I'm Destinee and this is where I share my life, my work, and my heart. As a multi-passionate creative, you'll find a little bit of everything I love here: my photography, my writing, and my advocacy for mental health and social justice. I may not be for everyone, but I hope that you'll feel welcomed, encouraged, and inspired from this online space. 


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The Only Christmas Tree You’ll Ever Need

We are a little over a week into November, and if you’re like me – it’s already Christmas season at your house! My tree went up on November 1st and I usually leave it up until the last snow (March-ish). Judge on. I searched for years for the perfect Christmas tree. I wanted one that […]


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Toxic Positivity Never Saved Anyone From Suicide

…but TOGETHER we can change that. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. I’m here to remind you that the people experiencing suicidal thoughts are probably the ones you least expect. If we want to change that, we need to have an honest conversation about suicide and mental health. There are many things we need to […]

Mental Health

Toxic Positivity Never Saved Anyone from Suicide by Destinee Stark

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2020 Word of the Year

2020 Word of the Year If you asked me to sum up this last year using just one word, it would be – without a doubt – crazy. I honestly don’t even know where to begin. From entering eating disorder treatment to buying, selling, moving, and renovating a home in the weeks leading up to […]


2020 Word of the Year // A journey to finding myself and keeping it that way // Reclaim // Destinee Stark Photography // Canton, Ohio

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Goal Setting with the Powersheets

If you’re anything like me, you’re a bit of a walking contradiction. You’re someone that loves setting goals, but really struggles with following through on them. Or maybe you love thinking about the big picture – the end-goal, but have no idea how to get there. (Also me!) I feel your pain. I feel like […]


Goal Setting with the Power Sheets Goal Setting Planner and Why you need them by Destinee Stark

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A Note About “Body Positivity” and Weight Stigma

I used to be really hesitant to write about controversial topics, but then I realized that positive change never occurs without having uncomfortable conversations. Plus, this week is Weight Stigma Awareness Week and ever since I wrote about my eating disorder recovery, I’ve become an advocate for fighting against weight stigma! Additionally, on my journey […]


A Note About Body Positivity and Why it can be a Problem by Destinee Stark

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