August 2018 - My Mind My Body

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Month: August 2018

Body Image Group

Body Image Group

I started a body image group for high school girls because I knew there was a need based on my own experience as a teenager and just by hearing things being said in the hallways and on social media. For one of our activities, the girls wrote an apology letter to their bodies. Read about this in “Supporting a Younger Generation“!

Purging My Closet

Purging My Closet

Yesterday, I purged my closet. Over the last year, I donated a few pieces of clothing here and there, but this big purge was something I knew I had to face at some point. My dresses, skirts, and tops have always been quite forgiving, but I had put off trying on my pants and shorts for a long time. Because of my insecurity about the current amount of padding on my stomach, I knew that going through them would be something to tackle only when I was mentally ready. Well, I decided that yesterday was that day. Knowing that I had to try on every single pair of pants and shorts didn’t fill me with dread, but I wasn’t exactly anxiety-free.

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