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This blog is a place to nurture positive thoughts and to encourage people to feel free of social expectations and comparisons. Its a place where mental health is openly discussed, my experiences are shared, and body positivity and self love is actively promoted. This is a place for you to read my thoughts and to realise that you are not alone: the world is on your side.

November 22, 2018

Most people are the way that they are because of what’s happened to them in the past. Of course you have the power to change that and to develop yourself beyond that influence, but the baseline of your behaviours is created from learnt behaviour as a child. Our first i...

October 30, 2018

Yesterday Joe and I were talking about mental health and making changes to help yourself. We came up with the analogy of trekking through a rainforest.

When you’re in a deep mental struggle, it feels like you’re trekking through an overgrown forest. It’s exhausting. You...

October 13, 2018

Yesterday was my 22nd birthday and it was the perfect combination of simple and happy.

First of all was compulsory birthday breakfast at a local bakery which does the best homemade bread. Then I felt like I was very much adulting because we went to ikea and bought bath...

September 20, 2018

In a society with such a strong feminine movement, I find it so strange when women don’t support other women. What has happened in this world that has made people actively bring down and work against people of their own gender when there are people out there fighting s...

August 2, 2018

When you’re boyfriend owns a Garden Design and Gardening business, you tend to pick up on a few bits of plant knowledge. One of the things I have learnt about the value of plants if that it’s not just about the aesthetic of the flowers it produces. Now, this isn’t a bl...

July 18, 2018

Recently I’ve observed or spoken to a lot of people who are struggling with food. Its heart breaking to see people experiencing the destructive cycle of disordered eating when you’ve seen first hand the detrimental impact it can have on people’s lives.

If you’re struggl...

June 30, 2018

Today is the last day of our time in Portugal and as usual, travelling allows time for personal reflection.

I am lucky enough that I have always had the opportunity to travel, whether it be with family, friends or alone. Exploring the world around me is a big passion of...

May 30, 2018

It’s that time of year when people are finishing university and starting to think about what they want to do with their life. Kind of daunting, kind of exciting.

When you go on the internet and search ‘jobs in [subject]’ it can be very overwhelming when you see hundreds...

May 19, 2018

Earlier this week the internet was alive with comments about Kim Kardashian's latest sponsored instagram post where she was actively promoting "diet suppressant lollipops". After a huge backlash from the public calling her a toxic influence on young girls, the post was...

April 30, 2018

The mind works in strange ways. It likes to tell us things that aren’t true. It likes to play on our insecurities and make us feel like we aren’t worthy of love from ourselves or others.

Luckily, we can separate our thoughts from our reality. We can rebel against the da...

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Body Image and Self Worth

November 23, 2017

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