So about a year ago I wrote a post on self-esteem, body confidence and the media. I looked at how the current age of social media and unrealistic perfectionism infects us into striving to be something which is unobtainable. It's annoying but something I've never personally felt too pressured by. Interestingly when I wrote that… Continue reading Health, Weight and Feeling Yourself.
Today's word prompt is ‘peace.’ How do we find inner peace? I used to believe I'd only feel this when everything in life had slotted into place, but I'm realising that through 99% of life there's always something we would change. It's rare we're ever completely happy with our lot. I found that the secret… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 22 – Peace
Today's word prompt is ‘breeze.’ I got back in the gym today after a couple of weeks off and I can't believe the impact a bit of exercise can have on my mood! The effects of exercise on mental health are well documented; with some literature and research finding that it is as effective in… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 17 – Breeze
Love.The complicated, fantastic minefield that we all experience one way or another at some point in life. It can be the most fulfilling yet painful adventure that's full of ups and downs, uncertainty and comfort all at the same time. The rush of excitement and anticipation when you first meet a new partner is unparalleled.… Continue reading Love, loss and supporting your own team
This one is a biggie for me and a subject I've been nervous to write about for fear of being judged, oh the irony. Growing up during my teen years I noticed that I never felt the same pressure as my peers to conform to a certain look, style or fashion and I wasn't overly… Continue reading Self-esteem, body confidence and the media