Tag: Eating Disorders

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

This literally just happened to me less than an hour ago. And now I’m sitting here writing, processing, and trying not to let my mind spiral out of control. I don’t want to have a panic attack. I don’t want to let this affect my […]

Understanding the Fight, Flight and Freeze Response in the Brain

Understanding the Fight, Flight and Freeze Response in the Brain

I’ve spent a lot of time this past year studying and learning about the brain; how the different parts communicate and work together. I’ve researched, read, and talked to doctors & health professionals to learn more about how the brain works and how it can take control for us in […]

Food Photography

Food Photography

As an artist and a designer in ED recovery, my interest in food has stemmed from a creative place I never knew existed in me. For as long as I can remember, food has been a turn off, so to find a way to connect with and enjoy […]

Exploring Ninth Street in Durham, North Carolina

9th Street in Durham, NC is a place so close to my heart.  I don’t get to visit it as often as I’d like, but I take every chance I can to.  I’ve recently had the opportunity to do some chalkboard art at The Rickhouse‘s 8-foot by 8-foot chalkboard (It’s AMAZING!!!!), so […]

Be Kind to Yourself

A couple weeks ago, I was having a heart-felt conversation with someone that led to me talking about my fears, self-doubt, and insecurities.  In that conversation, I was asked a question that continues to linger in my mind… “What would you say if someone was saying these same things […]

Collection for a Cause  |  The Be Free Collection

Collection for a Cause | The Be Free Collection

Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing, is the very thing that will set you free.   Embrace uncertainty. – Sometimes what you don’t want is exactly what you need.  Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you […]