You don’t have to be sicker to get help with mental illness

You don’t have to be sicker to get help with mental illness

Hi, I’m Anastasia. And in my lifetime, I’ve experienced: Anorexia Nervosa (recovered)⠀ Anxiety (managed)⠀ Major Depressive Disorder (managed)⠀ Self-Harm and suicidal ideation (recovered)⠀ And for a very very long time, I told NO ONE about what I was going...
When you let go of toxic people

When you let go of toxic people

When you learn how to spot body shaming behaviour, it’s empowering. Exhilarating. You feel armed with a new set of tools that will help you wake up, kick ass and repeat. The awesome thing: You start noticing it everywhere, and you can start to very carefully...
This is what diet culture feels like

This is what diet culture feels like

Diet culture. It’s suffocation. Do you have enough points left? Will it tip you over? How will you compensate? It’s being blinded to everything outside of size tags, calorie counts and numbers on the scale. Too much. Not enough. Slightly over. Just not...
How to open up in therapy

How to open up in therapy

First written for and published on Recovery Warriors. “What if I’m scared to open up in therapy? How do I talk about myself?” The above is one of the most common questions that my clients ask me before their first session, and the hesitation before...
20 easy ways to add some self-love to today

20 easy ways to add some self-love to today

Whether you’re just starting your self-love journey or a seasoned pro, sometimes we all need to remind ourselves of some basics and look for little ways to integrate them into our daily routine. Here are 20 easy ways to add some self-love to today: 1. Move your...