I have cultivated an army of empowering thoughts in my brain. I can now look at myself in the mirror and see just a body. I have a say in what I say about this human being staring back at me. I say I am beautiful, brave, and strong.
Developing healthy habits when it comes to time management is very valuable in life. Not only does it help you get things done in a timely manner, it also keeps you from getting overwhelmed and stressed.
The easiest way to do this is by recognizing you are prone to falling back into these behaviors and by not letting little slips go unnoticed. You’ve come a long way, no matter where you are on your journey towards recovery.
My BED went untreated until I entered therapy at 23 years old. I spent eight months working through my disorder, and it was here that I was able to start the process of separating my binging episodes from feelings of failure.
The transition into becoming was not without pain and struggle. But seeing who I allowed myself to grow into, I do not regret a minute of it. Unconditional self-love is worth it all, and I am deeply in love with this Jenna.
Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine that has been practiced for centuries. The theory behind acupuncture is that illness, whether physical or mental, stems from a blockage or imbalance of energy in the body.
As I began to confront and understand my mental and physical signals, every session became a new discovery . These sensations became addicting and gave me the strength to push through each day, as I now had a release where I could empty myself of fear and fill up with peace.
This month’s topic is springing forward, and to me springing forward means leaving the past behind and getting on with my life. Spring is a time of awakening, of new life, and is the perfect time to move forward passed whatever is holding me back.
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