The Benefits Of Wearing Our Heart On Our Sleeve

There are a lot of benefits to wearing our heart on our sleeve & being vulnerable isn’t always a bad thing; without a fall we can never get up.

Sunshine Blogger Awards 2019

Oh em bloody gee, I haven’t been nominated once for the peer-recognition Sunshine Blogger Awards 2019 but twice!

Body Positivity Or Body Confidence?

We were taught that body positivty & body confidence were interchangeable only to now find that bopo is exclusively for marginalised bodies. And as a result of this there is a backlash on “incorrectly” using the term.

Coming Out As A Loser On The Plus Size Scene

TW. Bariatric surgery is not a decision I’ve made lightly & I’ve made it known to all the counselors / dietitians / exercise instructors I’ve met so far that I’m happy in my own skin & I will always support the plus world. So why am I scared of the plus world shunning me?

This Girl Has Got Grit!

The Grace, Gratitude, Grit journal is the most uplifting combination of inspiring reading material & reflective writing space featuring guidance from author Leanne Brown to be a wife, a mother & an all round kickass achiever.

Don’t Look Back In Anger & Never Forget: Long Live The 22

To show our love & respect for the 22 victims of the Manchester Arena attack two years on, I teamed up with Take Heart to spread the love throughout our city.

The 88 & Friends

You might have seen some of the handiwork of the self love wonder that is The 88 & Friends but who, what & why are they?

How To Adopt A Gratitude Attitude

It sounds as patronising as being in a bout of depression & being told to “cheer up” but this one is actually achievable. And you don’t even have to write lists or talk to yourself in the mirror.

Wedded Bliss: Happily Ever After

For years I’ve dreaded the “where do you see yourself in five years time?” questions because until he put a ring on it, I didn’t have a clue. Now I know exactly what I want.

Wedded Bliss: How To Have A Champagne Wedding On A Lemonade Budget

We lived our champagne wedding on a lemonade budget, & there’s nothing stopping you doing the same with a bit of patience & a lot of nice.