Can Instagram really make you more body positive?

Since ditching the dieting lifestyle that gave me the 'perfect' body and a twisted mindset, I've made a conscious effort to redefine what beautiful means to me. I've retrained my brain to realise that not everyone can or should look the same. We can't all have a tiny waist, a big perky butt, a generous … Continue reading Can Instagram really make you more body positive?

#LoveMyBody Twitter chat starting Monday 8pm

I'm so excited to tell you that I'll be hosting my very own Twitter chat starting this Mondat at 8pm. As you know, I'm a huge advocate of body positivity and have gone through a lot of issues with food, dieting and body image. I love the positive messages that are out there regarding body … Continue reading #LoveMyBody Twitter chat starting Monday 8pm

Why I’m not dieting this January (even though I’m a size 16)

A few years ago I would've planned a fresh new blog post ready to go live featuring my favourite fat-loss tips for January, or how to 'get back on track' after Christmas. Now, I can't be f*@ked with all that.  I still love eating healthily because it gives me the energy to do the things … Continue reading Why I’m not dieting this January (even though I’m a size 16)

The amazing mental health benefits I gained from exercise

  I stared blankly at my to-do list. This list had been growing steadily for many months since my department had lost two members of staff and I had naively offered to pick up the extra work in a bid for praise, more money or a promotion - looking back I can't remember exactly why … Continue reading The amazing mental health benefits I gained from exercise