Happy Monday, everyone! People often say and hear the phrase ‘think before you speak,’ and I believe it has become, like so many other things, something that washes over us more often than not, if only due to the regularity with which it's used. But it is very easy to say the wrong thing at … Continue reading Why It’s Good to Think Before You Speak
Happy Monday, everyone! Today is April 23rd, which is World Book Day! And I think it’s just great that there’s a whole day dedicated to the world of reading and publishing – well, technically there are several, depending on where you happen to be situated on the globe. I am a person who loves books … Continue reading Books, Glorious Books!
That is the question. So, April is apparently Stress Awareness Month, and in discovering this, I recalled a conversation that I had with a good friend of mine after she'd attended the funeral of a young man who'd committed suicide, and I felt the need to write something about this topic. I find that when … Continue reading To Be, Or Not To Be?
Happy Monday, everyone! As National Siblings Day is coming up on April 10th, I thought I’d write a post about family. My family (like many others out there) is quite complex and encompasses a lot of people. Family dynamics are such interesting creatures and, on occasion, I find myself simply sitting and marveling at what … Continue reading My Beautifully Complicated Family
Happy Monday, everyone! And Happy Easter Monday, to those who celebrate! This year, being where I am in my life, I’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing about the past. I’m the kind of person who, every so often, will stop and think, ‘What was I doing this time last year? What has changed? What … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Comment on Weight
Okay, so one thing that I, at least, certainly see a lot in the world of Body Positivity is the image of the 'recovery body.' Now, I think that many of these are wonderful things; they are images that people who have felt so trapped for so long finally feel able to make public, and … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Recovery Bodies
As someone with epilepsy, many people have witnessed some of my less glamorous moments, and so this part of my life tends to be really rather obvious – I'm a Loud Epileptic, remember? But the thing is, there are so many conditions out there that are not so easily seen; in fact, I'm pretty sure … Continue reading How My Epilepsy Affected My Eating Disorder