The 1:1 Rule – My Self Care Hero

If there’s one thing that’s important for our mental health, it’s self care. Every day self care is necessary for keeping us physically and mentally healthy and happy. And if there’s 1 thing that really helps me to manage my self care, it’s the 1:1 Rule. This is a rule that I learned when I was in therapy and struggling to understand the difference between … Continue reading The 1:1 Rule – My Self Care Hero

3 Reasons To Stop Using The Word “Healthy”

Health has become the ultimate trend. Far beyond the durability of our bodies and minds, the new idea of health is actually much more of an aesthetic one than a biological one. Do people really care about their health? Are they really in the gym training 6 days a week because they don’t want to have to get a hip replaced at 70? Or are … Continue reading 3 Reasons To Stop Using The Word “Healthy”

Self Care Hack Self Love

The Self Care Hack You Need To Know

I know that you guys are as into the idea of self care as I am. My self care posts get so much positive feedback and engagement, and you’re always asking for more. If you haven’t already, check out my 4 Self Care Tips For When You’re Feeling Blue. It’s so great to see so many people investing in themselves and their mental health through … Continue reading The Self Care Hack You Need To Know

What to Do When You’ve Outgrown Those Around You

One of the most difficult things about personal growth of any kind is that it, more often than not, leads to the realization that some of the people in your life need to leave it. This can be particularly painful when the friend in question is somebody that you’ve got a shared history with. Maybe they’re an old school friend that you’ve known since you were … Continue reading What to Do When You’ve Outgrown Those Around You

Body Positivity and Sex Positivity

If you’re following me, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the term “body positivity” and what it means. You may even BE body positive yourself… Yay! But are you familiar with “sex positivity” and what that means? In honour of Masturbation Month (yes, that’s a real thing and it’s happening right now) I thought I’d get stuck into sex positivity on the blog and share my … Continue reading Body Positivity and Sex Positivity

What’s in My Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe

In a recent post I talked about how I plan to buy less trend driven, fast fashion pieces and instead opt for timeless stylish pieces that I’ll wear season after season. You can read that post here!  I decided to share with you guys my plans for said capsule wardrobe. I’ve put quite a lot of thought into this. I’ve written lists of key staples for … Continue reading What’s in My Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe

3 Tips For Body Positive Parenting

One of the topics that I get asked to write about most often is how we can parent our children in a way that encourages them to grow up into self-loving, body positive adults. Body positive parenting is something very close to my heart as I try to raise my seven-year-old daughter to really love and accept herself and her body just as she is. … Continue reading 3 Tips For Body Positive Parenting

How To Practice Self-Compassion

Self-compassion is probably the most important aspect of self-love. Without it, it’s impossible to love yourself in any real way. But most of us have been programmed since we were infants to be the opposite of compassionate towards ourselves. So how do we know what it even is anymore, and how can we practice it? There is so much information online about self-compassion. If it’s … Continue reading How To Practice Self-Compassion

Quality Over Quantity; How I’m Getting to Grips With My Shopping Habit

I think it’s fair to say that having a wardrobe full of clothes and nothing to wear isn’t an uncommon problem among Irish women today. We all know that feeling don’t we? Staring into our wardrobes with eyes glazed over by the sheer multitude of items we see, and yet totally underwhelmed by our lack of choice. So Many Clothes, Nothing To Wear In the … Continue reading Quality Over Quantity; How I’m Getting to Grips With My Shopping Habit

My Body & Me With Sophie White

Sophie White is an author, a weekly columnist, journalist, pro-podcaster, wife and Mum of two. Sophie’s unique no-holes-bared wit and willingness to shoot the shit with absolute, and sometimes borderline grotesque, honesty makes her not only one of the funniest women in Ireland, but also one of my absolute favorite female voices today. I was so excited to talk to her about her experience with … Continue reading My Body & Me With Sophie White

3 Things I Need to Work On

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about personal growth; how far I’ve come in the past year, and how much I’ve learned about myself. And while that’s great and it’s super important to bask in the glow of personal growth and feel proud of yourself, I think it’s equally as important to always strive for more growth. There are obviously lots of aspects of my … Continue reading 3 Things I Need to Work On