Life

2012: A Pro/Con List

PRO: My mental health. 2012 was the year that I finally sought proper, professional help for the mental health problems that I have suffered for most of my life. I received a diagnosis, so now I know for sure that there is something wrong, it’s not just that I’m wrong as I’d always feared. And I started therapy and … Continue reading

Size Is Just A Number
Beauty & Style / Body Image / Dating / Relationships / Sex / Sex, Dating & Relationships

Size Is Just A Number

“Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti.” ~ Sophia Loren So I’ve been reading some of the publicity around Robyn Lawley (above) becoming the first ‘plus size’ face of Ralph Lauren. Plus size of course meaning bigger than sample size, not necessarily big. This in turn got me to thinking about the many conversations about … Continue reading

Critical Condition
Mental health / Mental Health & Wellbeing

Critical Condition

(Getty Images/Alina555/Vetta) “I’ve realized therapy is incredibly therapeutic.” ~ Lisa Schroeder I’ve been reading the comments on this excellent article by Gaby Dunn on Thought Catalog with interest. Particularly the views of commenters who have negative views on therapy and see those who seek it as weak or self-indulgent. The article explains why she tries to … Continue reading