Upcoming Content Changes

For the majority of its existence, Messy Mindfulness has focused on topics of mental health, specifically in regard to depression, anxiety, PTSD, and eating disorders. However, as I continue to build out this next chapter, I am choosing to focus primarily on individuals’ relationships with food and their body. I have come to realize that […]

tale of two

Facing Gaslighting from a White Man … Again

The other day, I had a white man become defensive and argumentative after I posted an Instagram reel discussing what equality means. This man felt the need to, essentially, tell me that I am being overdramatic. He felt that there is in fact equality in this country, and the only barriers that I, or any […]

Exhausted Woman

Feeling Worn-Down?

How are you feeling? And I mean, actually feeling? I have been worried about you. I notice when other people ask you always respond with, “I’m fine,” yet it seems like there’s something else going on. You see, my fear is that for the past two years or, so we have been in survival mode, […]

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Why Politicians Fear Books More Than Guns

I have been an educator, in some capacity, for most of my life. The children I have worked with range from the ages of 18 months to 15-years-old. And while this is quite an age gap, the conversations we have don’t vary by much. Of course, I adjust the language and message accordingly in consideration […]


Is Calorie Counting Right For You?

Something I have held onto for far too long is calorie counting. Initially, it was used as a tool for weight-loss, until I got sick. Then, it became a tool for weight restoration, allowing me to make sure I was eating enough to care for my body. And this support allowed me to gain my […]

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a realistic take on health

Ever since 2020, health has been at the forefront of all conversations. We are constantly informed of all the new ways we can prioritize our health. Personally, I find that the majority of these ways are through eating specific foods, movement, social distancing, and lots of vitamins. And while I know these suggestions are well […]


we must also be held accountable

I love social justice and advocacy. I love educating myself and creating content that inspires conversation and, hopefully, educates others. I participate in this work in my business and in my day job. And despite all of this, even I am slipping. This doesn’t mean that I am being hard on myself or not accounting […]