December 15, 2017

I'm gonna say it.

The Holiday season can feel so empty.

The hubbub of gift buying and traveling to see family and loved ones—all great things,

but I find myself craving something deeper.

And for those of us who are not going to be spending the Holidays with family, it...

It's taken me some time to write out these thoughts.

Partially due to concerns with not wanting to be yet another blind-to-white-privilege chic (and there are many) . I do not want to come across as disrespectful to injustices that many experience for their whole lives....

November 17, 2017

Dear Reader,

This is an age old question and I know it feels so important.

I'm sincerely sorry for all the answers you’ve been given to this question in the past that have led you to believe the answer is a single static number.

It’s not.

And even if it is for now, it won’...

Lately Netflix hasn’t been doing well (e.g., it COULD NOT be doing worse) in the realm of shows centered around mental illness. A few months ago there was the appalling series “13 Reasons” that sent the worst message possible to its majority young and vulnerable audien...

Today anxiety hit me in the face like a ton of bricks. Thinking about it now from a neurobiological perspective, it really makes a lot of sense why this happened. I had experienced a lot of excitement over the past several weeks and sometimes my nervous system confuses...

In my undergraduate dietetic classes I clearly remember being anxious every time I was asked the question, "Why do you want to be a dietitian?" My mind would filter through the possible half-truth answers of "I’m just interested in general malnutrition" or "I want peop...

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