An Open Letter to All the Girls With Scars

Before you quit reading and roll your eyes, hear me out. This is not a cry to love yourself and this is not a beg for you to just look on the brighter side of things. I am not talking at you or even to you but to myself. I am 7 months clean of self-harm. It was […]

The Bully Within: Stop Taking Crap from Yourself

No one likes a bully, but let’s take a step back and discuss a type of bullying that never gets talked about. Have you ever thought for a moment that maybe YOU bully you? Self-bullying is a demoralizing behavior that has to stop. It’s way easier to bully ourselves then to bully those that you […]

The “Perfect Body” Will Never Make You Happy

Obtaining the “perfect body” will never make you happy. I can say this because I used to believe it would. I really wanted it to make me happy and I fought for it with everything I had. I portioned my food and I lived in the gym. The scale became my friend and my enemy […]

Learning to Let Go: The Story of Embracing ALL of Who We Are

I remember the first day I looked at myself differently. My hair a disheveled mess, my glasses a bit too big for my face staring back at me in a smudged bathroom mirror. I knew this was as good as it was going to get. This was the face God had given me and for […]