#FeelGoodFebruary Day 6: Compliment

Welcome to Day 6 of #FeelGoodFebruary!  COMPLIMENT Try to compliment three people today. Plot twist – that compliment CANNOT be related to appearance. We spend too much time concerning ourselves with the way that we and others look and it’s rare that a genuine compliment is given that doesn’t relate to appearance. Top tip – … Continue reading #FeelGoodFebruary Day 6: Compliment

#FeelGoodFebruary Day 5: Stretch

Welcome to Day 5 of #FeelGoodFebruary!  STRETCH As soon as you wake up this morning, stretch. Stretch out your muscles and bones, rub the sleep from your eyes and spend some time focusing on your achy bits. Top tip – if you want to take your stretch further then a session of yoga (whether a … Continue reading #FeelGoodFebruary Day 5: Stretch

#FeelGoodFebruary Day 1: Plan

Welcome to Day 1 of #FeelGoodFebruary!  PLAN Write down what you’d like to achieve by the end of the month. These can be personal achievements, work achievements, getting the washing up done, or even the goal of completing this challenge! Top tip – fun stationary, stickers and a pin board can make this fun.  

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…