"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.
"I'm 23 years old, why is my life not sorted out yet?" I said to my best friend the other day. And it's what I say at the start of every. single. year. THIS is the year I'll sort my life out. THIS is the year I'll figure out what I want to do. THIS … Continue reading 2017 Reflections.
It's that time of the year again. The time when, instead of focusing on the magic of Christmas and embracing the opportunity to spend time with our loved ones, the media tries to take it away from us by encouraging us to obsess (more than usual) about the food we are eating, the exercise we … Continue reading From Eating Pigs in Blankets To Becoming A Pig In A Blanket: Removing Food Guilt This Christmas.
So I first met Kat at a Girl Gains event (a movement which aims to empower, inspire, educate and motivate women to be the best versions of themselves) back in summer. I must have only spoken to her for about 20 minutes, yet we clicked straight away. She is such a motivated, driven and inspiring … Continue reading #SelfCareSunday – Q&A with Kat Horrocks.
I know, I get it. When someone talks about "finding themselves" we conjure up images of a young, tan, dreadlocked individual who has just returned from their Gap Yah in South East Asia sporting a pair of floaty trousers, a dodgy tattoo and a penchant for marijuana. And whilst travel is an amazing way to … Continue reading Lost + Found: 7 Ways To “Find” Yourself (from personal experience!)