Anxiety is something I've suffered with, in various degrees of severity, since I was 10 years old. At the best of times, I don't even notice it's there. At the worst of times, I am completely housebound, unable to leave the safety of my room and questioning the point of continuing with life. But you … Continue reading Why I DON’T want to get rid of my anxiety
Those simple, three words that I've never said out loud: 'I have anxiety'. I have heard and read them so many times. Unfortunately, quite a few of my friends suffer from anxiety disorders, and most are quite open about their struggles. This is something I envy. I have never found it easier to talk about … Continue reading Mental Health chat
I love Primark. It's almost an addiction. Shopping every week, skimming through the exact same clothes that i looked at the week before. Thinking i was saving money by buying loads of cheap items that i really don't need. Wearing the clothes that everyone else has. Wearing the clothes that were made by some of … Continue reading Ethical fashion?
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