The New Pressures Children Face

It's Children's Mental Health week; a week dedicated to raising awareness of how mental health issues can affect young people and the scarily increasing incidence makes this crucial. Some people may refuse to believe that children can suffer from depression and stress and the way to tackle ignorance is through education. Children in this modern… Continue reading The New Pressures Children Face

Am I Pretty Yet?: Body Dysmorphia

Ten years ago, the glossy magazines filled with highly edited images of supermodels were considered very damaging to the self-esteem of women. Nowadays, with the advent of photoshop apps which are readily available for the regular girl to use, there is even more pressure to look perfect; skin is smoothed; teeth are whitened and body… Continue reading Am I Pretty Yet?: Body Dysmorphia

Instagram vs Reality: The Truth Behind the Pictures

After I shared my website with friends and family, a family friend told me that she was surprised to hear I had been suffering, as on social media I appeared to be doing fine. That really made me think; you only share the highlights of your life and this could be due to a variety… Continue reading Instagram vs Reality: The Truth Behind the Pictures