Taking time for yourself is one of the most important things you can do. I've learned that the hard way.
I've written a couple essays on the topic of eating disorders and my path toward recovery. Please read them. I hope they give you a glimpse into one person's journey toward living well and loving themself.
- Why I Post Photos Of My Food On Instagram - Part of my compulsion, in addition to many other controlling habits, was to catalog my meals on Instagram. Think twice before judging someone's content.
- What it's like to have an eating disorder, according to me - Everyone's story is different, but here's a peek into my brain.
Talking about problems helps me confront them. It kind of takes away their power. That's why I try to be as honest as possible, especially on social media but also in actual conversations, about any issues I'm feeling out.
- Headspace - a meditation app that reminds you to find a little quiet time in your days.
- Talkspace - an app that connects you with licensed therapists who specialize in your problems. Open up!