A few years ago, one of my very best friends was in a pretty bad car crash whilst driving to my house late at night from work. Although absolutely horrific, thankfully she is here to tell the tale, and got away with a badly broken leg and lots of cuts and bruises. Another friend and … Continue reading #NationalBestFriendDay: An Appreciation Post For My Favourite Humans.
Your body is your home. Yet, we women often tend think of them like show houses: as if their purpose is to be aesthetically pleasing, perfectly put together, not a hair or a freckle out of place. We advertise them with the latest clothes, beauty products, hairstyles, as if we are merely objects to be … Continue reading Your Body Is Your Home.
In the gym the other day, my friend and I were discussing compliments. "I wouldn't know what to say to you" he said, " "with other people if you tell them it looks like they're looking lean, or have lost weight, they would be buzzing, but I know that's not the case with you. I … Continue reading You Look Amazing … Have You Lost Weight?
A couple of months ago I made one of the hardest decisions of my life and broke up with my long-term boyfriend. To some it may sound trivial and I know what you are probably thinking; I am a young, 23 year old girl who has her whole life ahead of her and in a … Continue reading We Can Do Hard Things.
This week for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I've been thinking about my journey over the past 7 years or so. Yes it's been difficult, yes it's been painful and yes I'm still not completely through it; but the difference between now and even 2/3 years ago is huge. And one of the main questions … Continue reading Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Healing.
"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we're supposed to be and embracing who we are. - Brene Brown." The first time I was really introduced to the concept of authenticity was around 2 and a half years ago while working at an E.D. recovery centre (whilst still dealing with the leftovers … Continue reading The Power of Embracing Authenticity And Living Your Best Life.
Feminism is a word that I had never given much thought to in my teenage years. I have to admit, I associated it with angry, bra-burning, middle-aged women who hated men with a passion and wanted to eradicate them from the human race. But that was before I understood the true meaning of feminism. And … Continue reading This Is Why I Call Myself A Feminist.