Think about it. You are leaving the house for the first time today. You were happily cooped up in your room, wearing, I do not know, tracksuit bottoms or something, and chances are you do not have makeup on. Yet there are probably a few rituals which you abide by before you decide to finallyContinue reading “The Male Gaze”
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Why Diet Culture is so Damaging!
Perhaps people of all shapes and sizes pop into your head when you think about a “healthy” person. They’re reasonably happy, they eat a balanced diet, don’t drink (too) much alcohol and they probably have a fairly active lifestyle. Alternatively however, we may subconsciously think of someone who is quite small. Or should I sayContinue reading “Why Diet Culture is so Damaging!”
18 Things I Have Learned Before Turning 18
Hi, I have seen quite a few bloggers writing a posts featuring X things I have learned before turning X etc, so I thought that as I am turning 18 in a few days, it thought I would like to be able to do this myself. 1. You’re Stronger Than You Think You Are WhenContinue reading “18 Things I Have Learned Before Turning 18”
What’s wrong with BMIs?
There is a pretty pronounced problem in with obesity within the UK, but surely it is an exaggeration to say that almost two thirds of adults in the UK are either overweight or obese. Well according to BMI standards this is the case. But most people realise that there are going to be people who have a higher amount of bone or muscle mass compared to others of their size, and we know that BMI doesn’t account for this. Yet did you also know that mortality rates are much lower in both genders with a higher BMI?
Should we Actually Grow Up; Instead of trying to “Glow Up”?
“How to Glow up over quarantine”, “Glow up series 2 crowns winner ” , “Glow up challenge: How to become prettier in one month” are just some of what pops up if we type up this term. Which in my view just gives a small glimpse into some of the pressures faced day to day,Continue reading “Should we Actually Grow Up; Instead of trying to “Glow Up”?”