How do you define an eating disorder?

This question or at least variations of this question ran through my head now almost four years ago. And this is a question I’ve been asked multiple times by other people. Indeed, one of my closest friends after I opened up that had an eating disorder was worried that she had an eating disorder too.... Continue Reading →

Does a juice cleanse really work?

The juice cleanse diet is among one of the popular diets I've heard of. Juice cleanses are a type of detox diet that involves only consuming liquids (squeezed from a mixture of fruits and vegetables) and not consuming any food. I've never had the urge to try one as I need the chewing aspect and... Continue Reading →

what’s the point anyway?

I would like to think that it's natural to often wonder what the point of a healthy lifestyle is. Our modern culture is quite confusing: we emphasize feasting on junk food but at the same time impose a certain body standard, both expectations unrealistic and definitely not a one-size-fits-all. Indeed, I know several friends who... Continue Reading →

life is precious

In the wake of Kate Spade's passing, I wanted to drop my two cents on mental health. Mental health has always been a delicate topic to discuss on: I've realized this when naive freshman me signed up to conduct a school-wide investigation on mental health for the high school newspaper. At the time, I was... Continue Reading →

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