I’m standing with a mic in front of girls age 12 to 23. We’re all here for the same reason: At some point in our lives we felt trapped. Some of us were bullied; some of us struggled with anxiety or depression; some of us had family problems. But one thing is the same for each of us. We never want to return to the dark places we’ve crawled out of, and we never want another woman to go there, either.
Someone told me once that if you don’t spend your life fulfilling your own dream, you’ll spend it working for someone else’s dream. It was then that I decided I wouldn’t settle for contentment – I always knew I wanted more than an okay job and an okay lifestyle.
Everyone has two choices: Make a living or design a life. Here are seven tips to get you started on the path to a well-designed life.
About the F-Word
"Food" is the F-word. And the F-Word blog is all about helping you find your food-life balance. After battling an unhealthy relationship with food and body image for years, I'm dedicated to helping others avoid those misfortunes. Read on for nutrition guidance, lifestyle tips and stories from other bad-ass people who also overcame disordered eating.