I Came Out As Non-Binary and Here is Why

I Came Out As Non-Binary and Here is Why June 10th, 2021 I grew up in a world centered around a binary in one form or another, like most of us. You are either a boy or girl. You either dress feminine or masculine – most likely coinciding with the gender identity you were given […]

My Bipolar II Disorder Is Not a Blessing or a Curse

My Bipolar II Disorder Is Not a Blessing or a Curse May 27th, 2021 Long before I was diagnosed with Bipolar II Disorder, I was constantly labeled as an “Old Soul”, a “Sensitive Soul”… Not that my diagnosis and these descriptors have a correlation, but it was something that I now look back on and […]

Somatic Experiencing and Social Media

Somatic Experiencing and Social Media March 3rd, 2021 I noticed my first unintentional, somatic experience with social media a few years ago after leaving an emotionally abusive relationship. Any time I would go on Instagram or Snapchat I would feel a pit in my stomach, my body temperature rise, and my face flush. I was […]

Why Trying So Hard Isn’t Working

Why Trying So Hard Isn’t Working I was always doing it. People pleasing and hyper-focusing on productivity to feel worthy of something. Anything. That insatiable drive to do more, be more, produce more was slowly eating away at my soul and sanity. I was unaware of the exhaustion that enveloped my brain, body, and soul. […]