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Self Care Week: Let’s all be a Little More Selfish

Self Care Week: Let’s all be a Little More Selfish

This week is National Self Care week, but do we actually know what ‘self care’ is? There’s so much contradicting information banded about, it can be hard to figure out what the deal actually is.…

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Chronic Pain and Mental Health: World Mental Health Day

Chronic Pain and Mental Health: World Mental Health Day

It all started one unremarkable night when I was 11. Earlier that day I’d been out riding my horse, and was relaxing on the sofa waiting for ‘I’m a celebrity…Get me out of here!’ to…

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A Letter to my Teenage Self

A Letter to my Teenage Self

Dear me, Stop being so hard on yourself. You’re so young, and you don’t have to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders. I know you’re in a bit of a crisis right…

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Body confidence boosting ideas for when you’re having a bad day

Body confidence boosting ideas for when you’re having a bad day

I’ve really enjoyed doing a body confidence month and can’t believe this post is the final instalment! As much as I’m looking forward to writing about a broader range of subjects again, this certainly won’t…

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Body confidence survey results

Body confidence survey results

A few weeks ago I put out an online survey which delved into our perceptions of our bodies, and the factors that may contribute towards these. First off, I want to thank everyone who took…

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My favourite body confidence boosting Instagrammers

My favourite body confidence boosting Instagrammers

It’s often assumed that social media is detrimental to body-confidence, and although in a lot of instances this may be true, I think to tar all aspects of social media with the same brush is…

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Body Confidence Month: My journey to self-acceptance

Body Confidence Month: My journey to self-acceptance

  These two pictures represent a huge journey. In the picture on the left, I weighed around 8 stone. I was ‘thin’, which in society is often seen as a synonym for ‘healthy’. The reality…

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How to beat gymtimidation

How to beat gymtimidation

Going to the gym for the first time can be a daunting experience. I’ve touched on this before, but it’s something I feel so passionately about. The ‘trend’ of shaming people at the gym on…

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How to kick your nail-biting habit

How to kick your nail-biting habit

Nail-biting is something I’ve struggled with for a number of years. It can be so disheartening, as you could be making a huge effort and doing really well and then all of a sudden, all…

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How to acheive higher exam grades by caring less

How to acheive higher exam grades by caring less

You may or may not know that the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is stress, and with tonnes of people from SATS age right up to university in the middle of exams…

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