I want to acknowledge and validate that this shit is hard for us. Self-care goes against everything we know.
Celebrating the fact that you exist can seem so asinine when you wish that you didn't.
I am so, so proud of you for the work that you do, day in and day out, to keep going.
Whenever I feel that instinct to run or to hide, I affirm myself as an act of resistance.
Coming out as genderqueer and non-binary was this big, beautiful, scary thing for me. I didn’t know what exactly I was moving towards – I only sensed that I was moving in the right direction. Navigating something as complicated as gender with just my intuition was like running through a corn maze at night. There [...]
[The image features a metal case, presumably a first aid kit, with the words "SELF CARE" on top.] Holy anxiety, batman. If there's one thing readers want to hear more about, it's my experiences with anxiety -- namely, how I cope with it. It seems like a lot of us are still trying to [...]
[The image features an androgynous person with light brown skin, flexing their bicep in a powerful pose. Their body has numerous tattoos, some geometric and others floral. They are wearing a chest binder.] When I was younger, I never anticipated being the kind of person with tattoos. I have the pain tolerance of a goldfish, [...]