From Surviving To Thriving: Mental Health Awareness Week & Eating Disorder Recovery

  SURVIVE Definition: "continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship." Synonyms: remain alive · sustain oneself · cling to life · pull through · get through · hold on · hold out · make it · keep body and soul together · continue · remain. THRIVE Definition: "grow or develop … Continue reading From Surviving To Thriving: Mental Health Awareness Week & Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating Disorders Need Science Not Stigma – Blowing Up The Myths Around ED.

Hello! So I know I've been slacking with these blogs, but between finishing my dissertation and revising for my final year exams, blogging has had to take a back seat. However, when I heard that May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I knew I had to contribute. I am a huge advocate of opening up … Continue reading Eating Disorders Need Science Not Stigma – Blowing Up The Myths Around ED.

Is It Possible To Be A Body Positive Personal Trainer In The Fitness Industry?

The other day I posted the above image on my Instagram, along with a lengthy debate with myself on the issue of body positivity in the fitness industry, and I was unusually (but pleasantly) surprised by the feedback I received following the post. So I thought I would delve a bit deeper and instead of … Continue reading Is It Possible To Be A Body Positive Personal Trainer In The Fitness Industry?

Eating Disorders Awareness, Week Part 1: Recovery = Gaining More Than Just Weight.

The above photographs show the difference between the way I am now, and a few years ago at my lowest weight. I use these photos because they are the most shocking contrasts, and they are the ones that makes people stop and notice, and maybe even read what I write. However, these pictures say nothing of my eating disorder. In truth, … Continue reading Eating Disorders Awareness, Week Part 1: Recovery = Gaining More Than Just Weight.