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.
I hope everyone is full of love and laughter and pigs in blankets and wine after the celebrations over the past week. I also hope you're not stressing about weight gain, eager to 'get back on track' and feeling guilty that the only movement you've done in the past week is go to the shops … Continue reading Happy New Year! 18 Resolutions For 2018.