wellness

Traps To Avoid On The Road to Eating Disorder Recovery (All Of Which I Have Fallen Into)

If you find yourself engaging in any of these, don’t add more guilt to your plate: it’s so, so normal for your brain to try and justify adopting Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   07.18.17   |   SHARE
Happy Birthday Beyond Before & After! (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp)

Suffering Is Not Success: What I’ve Learned In A Year Of Self-Care

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a fucked-up pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating chronicles health, weight- Read...
joni edelman   |   07.3.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
What can we do to care for our skin of all colors?

Skincare Is Self-Care! Protect Yourself From The Summer Sun With These Tips

When you are dealing with soaring temperatures and direct sunlight, your direct needs become very obvious and immediate: stay hydrated, protect your Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.23.17   |   SHARE
"If I’m being totally honest with you, I feel a burst of pride whenever someone tells me I look too put together to have been given this diagnosis."

What Not To Say When Someone Tells You About Their Personality Disorder

When someone denies my personality disorder, it makes the process of identifying and challenging the thoughts and behaviors that disorder causes even Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   06.21.17   |   SHARE
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Anxiety is serious business, but it doesn’t have to rule your life. Once you learn about it, you can take more control.

5 Ways To Stop Anxiety Attacks

Anxiety. I’ve lived with it for over thirty years now, Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.9.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Remember that therapy is just one small part of your overall mental (and physical, because that mind-body shit is serious business) wellbeing.

4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Therapy Appointment

This is your health we’re talking about, something often forgotten when it comes to treating that tricky organ hanging out between our ears. You Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   06.7.17   |   SHARE
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Admittedly a definite luxury, floatation tanks can force you to take a break in ways which you might not normally be able to.

Float On: Why A Floatation Tank Is The Ultimate Deep-Relaxation Tool

Few things make a body feel better than less things holding it back, be it physical, emotional, or gravitational. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.2.17   |   SHARE
Borderline personality disorder makes discerning when feelings are real and valid a constant struggle. The hardship is worth it.

It Is Possible To Recover From Borderline Personality Disorder

I love what it feels like when I dive into a cold pool on a hot day. I write dirty jokes on the internet. I follow four kitten accounts on Instagram Read...
Celia Finkelstein    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds