My body-confidence story

After my last post Is there such a thing as a “Summer body?” and the corresponding photo I used to promote it on Instagram (as above), which incidentally was the first time I felt truly body confident, it lead me to thinking I should share a little of my own journey to body confidence. And what better time, given that it’s just been Easter and many … Continue reading My body-confidence story

Is there such a thing as a “Summer body?”

    Now that Spring has sprung and the weather is supposedly getting warmer we often see people start to remark on how pretty everything is getting. We marvel at the beauty of nature. Yet, there is a very ugly side to this time of year too as we start to see an overriding shift in consciousnesses that we too must be getting ‘prettier.’ As … Continue reading Is there such a thing as a “Summer body?”

Let’s Dance the Night Away with Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis

After gushing about how an amazing act of kindness allowed me to get to the show in last week’s blog post Believe there is good in the world in today’s post I’m going to gush some more but this time about the man, oops I mean the show itself. As most people that know me will know I am a massive fan of Strictly Come Dancing, it … Continue reading Let’s Dance the Night Away with Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis

What I love about me

Perhaps the title of this blog post might sound a bit arrogant and boastful to some but in a world where low self-esteem fuels our advertising and beauty industries more people need to be defying the notion that having self-esteem and loving ourselves is about arrogance. Because at the end of the day having good self-esteem is a sure fire way to be truly happy … Continue reading What I love about me

Believe there is good in the world

There are times when the world seems like such an awful place, a place without compassion or humanity. Whether it be hearing about yet another terror attack or political changes with harsh consequences. Or it can be something on a more personal level where you’re being disrespected and treated badly. Our tv’s and our social media feeds are full of doom and gloom and hatred. … Continue reading Believe there is good in the world

What happens when we’re over exposed to perfect selfies online?

    In one of my previous blog posts Think before you hit send, which if you have not already read you can do so here, I explored the affect the written word can have on our mental health, especially in young people. Today, I wanted to carry on with this topic, however this time I want to concentrate on the influence of the images that we see … Continue reading What happens when we’re over exposed to perfect selfies online?

Understanding the true value of friendship

I’ve been struggling a bit with writing blog posts lately and even though the ideas are there I’m struggling with the words, life seems like one big vacuum lately just lots and lots of space and emptiness. Now, I don’t wish to imply I’m depressed because I’m really not but things aren’t peachy either. And I think during these times you have an awful lot of … Continue reading Understanding the true value of friendship