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…

Finding the Balance Between Body Positivity & Weight-Loss…

There is a demographic of individuals who might find that their stories are lacking within the body positive community. Through no fault of their own, those who are losing weight are seemingly invisible or worse, banished, from the body positive community. This is something that I’ve wanted to write about for a while now, only … Continue reading Finding the Balance Between Body Positivity & Weight-Loss…

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…