eating disorders

Dear Friends, there are some things I want you to know about my Eating Disorder

This month at Libero Magazine we are talking about Friendship, and so I thought I’d take this opportunity to write a letter to you – my friends. I suppose you could call this an ‘open letter’, but I want you to know that I wrote it with each and every one of you in mind. …

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Self-love

Starting next month at Libero Network we will be talking about Self-Harm; so I thought I’d kick-start things with a post on the opposite: Self-love. This post was originally published as a guest post on my friend’s blog: crsawka.blogspot.com back in April 2011. Now that I have this personal blog, I decided to re-publish it here. …

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Confidence vs. Pride

I was recently asked by Arielle Lee Bair to write a guest post for her blog on Confidence. Here it is: “Self-love lies as the ground of love; but the paradoxical passion of self-love when at its highest pitch wills precisely its own downfall.” -Søren Kierkegaard Pride: “A high or inordinate opinion of one’s own …

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The ‘Ethics’ of Photoshop

Here’s a paper I wrote in February 2012 for my Computing for Communications class on Photoshop and ethical boundaries. The use of Photoshop to edit and ‘enhance’ images is controversial to say the least. As activists hold a magnifying glass (sometimes literally) against these images in order to investigate how and to what extent reality …

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Finding Freedom

Here is an article I wrote for Trinity Western University’s newspaper Mars’ Hill as a follow-up to my first article ‘Freedom’. A year ago I wrote “Freedom,” which was an article on my struggles with an eating disorder. Going public about something that was a secret for years was freeing; however, deciding to change was …

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