Let’s talk about thin privilege. The concept of thin privilege is purely an attempt to prevent the conversation being about fat people. For years, i, as a size 4, 5 foot 3 individual, denied that thin privilege was a thing. After reading the arguments and experiences of people with a higher body mass, i can … Continue reading Thin privilege?
The answer, in short, is absolutely NOT! Lush have recently been the victims of huge backlash over their 'what the health' promotion campaign, which featured an image on instagram of overweight women posing naked, and included some statistics on obesity and cardiovascular disease. Users instantly took offense to the image, slamming the previously body positive … Continue reading LUSH and body shaming: should we boycott?
I always assumed that going vegan would be the most difficult and time consuming lifestyle choice that you could make. When i went vegetarian almost a year ago, i knew that i would never eat meat again. But looking forward, although i wanted to become vegan, i didn't see it as a permanent lifestyle choice … Continue reading Going vegan
But being vegan is really expensive, right? WRONG! I was always really hesitant to make the change because i expected going vegan to be really detrimental to my bank account, but it doesn't have to be! Aldi is such a popular, cheap supermarket in the UK (my mum even has a favourite branch!!!) but i … Continue reading Affordable vegan- Aldi haul
I am so opposed to all health related new Year's resolutions. It's just a way to fuel your own self hatred when you inevitably fail, isn't it? Who's really going to start eating healthily with all that Christmas food still lying about? But as your eating gets back to normal and you go back to … Continue reading January health tips
As the end of the year approaches, I have been focusing a lot on everything I have done in the past year. 2016 has been hectic: I completed my A levels, started university and moved away from my parents, made actual plans for what I want to do with the rest of my life and … Continue reading This time next year tag
The thing about university is it is the place where you discover yourself. The problem is, once you discover yourself, you might find that you don’t actually like what you’ve discovered at all. You might discover that this period of your life that you hoped would be a fresh beginning, a new opportunity, the defining … Continue reading Count your blessings, there are more than you think!