Black and white. Hands up who is a fan of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? Then why are so many of us caught up in the black-or-white, all-or-nothing mindset? In order to get from black to white there are many shades of grey in between. So why do I / we struggle to see this middle … Continue reading Black | White | All | Nothing
With Eating Disorder Awareness Week taking place next week 27th - 5th March it's a little reminder just how crucial awareness of this 'silent' illness is. Eating disorders are a very secretive illness. Using myself as an example, to begin with I looked fine, my favourite phrase was 'I'm fine' or 'I'm ok' and I … Continue reading Giving the silent illness a voice
Can you believe January is already over and February is underway? If I'm honest I usually dislike Jan, it's a strange month after the Christmas period, everything goes back to normal but feels incredibly slow. It's cold, it's grey and everyone lacks motivation. Most years my January is faced with New Years resolutions that I … Continue reading Looking back over January
If you had to write a letter to 'your younger self' what would you say? I was asked this question and it really got me thinking. This is such a valuable thing to do. My letter to my younger self: Hey there little one, You probably don't recognise me now. You won't recognise me for … Continue reading A Letter To My Younger self
What are you going to START for Lent? I can't believe it's that time of year again. Pancake day is just around the corner and so that means Lent will soon begin! Thousands of people will be giving something up on Wednesday 10th February. Some may be doing it for fun, others to prove a … Continue reading What are you going to START for Lent?