BIO

Meg Hartley has written for MindBodyGreen, xoJane, Elephant Journal, She Knows, Teen Vogue, and Tiny Buddha, among others. She wrote a book/experience called How I Lost All My F-cks and is totally obsessed with getting a book deal. Please follow her on Instagram so she can impress those publishers!

Meg Hartley's Articles

I smile a lot. Not because it’s my favorite, though I certainly don’t mind, but because my face just does that.

"Resting Niceface" Made My Invisible Illness Go Undiagnosed For 25 Years​

I smile a lot. Not because it’s my favorite, though I certainly don’t mind, but because my face just does that. And my smile made my illness go undiagnosed.
Meg Hartley    |   07.11.18 12am   |   SHARE

How Tarot Cards Saved My Life

I start each day by drawing two cards for guidance, and then further consulting the deck. Last fall, tarot cards saved my life.
Meg Hartley    |   06.26.18 12am   |   SHARE
Faking health is a common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness.

Why People With Chronic Illness Fake Being Healthy 

A common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness is to fake being healthy. I’d like to shed some light on this very misunderstood behavior.
Meg Hartley    |   04.4.18 12am   |   SHARE
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My Chronic Illness Left Me Broke And Homeless, So Meditation Is My Medication

It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication.
Meg Hartley    |   03.16.18 12am   |   SHARE