What even is a summer body anyway?

A whole load of BS, that’s what. Bikini body season is back and with Love Island in full swing, it’s impossible for us less-than-conventionally-perfect girls to ignore those bits of our bodies that could have benefited from a winter gym sesh or three. With more pressure to look “perfect” on girls and increasingly on boys too, the…

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Moments and milestones – a year of blogging!

In case you missed it (I did), last week marked a whole year of blogging for me (and a whole year of agonising over names and designs and images). It’s also a whole year of lovely readers coming to my teeny corner of the internet – please keep coming back. I started writing to share…

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5 reasons it’s pretty damn good to be a girl…

… Even if it doesn’t always feel that way. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll no doubt know all about all the BS that’s going on in the world of gender inequality. From unequal pay to far too many sexual harassment stories and accusations, it’s enough to frustrate any enlightened human being. There’s…

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Moments and milestones

A short and sweet post coming your way… Whilst it’s important to celebrate the little things, it’s the big moments that really remind us of how far we’ve come and all the great things we’re capable of. When I was busy being organised and planning out my blog titles, I realised just how many milestones…

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“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year”

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a wise man, so it only makes sense to draw inspiration from him to start 2018 off right. It’s safe to say that the year just gone has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs for me, so it’s with Emerson’s words in mind that I’m heading 2018 with all the…

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This is Halloween, this is Halloween…

… Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! If you don’t know that song, you might as well stop reading here. Or go and watch The Nightmare Before Christmas ASAP. I’m pretty new to the whole Halloween loving thing. My Halloween game started to pick up when I was at uni, and then hit an all-time high when I went…

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Putting on a brave face

“Putting on a brave face”. Otherwise known as “suffering in silence”. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, sometimes we can’t bring ourselves to show others what we’re going through. But, that means that sneaky little issues, like depression and anxiety (and any other issues you feel are relevant), slip through the cracks, going unnoticed by the…

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