App Review: Rosy Wellness | App for Female Sexual Dysfunction

Would you feel comfortable talking to your friends, or even your gynecologist, about sexual dysfunction? With endometriosis, symptoms of sexual dysfunction -- such as lack of lubrication or inability to orgasm -- as well as sexual pain (known officially as "dyspareunia") are common. However, they are also incredibly isolating, since there is so much stigma…

Can You Lose Weight in Eating Disorder Recovery?

Trigger Warning: This post deals with weight loss, eating disorders, calorie counting and other topics that could be upsetting to someone with a history of an ED. Please proceed with caution. Remember, I am not a medical professional, so consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet or exercise routine. It's been awhile…

What You Need to Know About George Floyd and #BlackLivesMatter

My heart is broken by the violence and hatred we are seeing in this country. And I'm not talking about broken windows and spray-painted storefronts; I'm talking about the years of systemic abuse and racism in the police force that have finally boiled over into a cry for help. Living in the middle of Cleveland,…

Healing Your Inner Child + FREE Worksheet!

I like to think that everyone has their sh*t. None of us is immune to the pain that can come with life -- not even children. The problem? Children aren't old enough to fully comprend the hurt, so they internalize it in ways that affect their behavior even as adults. If you experienced what psychologists…

The Perfect Routine for Depression and Anxiety + FREE Printable!

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I may receive a small portion of any sales made through my blog. Thank you for supporting Endo Strong! Routine is KEY when it comes to recovering from depression and anxiety! Without structure in your day, you allow your depression to let you lay in bed far…

How to Find Purpose When You're Depressed

One of the most debilitating things about having depression is that it robs you of a sense of purpose. I'm the kind of person who needs to be working toward something at all times to feel fulfilled -- yet my depression makes me feel aimless, like I'm wading through an endless swamp with no final…

Your Ultimate Guide to Manifesting Your Dream Life

The idea of "manifesting" change in your life might sound a little woo-woo, but it's more than making a wish and idly standing by until it comes true. Manifestation can be defined as "bringing something tangible into your life through attraction and belief" -- but it's also the act of taking radical steps toward change.…

How to Use Tarot Cards for Self-Care

Tarot, like yoga, is more than a practice: it's a way of life. You don't have to stop yourself at reading tarot cards for the day or week ahead. You can integrate tarot and its ideas into every aspect of your life, creating a sacred self-care ritual that no one can take from you. Whether…

Self-Care Resources for COVID-19 Anxiety

*If you need immediate help coping with coronavirus anxiety, please text "HOME" to 741-741 to speak to a trained crisis counselor. For the first time in my life, I can say that most people I know understand what I am going through. We are all experiencing this pandemic together -- and all the anxiety and…

How I Cope with Negative Emotions (+FREE Printable Coping Cards)

If you or someone you love is having thoughts of ending their life, I encourage you to contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741-741 to chat with the Crisis Text Line. Disclaimer: I am not a certified mental health professional. My advice is based solely on my experience as…