How Writing Can Help With Depression

How Writing Can Help With Depression

  Photo by Kaitlyn Baker on Unsplash   “Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It’s always there, though.” — Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot Last summer, when I had...
Nannying: How Kids Changed My View of the World

Nannying: How Kids Changed My View of the World

  After months of monotonous work as a recruiter, sitting at a desk for 11 hours a day, I came to the conclusion it was time for me to find a new career. I decided to pursue a path in health and wellness writing, which meant I needed to take a few online courses. In...
Baby Steps are the Key to Success

Baby Steps are the Key to Success

  Whenever I was looking to make a change or start a new project, I became overwhelmed when I thought about all that needed to be done to get to the end. For months I was considering starting a podcast. With a podcast comes: picking a name, creating a logo, buying...
Our Negligence Is Washing Ashore

Our Negligence Is Washing Ashore

    Los Angeles saw a massive, steady rainfall over the past few weeks. The water is always a welcomed event in the desert climate, but a slap in the face of reality regarding how we treat the city should be even more welcomed. Los Angeles’s streets may be washed...
Orthorexia and Extreme Diet Culture on Social Media

Orthorexia and Extreme Diet Culture on Social Media

In today’s world, given you’re on social media, health “gurus” bombard you with a variety of health advice. From the havoc gluten will wreak on your body to dairy being a stomachache inducer— social media bloggers spread their nutritional philosophy...