Take Time to Know Yourself

One of the best ways to care for yourself is to know yourself. When you know yourself, you understand your triggers. You understand your responses to certain people and situations. You understand your behaviors and what you need. You understand why you feel a certain way when something happens or why you tend to prefer some situations or people better …

Kaitlin Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story

It’s #WarriorWednesday, and Kaitlin Bolt-Lovett, the warrior behind @alifenourished, is sharing her journey with eating disorders and mental health. Check out her story below! I have words for emotions I never had before. I am able to construct sentences like “my worth is not determined by the shape of my body nor my ability to perform, prove, please, or meet …

Some Days We Struggle, That’s Okay

I was at a NAMI support group the other night as they always bring in guest speakers. At the end of the speech, which turned into more of a discussion, one of the attendees told me I should be a motivational speaker and another told me I should write. I chuckled because I currently do both of those things. The …

Accepting Help

Where do we learn that asking for help is a sign of weakness? Who teaches us that accepting help means admitting defeat? These people exist. Because many people, including myself, have struggled with the concept of accepting help. So, let’s get this out of the way early. Read these sentences and then read them out loud so you can declare …