“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…

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My Journey: Learning To Live With Grief…

Hello, I hope you’re okay? If you’re reading this, then I’m assuming that you’ve lost someone. For that, I’m truly sorry for your loss. My Nana passed away at the end of June and life has been – I’ve sat here for five minutes thinking of a word for how life has been, but I’m … Continue reading My Journey: Learning To Live With Grief…

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…

“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…

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…