Posts tagged body image

The Story of Skin, Part 3

If you missed the first two installments of this three-part series, it’ll make more sense to read everything in order. You can check out Part One here and Part Two here. By the time rosacea became an ‘issue’ for me, I was good and done with having skin problems, period. It was so unnerving, disappointing, and […]

The Story of Skin, Part 2

Did you miss the first installment of this series? You can read it here and then continue on below. Accutane “worked” while I was on it but then “stopped working” soon after I was finished taking it. It was a typical (albeit ultra-corrosive) band-aid solution to my skin problems, and while it helped me to […]

The Story of Skin

Skin. It’s such an intimate, personal part of ourselves, and yet it’s also so visible to others, speaking plainly (and oftentimes loudly) about things that we’d rather not share with just anyone: our diets, our sleeping habits, our feelings, our fitness, our cosmetic routines, and even our general success– or failure– at being a decent, […]

How To Get Unstuck: Moving Your Emotions with a Set-Up Statement

How To Get Unstuck: Moving Your Emotions with a Set-Up Statement

How many times have you felt something but didn’t want to feel that way? Have you ever felt anger but then tried to rationalize your anger away? I’m sure she didn’t mean it that way. I’m overreacting again. Have you ever felt ashamed but then swallowed that feeling, hoping it would never surface again, if […]

The Power of Negative Thinking

The Power of Negative Thinking

Are you familiar with affirmations? I’m assuming that you are, but in the unlikely event that you have been immune to a little something known as the Self Help Movement for the past three decades, affirmations are succinct statements that reflect positive conditions, qualities, and circumstances we wish to be true in our lives. They […]