Celebrating Food

(TW Disordered Eating) If you’re a regular here, you know all about my issues with disordered eating. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have some unhealthy thoughts around food, nor can I remember a time when I didn’t obsess about everything that I ate (and subsequently, my weight). With the introduction of Kelsey, my new dietitian, into my life, I’ve been trying to … Continue reading Celebrating Food

I See Me: What The Mirror Doesn’t Show

Last week I talked about how I’m working to improve my relationship with my body, so this week I wanted to share a body/self-positivity project that I participated in recently: the “I See Me” project. October was a HUGE collaboration month for me, and as a relationship- and people-oriented person, I loved it. I worked with several different bloggers on projects, interviews, guest posts, and … Continue reading I See Me: What The Mirror Doesn’t Show

Realizing That People are My Passion

A question that I am frequently asked in interviews is “What type of managers do you work best under?” And I always answer this question exactly the same way. “Managers who want to get to know me on a personal level.” I totally understand that everyone is motivated by different things. Some people are motivated by money or by getting results or even by taking … Continue reading Realizing That People are My Passion

Mixing Friend Groups at Summer Parties

Ah, summer. The time for warm days by the pool, crop tops, and large parties where everyone is forced to mix and mingle no matter how well they get along. Extroverts without anxiety disorders are often confused about my anxiety regarding mixing groups. They figure they can just go up and talk to anyone! They don’t need to be prepared for awkwardness! They just chat … Continue reading Mixing Friend Groups at Summer Parties