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

Buck teeth: Dealing with Insecurities

As a child I was always complimented on my teeth, but after they fell out, I never expected them to come in like they did. I was 1mm away from being classified as having "Serious Dental Issues", I'm not entirely sure what that entails, but it doesn't sound good. I was extremely self-conscious of my… Continue reading Buck teeth: Dealing with Insecurities

Why you need a Happiness Planner

At the end of last year, when I was drowning in depression, I seen an advert for The Happiness Planner, which appealed to me since I desperately wanted to be happy. I am very wary of buying things which claim to improve your life, but after browsing their website I decided to get one -… Continue reading Why you need a Happiness Planner

Every cloud: finding positivity in depression

My journey with depression and anxiety has been a long, arduous one, however, with all of the difficulties it has brought - I don't regret it. I am of the belief that everything happens for a reason, and without that struggle I would not be able to see the world so positively today. Battling anxiety… Continue reading Every cloud: finding positivity in depression