alicenstar: fat-feminist: mommacrunch: chroniclesofsuperbaby: farrahtales: [TW: EATING DISORDERS] “It Ain’t Skinny They Hate” - a slam poem about thin privilege (this is my first time so I’m sorry if it’s terrible) (also I know over-apologizing is somewhat of a turn off) (but shh I’m Canadian it’s in my nature) Every now and then I get told to “Eat a sandwich!” “Where’s your meat?”...
A Fine Mess: 21 Tips to Keep Your Shit Together... →
rosalindrobertson: A while ago, I penned a fairly angry response to something circulating on the internet – the 21 Habits of Happy People. It pissed me off beyond belief, that there was an inference that if you weren’t Happy, you simply weren’t doing the right things. I’ve had depression…
leggomego: friendly reminder that your stomach is not supposed to be totally flat because it is home to some of your vital organs and you are a woman so you carry fat there and it doesn’t make you any less sexy and if anyone makes you feel otherwise you should throw up on them
not everyone with an eating disorder: is skinny
not everyone with an eating disorder: goes to hospital
not everyone with an eating disorder: gets diagnosed
not everyone with an eating disorder: is anorexic
not everyone with an eating disorder: goes to therapy
not everyone with an eating disorder: exercises
not everyone with an eating disorder: makes themselves sick
not everyone with an eating disorder: doesn't eat
not everyone with an eating disorder: calorie counts
not everyone with an eating disorder: only eats healthy foods
not everyone with an eating disorder: has fear foods
not everyone with an eating disorder: want to lose weight
not everyone with an eating disorder: is obsessed with being skinny
not everyone with an eating disorder: cries infront of food
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and they will come...– Sigmund Freud (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
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mereperf: transbear: horrorpeach: crankyskirt: IMAlive is a live online network that uses instant messaging to respond to people in crisis. People need a safe place to go during moments of crisis and intense emotional pain. https://www.imalive.org/ Holy shit this is brilliant AMAZING. BOOST IT.
give me time. and a crayon.: DO IT NOW: Fairly... →
sameatschildren: Hi guys I’m obsessed with this shit lately because I don’t want anyone to have unhappy, unsupported boobs like I did. Even if you think your boobs and bras are fine, try it. It will make a big difference in comfort, support, and shape, even if you have small boobs or big…
little-uno: thatstoomainstream: It’s weird how in animals seeing ribs/collar&hip bones is considered sick or even abusive, but in people that’s considered beautiful. This may have just changed my life.
Picture yourself when you were five. In fact, dig out a photo of little you at...– Kris Carr (via sincerely-elaine) Very important advice. (via wheeliewifee) Of course this is applicable to all genders! Everyone can benefit from treating themselves with the love, patience, and attention which they would give a child. (via stophatingyourbody)
Between this and Silver Linings Playbook, it’s been an unstoppable year for...– Girls Maturity Level Threat Watch: Season Finale (via synecdoche) Now, I don’t watch girls, but as someone who suffers mental illness, I didn’t think that Silver Linings Playbook totally romanticized it. Bradley Cooper’s character emphasized that it was WORK, and there’s no...
COUNSELLING BLOG: Tips for Coping with Panic... →
onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. Recogize that panic attacks are transitory, and will pass eventually. Although they feel terrifying at the time, they are not dangerous. Also, they are not a sign that you are going crazy, or are about to die. 2. Try and take comfort in the fact that you are not alone in suffering from…
Boys.Burritos.Bombs.: (TW: eating disorders, TW:... →
datingdisastersofaqueergirl: We are hard to love. We know this because we have been told so, over and over again, by our parents and friends and fumbling middle school boyfriends, our swim coaches and every lover we’ve ever had. We’ve been told so by you. Sometimes we’re told explicitly, in words we can scarcely believe are…
Psychology Blog (Neurolove/psych-facts): When... →
redkiteslongnights: onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. Remind yourself that thoughts and feelings aren’t facts. Often we think extreme and negative things – which are not completely true in reality. Try to get perspective and to be more balanced – and try to counteract accusing, negative thoughts. 2. Be patient,… (Needed to see this one. Having a hard day.)
Be kind to yourself. Stop telling yourself that whatever you are struggling with...– How to keep moving forward, even when your brain hates you. (via moribond)