body positivity, mental health

Social Anxiety, Swedish strangers, and a fat activist.

In March i decided that I was no longer going to say no to doing things based on fear or anxiety. I decided the only reasons I would turn down doing something would be physical incapability or it because went against my beliefs or morals. My goal was to experience new things and ultimately morph… Continue reading Social Anxiety, Swedish strangers, and a fat activist.

mental health

Does this person spark joy?

Have you seen the Marie Kondo series on Netflix? Well I haven't lol. I was meant to watch it prior to writing this but I got too involved in prison break and can't currently watch anything but that. Nevertheless, I sort of get the gist of it. I have a friend who was vibing on… Continue reading Does this person spark joy?

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What it can be like living with an eating disorder

It's been national eating disorder awareness week this week and although I know I've already shared a few posts about the toxicity of diet culture, I wanted to really hone in on what it can be like to be a person who is living with an eating disorder. I could throw facts and statistics at… Continue reading What it can be like living with an eating disorder

body positivity

Break the rules and feel the freedom 💛

Did you know that if you are a person living in a fat body, there is a list of rules that you should be following? Rules that exist to give you the opportunity to be treated fairly, or even almost equally within society, of course providing you obey these rules. You're probably aware of this,… Continue reading Break the rules and feel the freedom 💛

body positivity, mental health

Freeing yourself from diet culture opens you up to body love

I think it's clicked you know. Something has finally happened inside my brain and allowed me to fully step outside the diet culture box. And now I'm standing here able to see everything around me so clearly and untainted. Ive been taking baby steps in and out of it for a couple of months, and… Continue reading Freeing yourself from diet culture opens you up to body love

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Book therapy

Reading has always been a big part of my life. I think mostly because of the sense of escapism you get by losing yourself in a good book, Especially when your reality isn't at its most glorious point. About 18 months ago when my desire for escapism was probably at its highest, i decided that… Continue reading Book therapy

mental health

Healing is not linear – mental health recovery

How are we even in February already? My nan spent all of January complaining that it was lasting forever, what was she even talking about?! It flew by! I wanted to do a sort of 'check in' on my 2019 goals but realised I never told anybody what they were so I guess I'll just… Continue reading Healing is not linear – mental health recovery