This week in the political stress chronicles, ICE raids and gun violence sends the United States into chaos with hundreds of immigrants being arrested and many people senselessly murdered by insane active shooters. How are we supposed to maintain healthy emotional well-being when there is so much stress and anxiety entering our lives?Continue reading “Political Stress Chronicles: ICE Raids and Gun Violence During Bloody Weekend”
The unrealistic beauty standards of our society causes normal women to feel less beautiful, and less worthy of being happy. Young women and girls are exposed to media campaigns and beauty magazines that display these perfect women draped in expensive clothes and dawned with pounds of makeup. This is just the reality of our society. But today, an internet troll decided that she would try to shame me and other curvy women because we may not fit the unrealistic beauty image of society. Well, it’s time to put this body shaming bytch on blast. Continue reading “Online Bullies and Internet Trolls Body Shame Curvaceous Babes”
A toxic work environment can take an emotional tole on your emotional well-being. Why? Because you have to see these damn people more than you see your own family. There are instances in which you are drowning in a toxic work environment and are unable to reach the surface of personal happiness. Continue reading “How to flourish in a toxic work environment without going completely insane?”
Stress is a natural response to a threat. It can be a motivating factor, or it can cause catastrophic health complications such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart disease.
Today was the first time I’ve heard of Compassion Fatigue and I really thought it was a condition that some wacko came up with during a Marijuana binge. I did some research because I am a curious Curvy Girl who loves to be informed about trends in emotional/mental wellness; and guess what, it really is a legitimate condition. Continue reading “Compassion Fatigue: What the hell is it?”