Tag: mental illness

Self Care is for Everyone

I’ve been running words in my head endlessly for the last two – three days attempting to figure out the best way to word my stream of consciousness. I guess there are three big bullet points I want to organize in this blog for an easy take away – some

Balancing Mindsets

I’ve stated a few times that balancing health, caring about fitness, going to therapy and recovering from an eating disorder is weird… and I’m going to stick to that statement. I’m not sure you do ever get over the struggle of trying to define and refine your boundaries as what

Nobody said no

How we got here

My art revolves around 3 main categories: body ideals, human equality, and sexual assault leading to healing. I say the last one the way I do because I very much dislike art that is just … sad. I feel as a viewer I want to be given something that is

Living in a body that doesn’t reflect its stereotyped disorder

I’ve started writing and restarted how to begin this in my head several times. In graduate school I really focused on writing and creating work about the un-achievable body types represented in media. I referenced [and continue to stare at] artists like Vanessa Beecroft, Lee Price, Maureen O’ Conner, Cassils,

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