Winter Olympics: Athletes & Mental Health
February 3, 2022
The 2022 Winter Olympics have become an unexpected front in the global conversation about mental health, and specifically the mental health of Olympic athletes. It’s a continuation of a conversa...
Journaling as an Act of Self-Care
December 28, 2021
While it’s probably buried in a landfill somewhere after a number of big moves over the years, one of my 10-year-old self’s most treasured possessions was, hands down, my tomato-red journal with a hea...
Domestic Violence Series: How Recovery Works
December 8, 2021
Breaking free from domestic violence — from an abusive, controlling, self-esteem-killing relationship — is one of the most heroic acts of self-care an abuse victim can take. Why? Because it requires c...
Domestic Violence Series: Why Women Stay
November 8, 2021
As a culture, we tend to arrive at broad assumptions about complicated issues like domestic violence with beliefs that are fairly black or white. We like them to fall in one of two categories with ver...
Domestic Violence Series: Defining the Crisis
October 14, 2021
What happens when a culture becomes comfortably numb and passively accepting of what we feel is unchangeable? Be the change you wish to see in the world sounds great and hopeful. But when the need for...
Trigger Warnings: Do They Help or Harm?
September 13, 2021
In addition to feeling overwhelmed and distressed, triggers often inhibit our ability to remain fully present in the moment. As people are beginning to open up more about their mental health struggles...