Tag: positivity

loveyoursca is two!

LoveyoursCA is TWO YEARS OLD!!! It still feels like yesterday when I decided to start selling art and share my story on the internet. I created love yours with the intention of it becoming something more, not just for me but for others as well. Today, I am so proud of how far it’s come

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5 ways – to live a positive life

1: Stop comparing: It’s hard to not compare ourselves to someone else because we’ve become so programmed in doing so. When we compare we forget to see the beauty within ourselves. There’s no one like us and when we compare we lose ourselves. Remind yourself that your life is worth living and you won’t feel

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My relationship with food.

I’ve had my ED since I was in grade 7. I would remember restricting so many foods, under eating, binge eating, purging. Feeling so bad for eating a food labeled as bad. That went on throughout high school. I was embarrassed to eat around people and felt extremely bad if I got a piece of

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It’s not easy, but it’s worth it.

“Every single day, happiness is a work in progress. Every single day, the concept of love, and self-love, is a work in progress. It’s never just going to come easily.” ⁃Taylor Swift ♡ When someone asks what we want to be when we grow up, in some cases we say “ I want to be

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Mothers’ Mental Health Toolkit – Chapter 2

We are onto Chapter 2! This chapter focuses more on the Role of being a mom/tips to help moms when stressed. If you aren’t a mother or parent the section “Emotional Coping Strategies” and “Parenting through Depression” could apply to your life as it focuses on exercises to deal with stress/depression. If you haven’t yet downloaded

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My journey in the psych ward.

Hi loves, with the recent public suicides last week and many others we don’t hear about… I think it’s time I share a crucial part of my journey – being admitted into the psych ward. I’m writing this to show you that things do get better and to end the stigma on mental health. My mom

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I am not my eating disorder.

Some days I still don’t believe that I have an eating disorder. I still remember sitting in the room at the eating disorder clinic, explaining myself and being told I have the ‘characteristics’ of the most common ones. Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating. Learning about them more made me realize that I’ve had

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Art Progress for Just Breathe, bookmark.

Every art piece I create usually goes through a different process. I either paint free hand or sketch and then paint over that. Sometimes I’ll leave the watercolour for a softer look. Other times I’ll go over with pen to add details to make the flowers ‘pop’. Below is a photo of four art pieces,

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Mother

Being a mom is one of the hardest things I have ever done. Carrying a baby for nine months, giving birth, and then giving a life to a little being. It’s such a surreal experience. It can be overwhelming as a new first time mom I know that sure. It’s always important to take care

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