We are all familiar with the concept of social media vs reality—bright shiny filters applied to our faces and lives to make them look glossier than they really are. But do we take things a step further?Continue reading “Why filtering ourselves online is bad for wellbeing”
Being sensitive is a mixed bag. It can be painful and emotional at times, but it can also be a strength, fostering compassion, self-awareness, and empathy for others. But to someone sensitive, words can be a double-edged sword.Continue reading “How our words can affect sensitive people”
It’s an exhausting way to live, to be mentally at battle with some element of yourself all the time. To want to be body positive but to still have a negative guttural reaction to yourself. And it’s hardly our fault that we feel this way. We have been bombarded with messaging around body size and image since we entered the world.Continue reading “Tips for becoming more body positive”
Don’t judge a book by its cover, assumption is the mother of all F ups, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. So many phrases we frequently use but rarely manage to adhere to that all amount to the same thing; advice to look beneath the surface. Because what we see on the outside rarely reflects what someone is experiencing on the inside.
Come as You Are (Emily Nagoski) is essentially about female sexuality, and a bit of science, spelled out letter by letter in crayon for those of us who don’t have a PhD in Genius.Continue reading “Review of sexual wellbeing book ‘Come As You Are’”