Coping With Fatphobia Online

You’ve seen a fatphobic post on your Instagram feed – a post that belittles and humiliates you and your body – and you immediately want to pick up your phone (the innocent party in this scenario), and fuck it at the nearest wall. As understandable and justified as that response may be, it might cause…

3 Self Care Practices To Calm Your Temper

No matter how good your mental health may be, life gets us down sometimes. People piss us off, buses are late, we get caught in the rain and things just don’t go our way 100% of the time, right? But just because something has gone wrong doesn’t mean you need to let it ruin your…

Social Media Detox – Why It’s Important

We hear about social media detoxes a lot these days. There are even social media retreats that you can go on now where Instagram and Facebook are replaced with yoga and meditation. But are they really necessary? And if so, why? This week I’ve had a social media detox. Well – not a full week…

The Best Way To Overcome Your Food Guilt

Who doesn’t feel guilty after eating “bad foods”? In today’s diet-driven, weight loss obsessed, thin-worshiping world, I tip my hat to any woman who’s managed to make it through without developing serious issues when it comes to food and guilt. And I should know – that used to be one of the most prevalent issues…

4 Things I Love About Myself

Happy Valentines Day my loves! Look, let’s all be honest. It can be a tough old day for us single gals. Whether you’re suffering from chronic singledom or you’re still reeling over a recent heartbreak, it’s shite. And no, professing your self love isn’t going to fill that little empty space. But, it might remind…

5 New Year’s Resolutions Ideas for Self Love

Happy New Year beautiful! No matter what kind of year you had in 2018, it’s time to draw a line under it and move into 2019 as best you can. If you’re like me and find that setting resolutions helps you to to focus your mind on what you want to achieve in the next…

New Years Resolutions; Why I Still Believe in Them

Omg, how is it New Year’s Eve once again? On the one hand, I feel as though 2018 was the longest year of my life. It seems like much more than just 12 months ago that I sat down on the couch opposite Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late Show. But, on the other hand…

My Body & Me With Rebecca Flynn

Rebecca, who you may know as @flynnfluencer, was one of the first friends I made through my Instagram account. Way back in March 2017, Rebecca and I met amid the hustle and bustle of hair and make up on a swimwear shoot we were modelling in for The Sunday Independent. The magazine was doing a…

My Body & Me With Gill

You might know Gill better as her alias, @sciencesnapstories. She began on Snapchat, sharing her scientific knowledge about almost everything you could possibly think of with her avid followers, but soon moved over to Instagram as her primary platform. Why do I follow Gill? Well honestly, I follow Gill because she legitimizes my beliefs. For…

Meditation for Beginners – 3 Tips to Begin Your Practice

Meditation is something that we’re hearing more and more about these days. While in the past it was seen as something a bit “nonsensey”, today it has become mainstream. This is mainly thanks to the mindfulness movement, and the toned down, less evangelical version of mediation it promotes. As a result of this, attitudes towards…

My Return to Therapy – What I’ve learned so far

You may or may not have read my blog post from back in September in which I talked about the fact that I was going back to therapy after almost two years. In that blog post I talked about my reasons for going back, and what I was hoping/expecting to get out of it this…