You can’t #hashtagplusblogger

You can’t #hashtagplusblogger

I added this prompt to the Hashtag Plus Blogger challenge myself. I’d been watching some YouTube {yeah, I know, same old same old} and came across a movie by Casey Neistat titled ‘Do What You Can’t’. Watch it if you haven’t seen it and...
Not everyone works out to be thinner

Not everyone works out to be thinner

Look, it’s everywhere. Healthy is the new skinny. Skinny was the old fit. Curves are the new whatever… Blah blah blah. The assumption is when you work out that you’re doing it to look a certain way. Usually to get thinner. Which, even in 2017 is...
Let’s talk body image and confidence.

Let’s talk body image and confidence.

It’s finally here! As I mentioned in my post earlier in the week, the whole idea of sharing my body confidence story started as a video idea. I wanted to add my story to the Confident You video series and share with you where I’ve come from and where...
My body confidence story

My body confidence story

I realised something! My YouTube channel offers the Confident You experience, but it’s super limited. I was lucky enough to share videos featuring Chantelle from Fat Mum Slim and Rachel from Rachel Gee Bee¬†on developing relationships with their bodies. BUT my...
Influence, what does that even mean?

Influence, what does that even mean?

Recently, my local newspaper compiled a list of our town’s 30 most influential people. I did not make this list. What am I even doing with my life…? I’ll be sobbing in my flat white for days. Did you pick up the sarcasm? You did. Good. I’d link to the post so you can read the comments, but well, no links for them and their click bait article. #sorrynotsorry¬†

BUT, it got me thinking about influence. What makes someone influential? There are entire industries based around influencers why then, can’t we measure it with any real clarity? What IS influence and who gets to decide what is influential? Glad you asked. Here are my thoughts on the whole thing.

Look what you made me do.

Look what you made me do.

You’d be forgiven for thinking this was about Taylor Swift. It’s not. I just stole her line. Sorry, Taylor, I’m sure you’ll cope. This is about giving up control of your life to someone else. Handing it over and letting them run you, run it, in...