My Thoughts on “Bikini Body” Season

My Thoughts on “Bikini Body” Season

Written by Kristy Cloetingh, Blogger & Advocate Where I live in New York City, summer is quickly approaching. It seems like Mother Nature decided to completely bypass spring and jump right from 40 degrees to 80 overnight. I’m personally thrilled about this. Although I love snow and went to school in Indiana (lake effect snow […]

How Change Changed Me

How Change Changed Me

Written by Lizzie Elsberg, Blogger & Advocate I don’t know many people who truly like change…I know I certainly do not. Unfortunately (or fortunately), change is an inevitable part of life – we will all experience it at some point, in big or small ways, and it will probably be overwhelmingly scary. Sometimes we may […]

The Day I Decided to Live

The Day I Decided to Live

Written by Megan Saunders, Blogger & Advocate On the day before I decided to take my life, you may have been the person sitting next to me in my favorite coffee shop, or the person smiling at me as I passed you on the sidewalk with my spirited terrier. You may have seen the backpack […]

Without You

Without You

Written by Charlotte Sandy, Blogger & Advocate This month, it will be five years without you. Five years of moving through the waves of grieving a person society tells me I shouldn’t grieve. Who grieves the loss of a therapist, anyway? Mental health organizations and professionals always voice a message of hope: “Therapy can provide […]

The Life I Imagined

The Life I Imagined

Written by Brittany Foster, Blogger & Advocate Prom, weddings, finishing finals, college celebrations, graduations…It feels as if my newsfeed lately has been filled with such joyous times. Everywhere I look, my friends are engaged, getting married, having children, getting acceptance letters into their masters or PA school programs, becoming doctors, and “living the dream.” I […]

Trichotillomania: My Hidden Struggle

Trichotillomania: My Hidden Struggle

Written by Charlotte Sandy, Blogger & Advocate In the midst of almost puberty and mean girls of middle school, I didn’t need anything else to make me ashamed of who I was. And yet, it was exactly at this time when it happened. One day, I started pulling out my eyelashes. I don’t remember the […]