Self-Care Challenge: Surviving the Holidays

Self-Care Challenge: Surviving the Holidays

Hey Where I Stand, We all know that self-care can be super challenging, especially throughout the holiday season. This year we are running a self-care challenge. The purpose is to get all of us intentionally thinking (and doing) self-care acts each day through the holiday season. Below is a list of each day’s act f […]

To Love My Humanity….

To Love My Humanity….

By: Erin Casey, Where I Stand President and Founder There are a lot of things that I’m not good at. I’m not good at directions. I’m not good at fashion. I am not good at remembering people’s names. I’m terrible at parties (throwing them and going to them). I’m awful at cooking. See, I’m not […]

Facing the Holidays and Finding Hope

Facing the Holidays and Finding Hope

Facing the Holidays and Finding Hope By: Lizzie E, Guest Blogger and Advocate Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la al, la la lAHHH, AHHHH the holidays are coming!  The holidays can be a time of simultaneous joy and anxiety. Really think about it: what does this time of year mean for you? […]

Dear You, Let Me Be Me

Dear You, Let Me Be Me

Dear You, Let Me Be Me Written by: Lizzie E, Guest Blogger and Advocate I have recently experienced criticism about my career choice to pursue a Master’s in Social Work, with the ultimate goal of getting licensed and becoming a mental health therapist. I don’t know why my dream is considered “less than”; it may […]

Love, A Manifesto

Love, A Manifesto

By: Paige Frisone, Where I Stand blogger and Advocate I’m in love. With my therapists. Prior and present. Also, my coaches. My teachers. My bosses. My mother. I’m in therapy because I’m in love with a life that loves to say “no” to the kinds of love I love. I’ve been diagnosed with Borderline Personality […]

RELAPSE: A Horror Story!

RELAPSE: A Horror Story!

By: Emily Hannah, Where I Stand Blogger and Advocate October is one of my favorite months. I am attracted to all things macabre. With October come scary movies, haunted houses, ghost specials, and gothic literature moved to the front of bookstores- a social endorsement of my fascination. Plus, October is when I get to put […]

My Life as a Former “First Place” Anorexic

My Life as a Former “First Place” Anorexic

My Life as a Former “First Place” Anorexic: Why I Dropped Out of the Race By: Lizzie E., Blogger and Advocate In the world of eating disorder treatment, competition is paramount. And NOT competition to get well. Unfortunately, the kind of competition I’m referring to is a sick, twisted, who-can-be-the-worst kind of competition. Sadly, this reality […]