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 thisContinue reading “My Return to Therapy – What I’ve learned so far”

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?Continue reading “How To Practice Self-Compassion”

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 thinkContinue reading “3 Tips to Help You When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed”

From Binge Eating Disorder To Intuitive Eating: How I Healed My Relationship With Food.

A couple of weeks ago I spoke on my IG stories about how I feel about food and it got such an amazing response from you guys. I followed it up with a poll asking if you’d like a blog post on how I’ve healed my relationship with food and guess what? You said Yes!Continue reading “From Binge Eating Disorder To Intuitive Eating: How I Healed My Relationship With Food.”

The Secret To Setting Goals: New Years Resolutions That Work

I can’t believe it’s that time of year again! But you know what? I’m delighted that it’s time, once again, to establish my priorities and set my goals for the year ahead. I know it’s easy to dismiss the idea of New Years Resolutions. After years and years of making the same old resolutions andContinue reading “The Secret To Setting Goals: New Years Resolutions That Work”

20 Things That Are Hard AF When You’ve Got Depression.

Last night I came across a post on Instagram which highlighted the glamorisation of the #selfcaresunday hashtag. It really made me think about the way we talk about self care, and I realised that I haven’t been very forthcoming when it comes to talking about the daily struggles I faced during my depression. So inContinue reading “20 Things That Are Hard AF When You’ve Got Depression.”

The Bikini Body Bullshit 

It’s that time of year again, when our social media becomes saturated by Bikini Body workouts, meal plans and ‘thinspiration’. I’m sure you’ve already guessed that it’s not something that I enjoy. Far from it. But given how pervasive the Bikini Body pressure is in society, I have to face facts and accept the realityContinue reading “The Bikini Body Bullshit “

Five Things I’ve Learned About Self Love 

This time last year I had just recently embarked on the most important mission of my life; to fall in love with myself. Like most people, I suppose, the idea of self love was completely alien to me back then, and I made all kinds of crazy assumptions about the concept. Since then though, I’veContinue reading “Five Things I’ve Learned About Self Love “

Six Depression Myths Busted! 

Depression remaims baffelingly misunderstood in Ireland today despite how common it is becoming. Having suffered with what became crippling depression myself, I’m passionate about doing what I can to raise awareness around this dangerous mental illness that takes thousands of lives every year. So I decided to choose six common myths around depression and bustContinue reading “Six Depression Myths Busted! “

Call Me Fat. Please.

The word ‘fat’ is one of the most loaded words in the English language. Fat means ugly, lazy, irresponsible, slob, unsuccessful, unattractive, unsexy, undesirable, unhealthy, uneducated, weak willed, and about a hundred other negative things. Growing up I was always mortified when other people called me fat. And they did. To my face. All theContinue reading “Call Me Fat. Please.”