• Mental Illness Define You
  • Clear Mind Find Strength
  • Supportive Community
  • Setbacks vs Comebacks – AV
  • Coming Out
  • Meet the New YM

Real Talk About Male Privilege and Body Image

In my mind the current subconscious expectation for women is to be a side character in a male’s story, a supporting role.

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Mental Illness Doesn’t Define Me

I felt that mental illness was a blemish on my image, the equivalent of getting an F in school.

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After an Attempt: How to Find a Recovery Community Where You Belong

It is difficult to even put into words the affect that a supportive, compassionate community can have on esteem, identity, and recovery. These tips may help you find yours.

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How Yoga Helped Me Clear My Mind and Gain My Strength

After struggling with an eating disorder for years, I needed a gentle exercise that helped me strengthen my muscles and my mind.

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Setbacks vs. Comebacks

Just a few days ago I headed to swim camp. I came sick and stressed from the past week. But going… read more

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Coming Out: Because There’s Not One “Right” Way, Just What’s Right for You

Growing up, I never thought I was gay. As a child, surrounded by the stories of Disney princesses and The… read more

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Welcome the New You Matter Bloggers!

When we put out a call for summer YM Bloggers, FIFTY (yep, 5-0) of you wanted to volunteer. Picking these… read more

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Anxiety, I’m Leaving You Behind

While I’ve always been an “anxious” person, I never considered myself someone with anxiety until this past year. I was… read more

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We all have those days when it’s hard to get out of bed – Those days when we feel like… read more

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Using Social Media to Save a Life: How You Can Help Someone Get the Help They Need Immediately

The internet can be an amazing resource; it is full of endless information. One can use the internet to learn… read more

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