Guide To Emotional Overwhelm

Guide To Emotional Overwhelm

Whether it’s dissociation, anxiety attacks, self-harm, addiction, or meltdowns… How can we start to self-sooth, and keep ourselves safe? I am writing this article, because I recently began writing posts about my experiences of anxiety, self-harming behaviours, and addiction – with the view of sharing my experiences (and their relationship to… View Post

How To Stay Body Positive

How To Stay Body Positive

by Clo Bare: This holiday season was one for the books. Not because I made some super awesome dish, or because I managed to not get into a political argument with anyone, or because I won all the games that we play in an overstuffed haze after dinner. December 2018… View Post

The Most Radical Form of Love

The Most Radical Form of Love

The most radical form of love we can practice in a society that doesn’t back our feelings: This article was orginally published by Spoonie Viliage, for Valentines Day. A day I don’t celebrate and have made it perfectly clear why not. My partner has received the full speech but I… View Post

How To ‘Self Care’: For The Days When …

How To ‘Self Care’: For The Days When You Need Instructions.

I would like to talk to you all about love and kindness, from a place of unhappiness. The ‘Metta-Bhavana’ (translated as ‘loving-kindness’), a type of meditation, is a staple of my personal practice. Because learning self-care, and – eventually – self-love, has been an ongoing fight for me. It wasn’t… View Post

Sober & Single?

Sober & Single?

Most single’s have been hit with the two pronged ‘Are you seeing anyone?, Don’t worry, you’ll find someone’ taser at social occasions. Sometimes it’s difficult to say; “For the first time, I am seeing myself”. In recovery, stopping vandalizing ourselves can be just the beginning. When I stopped harming and… View Post