"Why Don't We Treat Teeth Like the Rest of our Bodies?" is a really good question. Our healthcare system needs a lot of reform, which this article shows in a very visceral way. I also would love for optical care to be taken more seriously as health care, as a person with extremely bad eyes and a family history to prove it.
An all-female auto body shop near where I live? Sign me up.
If you stand with Standing Rock in the opposition of the crude oil pipeline (and I do stand with Standing Rock, for every single reason I can conjure), then think about donating to the cause. Bethany Yellowtail is a fashion designer who curates a collective of First Nations artist wares on her website. All proceeds of the "Protector" clothing will be headed straight to the legal fees of Standing Rock.
Some solid foraging tips and advice.
Also, I wanted to just remind you all of a few things:
- You're important and you matter.
- You deserve to be happy.
- Someone else's success does not diminish your own worth.
- If you need help, ask for it.
- There are so many good things about you. If you feel sad (or Sad, with a capital S), ask a dear friend to tell you something nice about yourself. I'm sure they can think of at least five nice things to tell you.