Why ‘Becoming Your Best Self’ Shouldn’t Be Your Goal

How do you measure your progress? A lot of my younger years were focused on competition. I never felt like I was *quite* measuring up to the people around me. I most definitely was not the cool kid in school, and I always found myself wondering if it was because of my clothes, my hair, … More Why ‘Becoming Your Best Self’ Shouldn’t Be Your Goal

Thinness ≠ Happiness

My eating disorder started out as an effort to be healthy. At the same time, I wanted to be skinny, or at least skinnier. Restricting my diet helped me lose weight (at least initially) under a socially acceptable guise of health. I was eating “clean” because it would help me run faster. Or something. [PSA: … More Thinness ≠ Happiness