Excessive Exercising and Eating Disorders

When it comes to exercise, more isn’t always better, especially for those who struggle with eating disorders. Hypergymnasia, exercise bulimia, anorexia athletica, and sports anorexia are all common names for behaviors associated with a compulsive drive to spend an extreme amount of time exercising. It becomes a way for them to control their bodies, their […]

What I Wish I’d Known as a Teenager

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence can lead to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance use disorder, depression, and other trauma-related problems. What I know now: if you have to ask yourself whether sex was consensual, it wasn’t. By definition, the idea of consent means that you would know. What I Wish I’d Known […]