Monday 21 September 2015

Does size even matter?

Theres so much shame engrained in our society, fat shaming , skinny shaming, makeup shaming to name just a few of the 'shaming topics' most talked about.

Theres so much focus on body positivity and yet no body seems to have a clear idea of what exactly the concept means.

So in case you couldn't guess, I'm going to give you my thoughts.

If you're a size 24 and you're happy, healthy and at peace with your life choices, then by all means hashtag away, those two words...Body positive. The same also goes if you're a size 6, comfortable within your size.

There's been times, the scales have had a bit less weight on them. Its hasn't meant that I'm happier or un happier and the same goes for the times in my life where I've been heavier. My level of happiness, confidence and self esteem aren't reliant on the size on my jeans, and I'm extremely proud to say that, I know I haven't always felt this way and to me being able to openly say that is exactly what body positivity is about.

Do you know whats not body positive? Telling people what size, weight or shape they should be.

Labelling others as fake because of the way they do their makeup, tan their skin, or the push up bra that boosts their cleavage to Katie Price level.

Guess what it's THEIR body not yours.

Personally I think the whole body positivity movement needs to take a step back and have a think about what they really stand for. In my eyes it's all about acceptance, being comfortable in your own skin, the self love and self confidence you feel when you look in the mirror each morning.

I don't wear makeup because I'm fake, but because thats how I feel most confident. Thats how I FEEL most comfortable,

and if that's what its all about...Does size even matter?







Monday 14 September 2015

Fake it till you make it ....

Some people assume that because I'm quite outspoken ( i.e. a gobby cow ) that I'm confident.
I get messages or comments on a daily basis asking me how I achieved my confidence, how do I do it? why do I not seem to care what others think? How am I so comfortable with myself?

And my answer is.....I'm not

I think people assume that because I blog about my life, or paste it all over youtube in a blogging / health video, I'm quite open about every life detail of mine.

I'm not

A video is only showing an edited five minutes of my daily life. Just like any other blogger or youtuber, I edit out all the shitty bits that I don't want to show. You may see that I'm all dressed up and ready to go out for the day. However you don't see the fact I didn't sleep, the fits or pain I've been dealing with or the medication I've taken before I've even switched the camera on.
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Its easy to act sure of yourself when you're all dolled up and its just you one on one with a camera. Unfortunately reality isn't like that. In reality I get upset and cry, I get the worst anxiety over new people and situations, I doubt myself more than anyone else ever could and I don't always know what I'm doing.

But hey fake it until you make it right??

I'm writing this because I want everyone to know that the lives we portray on social media aren't always a direct reflection of reality. I mean if that party was so great why aren't you living in the moment and enjoying it? instead of updating your status??

Stop comparing yourself to isn't a competition. Reality can't compete with the filtered and photoshopped images we put online. Stop the hate and bitching, remember that behind the computer screen is a real person and real people have feelings.

Not everything or everyone is exactly what they seem.


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Saturday 5 September 2015

Pop in a box

I'm back !!!!

and today I'm going to be talking about an online subscription service that after signing up sends you a mystery pop vinyl figure each month.

minion pop figure
Subscription options are
1 figure £8.44
2 figures  £16.88
3 figures £25 ish
plus £3.50 postage and packaging

I'm obsessed with these, and thanks to their wish list and collection sections located once logged into your account, you'll never receive a pop you already have or one that you desperately don't want or have thumbs'd down.

Personally I'm a girly girl and am absolutely loving the wide range of disney figures.

snow white

In the words of pringles once you pop you just can't stop.

Theres always competitions and options to win extra figures. Check out their social media for more info.

Watch my August Unboxing below


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