Trigger warning: this article contains language related to self-harm, eating disorders and suicide that may be triggering to some individuals. Emaciated, white female, with blonde hair stood in front of the mirror seeing herself as much bigger than she is. Politely refusing all food offered to her. This is the face of eating disorders. … Read moreThe Face of Mental Illnesses
Media has caught onto the body positive community, but the issue with that is what they are using the term as a synonym for self-love. They’re using the term body positive to describe how you should love yourself exactly as you are. And whilst I agree that everyone should love themselves exactly as they are … Read moreWhat Is Body Positivity?
Calorie counting. I can pretty much guarantee that at some point in everyone’s life, they’ve spent time Googling the calorie content of your coffee from your favourite coffee shop or constantly being on a calorie counting app (I’m looking at you MyFitnessPal). For many with eating disorders, this quickly becomes a religious thing – you … Read moreTop Tips for Breaking Up with Calorie Counting
Up until the age of 21, I had pretty clear skin. I complained about a few blemishes here and there, but that’s only because of my perfectionist nature and picking every single part of myself apart. I had a normal skin type, it was smooth, I could put anything on it and it would be … Read moreAcne: The Truth Behind Cosmetic Companies