It Has Nothing to do With What You Look Like

I have come to the conclusion that three things matter: Living a life that is authentic to your values. Speaking your truth. Helping others achieve their highest and best. When all is said and done, this is what our lives boil down to. We can either choose to live a life that isn’t authentic to…

Stop Demonizing Social Media and Start Harnessing it

Being in the self-acceptance and wellnessΒ community means that I’m exposed to a lot of anti-social media rhetoric. We’ve all heard the admonishments of social media: it distracts you from the present, it promotes an unattainable ideal, it forces self-worth to rely on external (and, objectively, arbitrary) praise. Over the past few years especially, we’ve watched…

Busy Is a Privilege

I was under the impression that the last few months of my senior year would be a breeze. I was wrong. Turns out, the months leading up to graduation consist of a multitude of obligations, such as testing and college visiting and and study sessions and photos and dances. And outside of school, I’m being…