I’d never think of myself as being strong and it was heartening to hear I’m not as ‘basic’ in my practice as I thought I’d been all along.
There were days where the only thing I achieved while awake was breathing, one breath in front of another.
I wondered at the kind of world we live in now where it is perfectly okay — in fact, encouraged — for young people to police and impose their judgements, no matter how seemingly harmless or childish or jokey, on each other’s bodies.
It took me a long time to accept that I am not supposed to please anyone, all I had to do was please my body and myself: I had to let it feel happy.
This is an open letter just to remind you to keep the true colours of you who are.
If we’re being totally honest with ourselves, we’d realise that being kind just because “it’s the right thing to do” isn’t really being kind at all.
A list, to help carry you through for the next time when everything seems kind of bendy and warped and you wonder if you are lost.
Our relationship with food says a ton about our relationship with ourselves. Here are 5 ways to build a strong, loving, healing connection.
Care is not something we can reserve for ourselves alone, nor give it exclusively to others. We need to preserve the integrity of the whole, and we are as much a part of the whole as everyone else.
A guide for slowing down