Challenging what is truly self care and self harm, this short post addresses what's wrong with this terminology, why it’s so damaging to our sense of self, and what we should really be doing to challeneg and change this feeling.Read More
How often do we find negative self-talk is on automatic pilot? Or spending too much time eyeing others up wishing we had what they had, and undervaluing our incredible potential and beauty?
Here we explore the dangers of negative comparisons, how it builds the records that spin in our heads daily, and ways in which we can challenge and change to build self-confidence and body positivity.
Stress is one of the main triggers of relapses in eating disorders. When the stress piles on we panic. We feel out of control and the natural response is to resort to our coping mechanisms, our safety blanket, and in this case the control of food and weight can seem an "easy escape" to help manage the stress of exams. Here we explore this issue and look at ways in which we can keep healthy and happy whiist smashing our studies.Read More
Work-a-holics and busy-bees how do we switch off? Often we find it hard to stop. We are great at offering self-care and wellbeing advice to others but risk burnout and stress, ourselves. Sounds silly but for many of us just 'chilling out' can be really hard. It's something I hate doing, and so I realised it is a challenge I needed to face.
In this post I share my top tips for how to switch off without feeling bad about it!
Go slip on those snuggly PJs, grab a cuppa biscuit, and enjoy todays post.Read More
This post will be particularly useful for those who: Experience a heightened level of anxiety around food and eating.
Are inclined to compensate or punish themselves for food eaten.
Those currently having treatment for, or in recovery for, disordered eating.
Those who find themselves stuck in diet mentality, when eating causes negative self- judgement.
For those caring for another with disordered eating.Read More
Ambition is SexyIt’s Brave It’s Risky It’s Adventurous It’s Empowering
It helped me overcome my eating disorder, and could help you overcome many personal set-backs, be it health, relational or work based
If you’re feeling a little stuck then this post may be just the read you need!Read More