When I was around 16 I was told by a GP after about 10 minutes of chatting about my symptoms, that I had Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). I was always that kid that had a stomach bug or whatever, but after a particularly bad bout of illness that took me months to get over, I… Continue reading My Experiences with IBS
Twitter has recently been inundated with tweets about mental health, sparked by an ignorant and uneducated fool who claims that mental illnesses ‘are not hard’ and that sufferers should just ‘get a grip’ and try ‘going for a walk’. This followed a Twitter conversation (the Twitter chat #TalkMH) about seeking help for mental illness which… Continue reading Why I can’t ‘just go for a walk’….
Today’s post is another in my Body Positivity Time series, but this time it’s from me. I’ve been featuring some amaaaazing guest posts like this one here from my lovely bestie and this fabulous one from Paige, but I thought today I’d write a bit about my current feelings towards body positivity. I’ve been on… Continue reading Are you Body Positive?
In a world that’s so stressful it’s not very often that people make time for themselves. Stress is a daily occurrence for an alarming amount of people, and how many of these people actually attempt to combat this?! So, in true Rachel fashion, I’ve decided to share with you all some of my favourite ways… Continue reading …and relax: Top Five Tips for Relaxation
Today on the blog is the lovely Megan of @lzythoughts and http://www.lazythoughts.co.uk/ who is a fellow blogger and extremely positive influence on social media. Megan was so keen to get involved with this campaign and I was so excited to feature her…. “Whenever anyone mentions body positivity to me I’m always drawn back to one… Continue reading Body Positivity Time with Megan
Today’s Body Positivity Time features my amazing friend Sarah, although she’s not a blogger, Sarah is a wonderful influence on her social media, and even though I’ve only known her a short amount of time, she’s been an amazing friend. I just HAD to get her involved. So without further ado, here are Sarah’s thoughts… Continue reading Body Positivity Time with Sarah
Next up in my #BodyPositivityTime series is the wonderful Talia of http://earthtotalia.blogspot.co.uk/ who is super positive on her blog and social media, as well as taking an active interest in important issues such as raising awareness of mental health. I was so pleased when Talia said she wanted to get involved with my little blog series… Continue reading Body Positivity Time with Talia
Next up for my #bodypositivitytime series in fellow blogger, Marc of http://llareggubculture.blogspot.co.uk/ also known as Bugger All Blog. Marc’s blog is very varied, he talks about everything from his love of all things British, to more serious issues such as mental health. A favourite post of mine by Marc is this. I was so happy when Marc said… Continue reading Body Positivity Time with Marc
Next up for my body positivity campaign is the amazing Carly of https://moonandscars.wordpress.com who is also a body positivity advocate and a great friend of mine. Carly was an immediate thought when I first thought of this blog idea as she has wrote many posts on this topic, such as this one here, so I… Continue reading Body Positivity Time with Carly
Next to be featured on my body positivity campaign on my blog is the lovely Emily of http://readyourtroublesaway.wordpress.com who also happens to be one of my best friends. I was so happy that Emily wanted to get involved in this as I find her very empowering, she always makes me feel great about myself and… Continue reading Body Positivity Time with Emily