Psychology + Nursing Student Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Xavier University nursing and psychology student Emma Benz took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and recovery. Check out her bio below! Hi friends, my name is Emma Benz! This fall, I’ll be starting my junior year at Xavier University as a nursing and psychology student. Outside of the classroom, I am an …

Intuitive Eating Counselor Takes Over Insta Stories

For #freeyourmindfriday, Kaitlin Bolt-Lovett, RD, LD Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, RYT 200/500, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and relationships with food. Check out her bio below, and head over to Instagram to see what she had to say! Kaitlin Bolt-Lovett is a Registered Dietitian whose private practice embraces each unique individual and works to empower …

@galiacollaborative Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Dr. Ashley Solomon, founder of Galia Collaborative, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental wellness. Check out her bio below, and head over to Instagram to see what she has to say! Dr. Ashley Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist and the founder of Galia Collaborative, an organization dedicated to elevating the impact of …

Embrace Your Imperfections

By Kayla Wood Perfection is impossible. Can we all agree on that? Striving for perfection is unrealistic, but when you struggle with an eating disorder, that fact often gets lost. I have been in recovery from anorexia for about seven years, and I remember believing that if I just lost a few more pounds, if I just kept restricting a …

Take Control

By Kayla Wood Life can get ahead of you sometimes. And when it does, you have to fight to take back control.  As someone living with manic depressive disorder, I have to fight to take control a lot, especially when I feel myself slipping into either a manic or depressive state. Over the past few weeks, I could feel myself …

One Bite at a Time

By Kayla Wood Recovery is a long process, often a lifelong process for those that live with mental illness. And it doesn’t always look linear. Sometimes we fall back into old habits that we know are not good for us. Sometimes we take huge steps forward and learn from our mistakes. Either way, we are growing. My own recovery often …

Loving Yourself No Matter Your Size

Trigger Warning: Eating disorder, weight loss, body image  Loving myself at every size has been a huge battle for most of my life. Can you relate? Call it self-love, self-respect, self-care, or self-worth—it all boils down to these questions: How much do you love yourself, even when you mess up or stumble?  How do you protect yourself from toxic people, …

@meredithgracefit Takes Over Insta Stories

Happy Friday, Warriors! This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Meredith Lindsey, the warrior behind @meredithgracefit, took over our Insta stories to talk all things mental and physical health! Check out her bio below, and head over to our Insta to see what she had to say. Hi! My name is Meredith, I’m a 3rd year studying dietetics at the University of Cincinnati …

Katy Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story…

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Katy Turner is sharing her story of living with alcoholism, addiction, disordered eating, and suicidal thoughts and actions. She is now 5 years sober and living her life to the fullest. Check out her story below, and feel free to follow her new recovery Instagram page, @eatthedamnpie to follow her journey with mental health and wellness! …

@therapywithtoni Takes Over Insta Stories

Happy #freeyourmindfriday! This week, Toni Aswegan, the mental health warrior behind @therapywithtoni, took over our Insta Stories to talk about mental health and therapy. Check out her bio below, and head over to our Insta to see what she had to say! Hi, I’m Toni Aswegan, a licensed mental health counselor and yoga teacher in Seattle, WA. I specialize in …