If fat shaming isn’t OK, then why is skinny shaming?

As the Ashley Grahams and Iskra Lawrences of the world are on the rise in the public eye, some people are beginning to forget about the naturally slim Kendall Jenners of the world. On the extreme opposite side to "plus size" models, there are people like Kate Moss who famously once said, "Nothing taste as …

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Week 5 of my ‘transformation’

So, commencing week 5 of my personal training sessions with Pure Gym and I'm knackered. Health and lifestyle blogs will typically have a load of bullshit about how great they're feeling and how they're fit as ever, but this will be a more candid and honest representation... I started this challenge at the same time …

“What’s More Important, Your Boobs or Your Life?”

Similar to Angelina Jolie, Grace Marshall and Lydia Hughes may have inherited the BRCA gene meaning they too need to consider major surgeries in the future... Grace, a 21-year-old civil servant, and Lydia, a 20-year-old Lancaster university student, may have the BRCA2 gene meaning they have a lifetime cancer risk of 70%. Most women have …

Naked Selfies: Confidence Conveying or Just Overly Revealing?

We all know some celebrities love a good naked selfie (or nearly naked selfie), but the question is what is their motive behind such revealing pictures? To convey how confident they feel in their own skin, or to just be some eye candy for their millions and thousands of followers? Are these pictures really setting …

Embracing Curves

We now live in an extremely judgmental society controlled by influences by social media, porn and photoshop. This causes girls, like myself, to be highly critical towards themselves after looking at girls in magazines that are completely airbrushed and photoshopped into looking 'perfect'. No wonder 725,000 people in 2015, in the UK alone, were affected …