We've probably all heard this at some point... Whether we've been the one saying it or the one receiving it, "You've changed" seems to be considered one of the deadliest insults around and I could not be more annoyed with the stigma. We're human beings, we grow and we evolve and if we didn't change from time to time it … Continue reading “You’ve Changed”
I feel like as a girl, catcalling comes to be something you just accept and deal with and honestly when I think about it it really irritates me. I can't count the amount of times I've experienced some sort of street objectification: from being beeped at as a car drives past me to having "compliments" at me on … Continue reading No, I Don’t Appreciate It.
Recently I've been feeling a lot better about the way I look. Have I been dieting? Nope. Lost weight? Not considerably. Finally sorted out my hair? Maybe one day... Honestly, nothing about my appearance has really changed at all, and yet I'm able to look in the mirror and feel 10 times better about myself … Continue reading My Food Mentality | Accepting My Body…
"You just don't understand!" "You don't get what it's like being me!" "You don't have the problems that I do!" Though all of these statements can be true in their own respects, they can be some of the most annoying statements to hear. Yes, we're all unique, and although we've been taught from a young … Continue reading “But You Don’t Have My Problems!”
Why is it so easy to spot our own flaws? I mean, I've always had things I didn't like about my body... I haven't liked my stomach since I was 6, and I never liked the ways my thighs jiggled, but over time things that I never thought would bug me... things that aren't even that wrong … Continue reading Insecurity.
I have never found school easy. I worked hard and I got good grades, but I have never found school easy. After GCSE's, when I came out with good(ish, I mean they weren't insanely impressive but they were towards the higher end) grades, I was pegged as a "smart person"... a common misconception when it … Continue reading “It’s Because You’re Smart”…
I've always been very bad with self-confidence... being "my own worst enemy" and all. I never believed anyone sincerely thought good things about me and saw compliments as something that people only really gave out because they had to as friends or family. However, recently I've been working on having a lot more confidence in … Continue reading The Little Things