Category Archives for mental health

Suicide, Stigma, and Why Society Needs to Grow Up

Photo credit: ThinkstockParis Jackson survives a suicide attempt and the Internet laughs. So I dusted off my soapbox, put on my red lipstick just because I felt like it, and told a story of my own in my

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Just the Way We Are: The Official Girl Body Pride Bracelet

It’s here, my friends! The official Girl Body Pride bracelet is finally available and I am so very excited to share it with you! It’s gorgeous, simple, and always on my wrist. Just knowing

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Changing my Focus

I learned a new term today.Behavior Centered Health.According to Ragen Chastain on Dances with Fat, behavior centered health is a concept in which healthy choices and behaviors are the goal,

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A Year of Being Blonde

People ask “Do you have more fun?” or “Do you feel dumber?” I myself am guilty of having made stupid jokes in both of those veins. The truth is, it doesn’t matter what your hair color is. You

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