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 … Continue reading Why I’m Going Back to Therapy; When Does Self Care Stop Being Enough?
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 … Continue reading The 1:1 Rule – My Self Care Hero
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 … Continue reading The Self Care Hack You Need To Know
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 … 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 … Continue reading 3 Tips to Help You When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed
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 … Continue reading 4 Self Care Tips for When You’re Feeling Blue
I've been experiencing a little writers block lately. I don't want to write shite anymore. It doesn't feel good to publish blog posts that I don't take any pride in. I don't want to feel obliged to post something on certain days just to keep up with other bloggers. So I've decided not to continue … Continue reading Ten Things I’d Tell My Younger Self
Following bopo accounts on Instagram is crucial to developing self love and body positivity. Why? Well considering the fact that these days most of us spend more time on our phones than off them, it's no wonder that the messages we receive through our social media have an immeasurable impact on how we think and … Continue reading My Five Favourite Self Love Accounts
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've … Continue reading Five Things I’ve Learned About Self Love
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 the … Continue reading Call Me Fat. Please.
There's no doubt about it; once you embrace self love and body positivity there's no looking back!!! But what do you do when other people don't share your enthusiasm? How do you handle the pressure to conform? I'm a year into my self love/body positive journey, and there's no question that I'm immeasurably happier and … Continue reading How I Deal With Family Who Still Want Me To Lose Weight
For those of you who don't know, 'bopo' stands for body positivity. And there is an enormous, and rapidly growing, bopo community online, particularly on Instagram. The online bopo community has had such an impact on my life over the past few months. But I have noticed that when I mention it to my family … Continue reading Why The BoPo Community is so Important