“Most of us know that the media tell us our bodies are imperfect – too fat, to smelly, too wrinkled, or too soft. And, even though we may know it’s horseshit, these messages still seep into our brains and mess with our self-esteem. In a media-saturated country where most images of women and men have been photoshopped to perfection, it’s hard to find a living supermodel (much less a computer programmer), who doesn’t wish she had sexier earlobes or a tighter ass. So, buck up, even the prettiest bombshell has body insecurities. You can spend your life thinking your butt’s too big (or your cock’s too small) or feeling sexy as hell. Make the choice to appreciate your body as it is..”
I know body acceptance is a thing. That I should love my body for all that it is, and not over-ride how I look now with how I hope to look one day. But that shit is hard. A few years ago, I became very aware that this vessel has …
I keep coming across articles that say things like, ‘what not to wear after 30,’ ‘how to dress your age’, ‘the new ‘rules’ of getting dressed in your 30s,’ ‘things to stop wearing after…’ But seriously, who makes these rules? This is not the 1950s and I’m not dead yet, …
Periods. Yep, I said it. I’m slightly uneasy writing it, you’re probably a little uncomfortable reading it. But it is a totally natural process. One that somehow elicits these feelings of being wrong, shameful, or like you’re speaking out of turn for just mentioning the 'P' word out loud. So …
This is a guest blog by Lisa Holmes: Chances are, if you are reading this you could be in your 30’s and thinking, “No, I've never thought about the menopause.” I hadn’t either. Before all of this I had never even heard of the term peri-menopause. Until I was in …
I turned 37 this week and whilst I have no fear factor when it comes to adding another year to the belt, I am growing more concerned every day with this mid-30s awkward aging process. There are lines on my forehead that don’t go away anymore. Aches in my joints …
This is a guest blog by Lucy Chamberlain: It’s a fact that the older we get, our bodies don’t respond the same way to weight loss efforts and it becomes harder to shed the pounds. I have always had a battle with losing weight, way before I even reached my …
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