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 time around. Well, I’ve been back and once again, therapy … Continue reading My Return to Therapy – What I’ve learned so far
So if you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that I’ve been having a bit of a tough time lately. Even though I’ve had an amazing year so far, for the most part, I’ve felt my mental health declining slowly and steadily for a number of months now. As a result, I’ve decided to go back to therapy. I’ve booked an appointment with … Continue reading Why I’m Going Back to Therapy; When Does Self Care Stop Being Enough?
Everyone loves to blame social media for everything that’s wrong with the world today, don’t they? Well I’ve got news for you; Social media isn’t the source of all evil. Or, at least, it doesn’t have to be! I used Instagram to transform my relationship with my body, and you can too. But Instagram isn’t just great for body positivity. There’s literally a community for … Continue reading These Instagram Accounts Could Change Your Life
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
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
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
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 it’s becoming more common all the time as the rates … Continue reading 3 Tips to Help You When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed
Louise Mc Sharry is a DJ, journalist, instagrammer, cancer survivor and Mum. Speaking outwardly on her Instagram about body shame and unrealistic beauty standards, I couldn’t wait to hear her story about the relationship she has to her body. Can you start off by describing the attitude to beauty in your family home while you were growing up and how you think that affected you? … Continue reading My Body & Me with Louise Mc Sharry
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! So here we are. Almost a month later and timed … Continue reading From Binge Eating Disorder To Intuitive Eating: How I Healed My Relationship With Food.
Denise Smith is a stylist, a journalist, a bride to be. I was dying to ask Denise about how her experiences have shaped her relationship with her body and her mental health more broadly, especially as she works in the fashion and beauty industry. Can you start off by describing the attitude to beauty in your family home while you were growing up and how … Continue reading My Body & Me with Denise Smith
We can’t be happy all the time, can we? No. Definitely not. Even the most positive people have their moments when it all gets a bit too much for them. Whether it’s work related anxiety, relationship problems, a family feud, a fallout with a friend, financial woes, or just your period playing havoc with your hormones (thanks again Mother Nature). We all feel blue from … Continue reading 4 Self Care Tips for When You’re Feeling Blue
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 and watching ourselves fail over and over again, of course it’s … Continue reading The Secret To Setting Goals: New Years Resolutions That Work