After my suicide attempt and years of struggling with depression, I’ve found some pretty reliable ways to give myself a strong dose of self-love during my darkest moments.
Teachers and other educators may hold you to a standard that you don’t feel comfortable with— which can make your life more stressful. That’s why it is important to know what resources are available to you.
In my mind the current subconscious expectation for women is to be a side character in a male’s story, a supporting role.
I felt that mental illness was a blemish on my image, the equivalent of getting an F in school.
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.
After struggling with an eating disorder for years, I needed a gentle exercise that helped me strengthen my muscles and my mind.
Just a few days ago I headed to swim camp. I came sick and stressed from the past week. But going… read more
Growing up, I never thought I was gay. As a child, surrounded by the stories of Disney princesses and The… read more
When we put out a call for summer YM Bloggers, FIFTY (yep, 5-0) of you wanted to volunteer. Picking these… read more
While I’ve always been an “anxious” person, I never considered myself someone with anxiety until this past year. I was… read more