Lessons everyone should know. What I have learned from chronic pain.

by Freyja Well I’m not really sure how to kick this off. I’m Freyja and I’m really excited to start writing for this wonderful little community. I’m 24 years old and from Manchester, UK. I’m a cat owner, massage student and for the last 6 years I have had the linked conditions fibromyalgia and chronic … Continue reading Lessons everyone should know. What I have learned from chronic pain.

Real talk – living beyond an eating disorder.

by Connie **Trigger warning and Disclaimer - these are the opinions and perspectives of just two people who have experienced eating disorders. Please understand that everyone has unique relationships with their body, with self image and with food. It is also important to recognise that eating disorders can effect people of all races, ages, backgrounds … Continue reading Real talk – living beyond an eating disorder.

The ‘I Weigh’ movement – why it challenges me so much.

by Connie If you haven't heard of the 'I Weigh' movement, in a very brief nutshell it's  a body-positive social-media movement launched by Jameela Jamil. It's a campaign which highlights the importance of our non-physical attributes, critically challenging  “how women are taught to value themselves. In Kg".  Jamil makes sure to make it clear that taking … Continue reading The ‘I Weigh’ movement – why it challenges me so much.