I have my good days and my bad days. I have times when I don’t sleep at all at night because I’m always worrying about the next day and how things might happen or I think about when things could go wrong. I have days, where I’ll stay at home Continue Reading

BFRB awareness week

Body Focused Repetitive Behaviour is an umbrella term that includes compulsive disorders such as dermatillomania (skin picking), dermatophagia(skin chewing or biting), scab eating disorder, trichotillomania (hair pulling), trichophagia (hair eating), trichotemnomia (hair cutting or shaving), onychotillomania (nail picking or pulling), onychophagia (nail biting) and rhinotillexomania (nose picking). BFRB week is amazing because it gives people like me hope and it educates the general public, but it Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

This is going to be a slightly different and more serious (sorry!) blog post today.  This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) – a topic very close to my heart.  First things first, I myself have never suffered from an eating disorder.  I have unfortunately seen friends and peers struggle with disordered Continue Reading

Tips for Anxiety

We’ve all been there. But the good news is, there is something you can do to help―something more effective than the usual advice to “be positive” or just “stop thinking so much.” I’ve found that most people can get a grip on things if they take a few minutes to Continue Reading