How to have a phobia

Wake up one day and realise that you've always been terrified that everyone is going to throw up on you. Wonder where on earth this has come from and try and look back on when this started but realise you've felt this way for as long as you can remember. Try and think of a [...]

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Why do I hate my body?

No seriously. Why do I? Why do I hate my body? I don't understand. I just don't get why I look at myself in the mirror and hate what I see looking back. I don't understand how I can be so smart and intellectual and how I can be so many things, so many amazing [...]

How to succeed at failure

My therapist asked me a question tonight that really got me thinking. I had a bad day today so my usual meltdown mode had set in when I blurted out at 60 miles an hour the story of my day before I had even sat down. She looked at me with wide eyes, waiting for [...]

Take a moment

"I know it's hard. Believe me. I know it feels like tomorrow will never come and today will be the most difficult day to get through. But I swear you will get through. The hurt will pass as it always does. If you give it and let it go. So let it go. Slowly. Like [...]

Ways to feel beautiful

"Deep down, everyone wants to believe they can be hardcore. But being hardcore isn’t just about being tough – it’s about acceptance. Sometimes you have to give yourself permission to not be hardcore for once. You don’t have to be tough every minute of every day. It’s okay to let down your guard. In fact, [...]