Anti-Racism: 9 Things White People Need To Know

To my fellow white peers, This moment is simultaneously ripe for change and a hotbed for hypocrisy⁠ It’s in all caps because the truth of the matter is that many of us will say something, but few of us will go on to do something about it. Our collective outrage is only the catalyst. It’s…

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My Experience with CBD: A Pure Sport CBD Review

It’s not an exaggeration to say that I have been curious about CBD for well over a year now. So, when Pure Sport CBD reached out offering me a chance to review a few of their products, I jumped at the chance.

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6 Easy Ways To Self-Care This Weekend

Let’s face it. When other responsibilities get in the way, it’s the things we do for ourselves that we tend to sacrifice first. So this weekend, I wanted to share a few straightforward, relatively easy ways you can re-prioritise your own health and wellbeing and practice self-care.

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How Diet Culture Feels

My body feels like it’s straddling a fence. On one side there is diet culture. On the other… something unknown — an amorphous, imprecise ‘better way’. It terrifies me. It terrifies me because it’s a land of acceptance and a burial ground for control.

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Vacation Looks For Summer 2020

Everyone’s holiday plans may be on hold, but I’m still here holding out for our trip to Greece in June. Which means, I’m already thinking about what I’m going to wear and have put together an extensive list of vacation looks for Summer 2020.

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Weekend Recap and 9 Fun Things — From Devon! (Again)

Rory spent 10+ hours driving between Devon and London yesterday. He went home to check on our plant babies and pick up some essentials because we’re going to be in Devon for at least another two weeks – maybe longer. Our cheese plants were looking really droopy so he brought them down here so we…

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Authenticity, Perfectionism and Our Innate Intelligence

For me, the tension between authenticity and perfectionism has never been more clear. This blog post includes excerpts from a conversation with my therapist and my personal insights on the subject. If you self-identify as a perfectionist, struggle with self-esteem, read voraciously about personal development, strive to be happier, work hard to be better and…

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Body Image And Weight Gain in a Relationship

Trigger warning: This post discusses eating disorders, body image and weight gain in a relationship. ‘Does my body look bigger to you?’ It was a question I already knew the answer to. I wondered silently whether he had noticed my body change gradually over the years or if it had snuck up on him as…

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Weekend Recap and 9 Fun Things — From Devon!

We finished our first week working from Devon and with the shelter in place rules still in effect, we’re planning to be here awhile longer. I am in no hurry to leave. Between the sound of birds and wind chimes, the stillness of the surrounding woods and the crisp English countryside air, we have found…

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Finding Self-Compassion During Coronavirus

Hi. It feels like it has been a long time since I was last here. Thinking. Writing. Deleting and re-writing. The last thing I shared was a Beauty Pie review, which makes me smile a little because makeup and skincare feel so ridiculously trivial at this moment and yet, they’re one of the few things…

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My Thoughts On Beauty Pie: An Honest Review

Before I jump into my Beauty Pie review, I will preface this by saying that I am VERY particular about my makeup, skincare and haircare and have never been one for subscription beauty boxes or off-brand samples.

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