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Crazy Colleen: Real reasons why we hate ourselves

by Colleen Baker, mental health blogger (Courtesy of stayontargetcoach.com/blog) In honor of this Saturday’s “Second Annual: Body Image Symposium,” I am excited to talk about the reasons why we don’t love ourselves completely and how we might be able to change that. (Details about the event are also below!) Bulimia, anorexia, body dysmorphic disorder, the… Continue reading Crazy Colleen: Real reasons why we hate ourselves

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Crazy Colleen: Anorexic Anecdote

by Colleen Baker, mental health blogger (Courtesy of deviantart.com) There’s no denying the fact that when it comes to our society, we are obsessed with perfection. Nicole Richie, Lindsay Lohan, Mary-Kate Olsen, and numerous others have become largely famous from their spurts of insanly skeletal looks. The fashion industry still shuns anything more than a… Continue reading Crazy Colleen: Anorexic Anecdote

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Crazy Colleen: Delving into Depression

by Colleen Baker, mental health blogger (Courtesy of depressioncell.com) Dictionary.com defines depression as “a condition of generaal emotional dejection and withdrawal, sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason.” Can you relate to this definition? eeling dejected or sad these days? Do you feel like you can’t shake the sadness away?… Continue reading Crazy Colleen: Delving into Depression