What stories does your body want to tell? #4

There were days where the only thing I achieved while awake was breathing, one breath in front of another.

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What stories does your body want to tell? #2

I looked my physical best. I fit into everything beautifully. My hair was a perfect bob. But absolutely no other part of me was well.

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For the hard times

A list, to help carry you through for the next time when everything seems kind of bendy and warped and you wonder if you are lost.

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Self-care is world-care

Care is not something we can reserve for ourselves alone, nor give it exclusively to others. We need to preserve the integrity of the whole, and we are as much a part of the whole as everyone else.

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Finding the beauty after the darkness

10 steps for nourishing your heart, healing the body and strengthening the bare bones of your will after trauma.

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Is self-care selfish?

It got to a point that I could go nowhere else with this selfishness but to own it. I declared to myself that I would be ‘selfish’ for awhile, that ‘selfish’ was needed, that ‘selfish’ was okay.

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[Interview] Shannon Lagasse: On healing an eating disorder

“I wish everyone would see just how magnificent they really are.”

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Forgiveness: The best gift you can give yourself

You have to start by making the choice to reclaim your life.

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