Growing up I never understood why I felt different. Now, as a teacher at a high school, I see students like me every day. While in high school, I was a three sport athlete, involved in multiple clubs, and even made prom court. I had a large group of close knit friends that I had […]
When we think about love and how it connects to our personal well-being, there are strong indicators that suggest it is better to love than to not love.
I have struggled with food and weight for longer than I could remember. I always wanted dessert and lots of it! I was constantly overeating and I was moody, sad and displayed symptoms of depression. Eventually, I gave up and stopped caring about my health. I always wished I could just eat whatever I want […]
Do you know a teenage girl who is suffering from low self-esteem? Unfortunately, it’s pretty common. Around 85% of people don’t feel very positive about themselves. And since the advent of social media, this number might just be on the rise – especially for teenage girls. In fact, not only is low self-esteem a problem, […]
Find out what it means to you. In the spirit of love, last month we posted an article called, Love Actually. The short piece discussed the various kinds of love, and the importance of self-love. Yet, if you or someone you care about struggles with depression, anxiety or another mental illness, you know that self-love […]