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 was in therapy and struggling to understand the difference between … 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 many people investing in themselves and their mental health through … 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 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
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’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 churning out blog post after blog post for the sake … 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 feel. When we make the decision to start working hard … 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 come to understand self love for what it really is, … 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 time. They used it as an insult, so to me … 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 healthier for it. But unfortunately not everybody in my life … 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 and friends, they typically brush it off as more social … Continue reading Why The BoPo Community is so Important
The world today is so full of contradictions. We often find ourselves conflicted and unsure. Especially when we’re trying to make meaningful change in our lives. For example, I used to really struggle with the contradiction between being body positive and my undeniable desire to lose weight. It seemed that I couldn’t have both. How could I claim to love my body but at the … Continue reading So You Want To Be Body Positive And Lose Weight At The Same Time?