, but I would describe this as an eating disorder attack. Warning: Eating Disorders will be discussed in this post, if… Continue reading Eating Disorder Attacks

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Surviving Christmas with an Eating Disorder

Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year and the abundance of food everywhere actually verges on gluttony, but for anyone suffering from an eating disorder it’s a time of high stress. In fact, holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving (if you celebrate that), and Easter are actually scary and are something someone with… Continue reading Surviving Christmas with an Eating Disorder

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How I mind my mental health

Warning: This post discusses depression, anxiety, and self-harm Here’s how I keep my mental health in check: Eat well & stay active: As I said before, incorporating healthier foods into my diet and keeping active was the best thing I have ever done for my mental health. I’ve had my down patches since this change… Continue reading How I mind my mental health