4 Things That We Need to Stop Assuming About People & Their Bodies…

Society likes to generalise, we all know this. If a statement is made about one woman of colour, then this statement is obviously representative of all people of colour. If a fat man speaks out about his experiences, then those experiences are synonymous with all fat people. Sweeping statements are common in the mainstream and the … Continue reading 4 Things That We Need to Stop Assuming About People & Their Bodies…

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“Just Get Over It” & 3 Other Things That Are Hard to Hear When You Have Anxiety…

Anxiety is a common problem that many of us face every single day. A lot of the time, people don’t know how to interact with someone who has anxiety, because it still feels like it isn’t recognised as a ‘proper’ or ‘real’ mental illness. Often, our very valid and very real emotions relating to anxiety … Continue reading “Just Get Over It” & 3 Other Things That Are Hard to Hear When You Have Anxiety…

Losing weight is weird when you’ve spent most of your life fat…

I was probably around 12 years old when I realised that I wasn’t built like the rest of the girls my age. Whilst other girls bloomed into teenage-hood, I just bloomed. Along with my ever-increasing waist-line, my early teenage years (and subsequent young adult years) were fraught with low self-esteem, being bullied and generally hating … Continue reading Losing weight is weird when you’ve spent most of your life fat…

#FeelGoodFebruary Day 25: Celebrate

Welcome to Day 25 of #FeelGoodFebruary!  CELEBRATE It’s time for some positive affirmations and self-celebration. Look at the below sentences and finish them – today’s all about YOU, ENJOY! I am…………………………….. I believe that I can……………………… I celebrate myself because……………………………. I can achieve ………………………. because I am……………………. I won’t let…………………………. stand in my way because … Continue reading #FeelGoodFebruary Day 25: Celebrate