How to survive a depressive episode

How to survive a depressive episode

I've had depression all of my adult life. And it's not something that can be cured, but something I have to learn to live with. Chronic illnesses can be sneaky; I could go weeks, months, or even years without experiencing any major mental health issues. Sometimes I forget I even have them because I'm coping [...]

I Don’t Have Anorexia but My Eating Disorder Is Just as Valid

I Don’t Have Anorexia but My Eating Disorder Is Just as Valid

TW: Eating disorders Today's post is a guest post from Prickly Pineapples: A health, wellness, vegan, and recovery site with the goal to call out diet culture BS. Having an eating disorder that's not anorexia is isolating because you’re on your own. That's not to say that people with bulimia and anorexia have it easier, because they don’t. [...]

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

Looking after our mental health is difficult enough, that sometimes basic needs fall to the wayside. Sometimes we feel we're not worth the effort, that we don't deserve anything special. Sometimes it's just that we don't have the will or energy to cook. It's okay to fall into a slump and eat junk every now [...]