Category: awareness

The Distorted Mirror | Body Dysmorphia 

One morning, my roommate attempted to compliment me about how thin and healthy I was looking.  To which I proceeded to laugh / scoff, quite rudely…  I didn’t intend to do so, it was the first reaction that I had and I couldn’t hold…

Me Too | The Unfortunate Truth

I am equally saddened by the fact that this has to be a conversation as I am ecstatic that it’s FINALLY happening… And though sharing my stories so publicly is up there with some of the most terrifying experiences I’ve ever had, I think…

Compassion’s Truest Form

For me, compassion is being able to recognize the hurt in another, accepting that your reaction to their pain can either help them heal or create further pain, and consciously choosing the path of healing – instead of perpetuating the cycle of sadness and…

Spider Medicine: Weaving Webs

What is it that makes us human?  What would a natural human being, left to his/her own learning processes and habits with no societal influences, truly be like.  A human not taught from a young age that one must ‘act their age’, ‘fit in’…