An Ode to Unsolicited Advice

An Ode to Unsolicited Advice

Please not that this is a Journal entry *Aka a rant* There is a theme I have been seeing lately across a great deal of platforms including Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook and just about everything else and that is people’s tendency to think that other people, even people they do not know, have never met and [...]

10 Things I Learned When I Confronted my Relationship with Food

10 Things I Learned When I Confronted my Relationship with Food

It is no secret from the posts that I have made about Body Dysmorphia and fad dieting that my relationship, like so many's relationship, with food is a complicated one. We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with messages about food and how we should look. What is the next diet we [...]

The Constraining Box of Extreme Identity

The Constraining Box of Extreme Identity

There is something noticeable about extremes.  People that live in extremes (Extreme sports, extreme diets, extreme lifestyles, extreme political views, ect) seem to be the ones that always have something going for them or have some wonderful, awe-inspiring life.  It can make it hard to define your own identity when you feel so normal.   Of course [...]

Why Mandala?

Why Mandala?

I have been trying to meditate for years and I wish that I could say that I had mastered it.  But alas I have a very hard time stopping my mind from wandering to things that I shouldn't be. Thats why I actually find myself having an easier time finding that inner quiet when I'm [...]

Thoughts on Life

Thoughts on Life

One of the hardest things about being an adult and moving back in with your parents is that they will always treat you like a child.  Because you are their child.  And while you might not be 17 anymore, typically when an adult moves back in with their parents its because their life has been [...]