How to change your mindset from negative to positive

In my last blog post, I wrote about how lockdown affected me personally, and the implications the pandemic had not just on my job but also others in the UK. It could’ve been very easy for me to get myself into a bad-mood-rut, mope about all day and consume my body weight in biscuits. But […]

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Lockdown Diaries: Part 2

Okay, so it’s not really ‘lockdown’ anymore. Gone are the days of watching back-to-back Tiger King on Netflix, baking banana bread, and going for our 1 permittable form of exercise per day. God, thinking back, how did we get through that? Things in the UK are opening up again, the latest addition being pubs this weekend, and […]

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Why Smiling is Okay

I was sitting on the train the other day, an overcrowded, stuffy train, and noticed that not one single person was smiling. Yes, I get it – the 19:30 from Birmingham New Street isn’t exactly the circus – but it was as if someone had injected a huge dose of GLUM into the carriage, and […]

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#AverageGirlSize

Lucy Wood (@LucyJaneWood), Freelance Writer and YouTuber, has recently uploaded a video, discussing how little representation there is for women with ‘in-between-y’ body shapes. And I totally agree. I’m a size 12, curvy, tall, and have what I like to call a ‘cake pouch’ (the slightly podgy bit of lower tummy!) I’m not part of […]

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