body love

  • what happens when you stop hating your body

    5 Amazing Things That Happen When You Stop Hating Your Body

    They tell you if you love your body, you’ll let yourself go It’s a lie. I take better care of my body now that I’ve accepted my fine lines, cellulite, and everything that’s “wrong” with it, than I did back when I hated every flaw. During my teen years, I’d starve myself for days so […]

  • feel beautiful

    Feeling Beautiful Is A Choice. Make It.

    “People always ask me, ‘You have so much confidence. Where did that come from?’ It came from me. One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was a beautiful girl… It doesn’t have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is […]

  • 5 Body Image Myths, Busted!

    For most of my life, I hated my body. I used to think that, if only it were perfect, then I’d be happier and have both the job and man of my dreams. And to make it perfect, I needed to hate it, to punish it into shape. Because, if I started to like it […]

  • You Look So Skinny is not a compliment

    “You Look So Skinny” Is NOT A Compliment!

    “You look so skinny!” For more than a decade, I longed to hear those words. Although I have never been fat (I’ve always oscillated between UK sizes 8-12), my curves never made me look skinny. No one ever had a problem with my big breasts, but my hips, thighs, and bum were all deemed too […]

  • cellulite is normal - get over it

    Get Over It, Cellulite Is Normal!

    Summer is my favourite time of the year – and not just because I was born on a hot August day. I love the longer, hotter days lazily spent lying around on the beach or exploring a new park. The softer colours as nature blooms. The way life’s hectic pace slows down, shifting our focus […]