Uncomfortable: Public Speaking – 5 Tips so You Can Say that You #nailedit

The majority of us have fears about public speaking, some, more irrational than others. But for many of us, public speaking is right up there with heights and creepy crawly things. I am NOT a professional speaker, although one day I could be (practice makes better), and I was beyond nervous before my TEDx talk. First and foremost, I must say, TEDxUniversityofNevada was an amazing event to be a part of, but it was an even more incredible event to learn from. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Public Speaking – 5 Tips so You Can Say that You #nailedit”

Uncomfortable: 3 Steps to Regain Control of Your Life After an Eating Disorder

This is what helped me on my road to recovery. My hope is that by talking about ED’s we can begin to raise more awareness about the problem itself, and empower the people who need help, to seek it out.

Honesty. Support System. Moderation.  Continue reading “Uncomfortable: 3 Steps to Regain Control of Your Life After an Eating Disorder”

Uncomfortable: Why is Being Honest so Hard?

Seriously though… Why is being honest so hard? Whether it is being honest with ourselves, our families, our friends, or our significant others… why is it sooo hard to just tell the bloody truth?? Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Why is Being Honest so Hard?”

Uncomfortable: Signs, Symptoms and Help for ED

So, what can YOU do if you know someone has an eating disorder? How can you help? Unfortunately, there is no right answer to that question, but there are several different options you can try. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Signs, Symptoms and Help for ED”

Uncomfortable: The Other Kind of ED

ED. When most of us see that abbreviation we connect it to erectile dysfunction. But there’s another ED that is far less talked about. Eating Disorders. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: The Other Kind of ED”

Uncomfortable: End of Life

A few months ago I started at St. Mary’s Hospice. In Hospice you are SURROUNDED by people at the end of their lives; and for the first two months, when I was training and following the nurses, and the social workers and our CNA’s – I cried every day. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: End of Life”