Why must we be so modest? Best case scenario, it deprives us of a bit of a confidence boost when we brush off a compliment. But, in the worst case, it is an unadulterated lie to both ourselves & those around us.
The only thing still standing firm throughout 2020 with no sign of crumbling under the pressure of Covid is the list of New Year’s Resolutions that I didn’t make & therefore haven’t broken.
I use my white privilege to shield myself from hate, but what about those who don’t have that privilege to shield from the daily hate they face simply because they are black? And what can I do to change that? What can we all do to change that?
A lot of marginalised bodies fight hard to deter the notion we they are someone’s “before” photo, so why are we now volunteering ourselves as that very thing for entertainment?
This time of year divides us into Team Fatness or Team Fitness, leaving my fat-positive-but-wanting-to-lose-weight-for-personal-health-reasons arse in the middle of a real life venn diagram.
After much soul searching with equal amounts of self loathing & self loving, I finally have a conclusion to last post’s discussion.
A huge part of blogging relies on a social media following – actual writing capability doesn’t count for much in the overall success of a blog. Agree?
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?
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.
It may seem a very specific thing that only fans or wags can relate to, the world of wrestling can teach us a few things about real life.
We have so many sources of self love readily available but some brands have jumped on this bandwagon with ulterior motives.
Why, in a world with an ever opening mind, is it socially acceptable to hold certain prejudices?