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The lonely pursuit of self-confidence

My relationship with social media is rocky to say the least, and my relationship with my own self-confidence…let’s just say that will always be ‘under construction’. It’s not difficult to see how these two go hand-in-hand in the most anxiety-inducing pairing that, although can connect you to your best friend 5000 miles away, can sometimes […]

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A letter to my pre-pandemic self

Dear past me, Stop whatever you’re doing right now and buy stocks in zoom…I know you don’t know what that it is yet, but trust me, you will be best friends with it by the end of the year.  Remember how you always said you wished to live through an important historical moment? Well, buckle […]

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Falling in love with yourself

Uni pressure, relationships, fitness plans – January is full of stress and frustration. It´s easy to lay the focus on anything and anyone but ourselves at this time and if we combine that with the constant effort to please others, that´s clearly not a shining start to the new year, right? Reconnecting with yourself isn’t […]

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What is body neutrality? Is it a confusing or helpful message?

Content warning: discussion of body image. Body neutrality is an emerging movement that diverges from the pressure that some feel body positivism places on them to love their bodies. Instead, it advocates simply accepting your body. For many, this approach has been seen as a stepping-stone on the way to body positivity, the ultimate aim of […]