Posts tagged self care
What Domestic Violence Taught Me About the Importance of Self Care

“The most monumental bit of self-care: I had to learn to love myself. Prior to making that 911 call, if someone asked me if I loved myself, I would have said yes. But I didn’t, not truly. Someone that loves herself would not allow herself to be in near-constant emotional pain, sometimes physical pain, because of another person…”

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Evulving: How I Learned to Love My Vagina

“‘It has, like, a triangle thing poking out of it...’ I confided to my mum’s best friend, whom I was also very close to. Confused, she suggested I show her and immediately threw her head back and started laughing. ‘That’s your clit, you pleb!’ I left the situation both relieved that she seemed to know what it was but embarrassed that I didn’t…”

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Swapping the Scalpel For the Pen: Navigating My Way Through Anxiety at University

“Panic attacks are difficult, if not impossible to predict and stop. You think you feel fine, you’re enjoying yourself at a party for example, and just ever so slightly, something tilts a little askew and the angle of your perceived reality…”

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