Coping with 2020 Election Season Stress

This election season in the U.S. is more stressful than ever before (and that’s saying something). Some common difficulties I’ve been hearing about include doomscrolling, feeling hurt and unsupported when friends and family hold discriminatory views, and fear and hopelessness about the future. All of these feelings and MORE are completely valid. And the questionContinue reading “Coping with 2020 Election Season Stress”

Stop Reading This.

I’ve started about a hundred blog posts about Black Lives Matter, and Pride month. None of them felt right. And it FINALLY dawned on me why. A a cis, straight, white woman, I have nothing to add to this conversation that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) haven’t already been saying for hundreds and hundredsContinue reading “Stop Reading This.”

How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate

“There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” -Epictetus Last week, Dr. Christine Ford testified against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and both became nationwide subjects of scrutiny and judgement. Many people feel triggered, upset, angered, and saddened by theContinue reading “How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate”

Fat Acceptance

What is fat acceptance? I just started learning about fat acceptance (so please contact me with any corrections), but am so pumped about it that I want to tell the world! Similar to the body positive or size activism movement, fat acceptance encourages fat people (especially women) to love their bodies the way they are. Loving fatness is a prettyContinue reading “Fat Acceptance”