5 reasons why Dua Lipa is an ICON

When I was a teenager, going through break-ups that genuinely made me feel like the world was ending, I resorted to Taylor Swift. She helped me through the dark times…

Overcoming: Not feeling good enough

I’ve recently been struggling with something in my life and it’s been hard. Really hard. I would prefer not to go into detail on my blog because this is supposed…

5 things “The Greatest Showman” taught me

  It is a rare occurrence for me to watch a film in the cinema and go home feeling empowered, positive and full of energy! Yeah, I’ve watched plenty of…

#ActuallyICan: Wear whatever the f*ck I like

  Disclaimer: This post was written for The Growing Up Guide According to a recent survey carried out by Edelman Intelligence for the 2017 Dove Global Girls Beauty and Confidence Report, only…

Feeling broody when you’re not ready for children

Disclaimer: This post was written for The Growing Up Guide   Over a year ago, one of my close friends gave birth to a lovely baby boy. Before I gave…

How to stay positive on dreaded “down days”

  Ok, everyone take a sigh of relief because January is OVER. Is it just me or did January 2018 feel longer than the whole of 2017? It has certainly…

On “being the chubby friend”

For as long as I can remember, I have been bigger than the majority of my friends. A few years ago, I was a size 8/10 and I still felt…