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

mental health, Uncategorized

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

book review, mental health

‘Just eat it’ Laura Thomas – book review

It might be a bold statement, but I'm pretty sure that this is the best book I've read in a long time. Laura is a registered nutritionist working in an intuitive eating clinic in London. I firstly fell in love with her Podcast; Don't salt my game. It was through that, that I discovered she… Continue reading ‘Just eat it’ Laura Thomas – book review

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

church, family, pregnancy, Uncategorized

The birth of Reuben. A planned, third c-section.

I wrote this post the day my baby was born. But haven't got around to sharing it until now. I planned on going back through and editing it in an attempt to make it 'better' but I've decided to leave it exactly as it is. Written under the influence of all the drugs and emotions...… Continue reading The birth of Reuben. A planned, third c-section.

church

If you draw nearer to Him you’re burdens WILL be made lighter.

'And I will also ease the burdens which are put upon your shoulders, that even you cannot feel them upon your backs, even while you are in bondage; and this will I do that ye May stand as witnesses for me hereafter, and that ye May know of a surety that I, the Lord God,… Continue reading If you draw nearer to Him you’re burdens WILL be made lighter.

mental health

Fight the illness, not JUST the stigma..

I had every intention of diving into my mental health at some point on here however I didn't expect it to be so soon. Ell told me earlier that it is world mental health day today and so I had a quick look through that feed and naturally there were a lot of mental health… Continue reading Fight the illness, not JUST the stigma..