Body Confidence Is A Process

Body Confidence Is A Process

As I was sitting down to write this blogpost, I noticed a draft post lurking underneath the published pieces. It was titled “I’m Feeling Disconnected From My Body,” and I wrote it in June earlier this year. As I skimmed over it, I realised that I have made a fair bit of progress since the beginning of summer. Step by step, I have been tackling the restrictive feeling I’d had…

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On Anxiety.

On Anxiety.

It’s currently 9:54pm on Sunday evening. There’s a festival going on down the road from my house and I can hear the music from a mile away and the drunk people wandering down my road. I don’t know if it’s because of the festival, or because it’s the first day of my period, or for no reason at all, but I have been sweating and panicking and crying all afternoon. I…

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Is Love Island A Reflection Of Our Attitudes Towards Attraction, Dating and The Perception Of Women?

Is Love Island A Reflection Of Our Attitudes Towards Attraction, Dating and The Perception Of Women?

Love Island Like most eighteen to thirty-year-old British adults, I have been watching Love Island since the new season started four weeks ago. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a fan of a well-crafted, slightly trashy television show; after I’ve spent the day working, I want nothing more than to curl up in bed and watch rich, beautiful people live out a not-too-deep, semi-reality on my laptop. Like…

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When Did I Become So Afraid Of Change?

When Did I Become So Afraid Of Change?

You know what? Over the past couple of months, I really feel as though I’ve found my feet with my work/life balance. After the, quite frankly, trainwreck of a year where I gave myself no down days and made over a hundred videos, I realised I needed to get a handle on my schedule and my free time. Not only is it important for getting my eight hours a night…

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“Girls Are More Mature Than Boys” And Other Gendered Myths

“Girls Are More Mature Than Boys” And Other Gendered Myths

Lately, I’ve been feeling frustrated. Like a low-key frustration, not a sudden, I’ve-stubbed-my-toe-why-haven’t we-evolved-to-not-do-this anger. I think it’s been building for a while now, but two particular instances brought it to light. The first was a blog post I read by Jameela Jamil. She came across an image of some of the Kardashian sisters with their respective weights edited onto each of their bodies, and felt compelled to discuss how…

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Ending My Complicated Relationship With Food

Ending My Complicated Relationship With Food

Food and I have a love-hate relationship. Mainly love, I won’t lie. Nothing gets me going more than biting into a slice of watermelon and having the juice ooze down your chin, or the folded, glossy scrambled eggs in your fried breakfast after a night out. Food smells good and tastes good, and as we have to eat it three times a day there’s plenty of room for the good…

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