#FeelGoodFebruary – A 28 Day Feel Good Challenge

If like me you’ve been feeling a bit down that the festivities of Christmas and New Year are over, then Feel Good February could be the thing for you. I wanted to create something that would blitz away my January blues and replace it instead with something positive, fun and challenging…  With that in mind, … Continue reading #FeelGoodFebruary – A 28 Day Feel Good Challenge

6 Things That Might Knock Your Confidence & How to Overcome Them…

No-one can claim to be confident all of the time. There might be the odd occasion where we feel like we can conquer the world and get away unscathed, but sometimes something has got to give – and every now and again, this might be your confidence. Taking a knock to your confidence is a … Continue reading 6 Things That Might Knock Your Confidence & How to Overcome Them…

Don’t Let These 5 Things Burst Your Body Image Bubble…

If you didn’t know it already, your relationship with your body is a turbulent thing. One minute you’re looking in the mirror thinking that you look fine as hell, and the next minute you’ve fallen victim to society’s taunts that your skin isn’t clear enough/hair isn’t shiny enough/body isn’t trim enough (give us a break … Continue reading Don’t Let These 5 Things Burst Your Body Image Bubble…

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…

Body Autonomy: Owning Our Bodies for the Greater Good…

As a fat woman, I am well-versed in having my body shamed and not receiving accurate representation of my body within the mainstream media - but I believe it true to say that all bodies suffer a lack of representation in the mainstream. A recent Guardian article reported that only 39% of girls in the UK and only … Continue reading Body Autonomy: Owning Our Bodies for the Greater Good…

How To Tell If Someone Is Authentically Body Positive…

The body positive community is flourishing – anyone who’s anyone is hitching a ride to BoPo Town and unashamedly declaring their right to love themselves. Yesss! This is what we’ve been waiting for, right? Well, mostly. You see, when more and more people jump on the bandwagon the authenticity of said bandwagon can come into … Continue reading How To Tell If Someone Is Authentically Body Positive…

The Problem with Fat Acceptance VS. Body Positivity…

There's something strange happening in the body positive community, something that I'm not wholeheartedly behind. I am seeing women who were once all-inclusive, disregarding minority bodies by declaring themselves exclusively fat positive. I am seeing hateful words being exchanged by those previously inhabiting positive spaces only. I am seeing a community breaking apart but those … Continue reading The Problem with Fat Acceptance VS. Body Positivity…