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 →

What are you willing to fight for?

To those who are struggling with eating and/or their body image, I ask, give me 3 minutes. There have been many times where I wanted to restrict myself again. There are times where when looking at myself in the mirror, I do not love myself nor accept myself. There are times where I forget the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Roundup

First off, I would like to thank those with the immense support and love from my most recent post. When I started this blog with Serena 3 years ago and even today, my hope for this blog is not to gain a large following - rather, if I can influence and help one reader from... Continue Reading →

Stubborn or Perseverant? You Choose.

I’m coming off full on honest: I am not fully recovered yet. I don’t even know if I am 50% recovered.   While I label my eating disorder time to my late middle school and early high school years, internally and emotionally I am still very much suffering with my eating disorder.      ... Continue Reading →

Simple Ways to Have a Healthier 2018

It's so easy to get overwhelmed in the beginning of every year. Wherever you go - social media, the magazines by the check out aisle, commercials - we see this "new year, new you" message. I completely recognize the reason behind this message, but at the same time part of me hates how self-deprecating this... Continue Reading →

What to do in NYC During the Holidays

New York City is one of my favorite places to visit during the holidays because of the beautiful Christmas displays, endless things to do and see, and of course, the huge selection of food! Here are my favorite activities in NYC during Christmas time. 1.) Walk around holiday markets. These markets are great places to... Continue Reading →

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