10 Self-Care and Self-Love Promises

6 years ago my health deteriorated so badly I became virtually bed bound. I was physically and mentally broken, and I felt like I had no reason to live. I could never have imagined that such a catastrophic event could actually (eventually) bring about positive events and changes. Becoming so physically ill has forced me Read the full article…

10 Tips To Get You Through Bad Mental Health Days

I wrote post especially for ProHealth and it first appeared there on the 29th September 2018. I have personally suffered from depression and anxiety most my life. In fact I don’t remember a time when I didn’t feel their presence. I spent a lot of time denying their existence. I think I hoped by ignoring Read the full article…

How can you help a friend who may be contemplating suicide?

I wrote post especially for ProHealth and it first appeared there on the 10th September 2018. There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about suicide after some high profile, seemingly happy and successful (whatever that word means) people took their own lives. Although it’s good to talk about mental health, it Read the full article…

Celebrating body positivity does not equate to promoting obesity

Tess Holliday, a popular plus size model who celebrates body positivity, is on the cover of October’s UK edition of Cosmopolitan. Tess posted on Twitter; “Phew, I’m literally a COSMO Girl!” accompanied by a beautiful photo and the message; “If I saw a body like mine on this magazine when I was a young girl, Read the full article…