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…

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…

Book Review: The Source by Judith Mc Adam

A few months ago I was contacted by a PR and asked if I’d like to be sent a copy of a new book written by Judith Mc Adam. When the PR explained the premise of the book to me, I jumped at the chance to get my hands on it. At the time I…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

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…

3 Tips to Help You When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

I recently talked about the things that I do when I’m feeling overwhelmed on my Instagram stories, and followed up with a poll asking you guys if you’d like a blog post on this topic. Most of you said “HELL YES!”, so here it is! Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed from time to time? I think…