Skip to content

Saying this word too much could be affecting your confidence

There’s one habit I’m trying to wean myself off at the moment and that’s apologising too much. If someone was standing next to me all day counting up the number of times I say “sorry” I think I’d be shocked! And the sad part is, I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. In fact, there’s been…

Read More...

The catch phrase that helps me overcome body shame

The one thing which continues to amaze me is, when I share stories about my skin journey, how many women I meet feel shame about their bodies – even when they look completely perfect to me! How can this be?! When I started to lose the pigment dramatically in my skin, I became good at…

Read More...

How to Sharpen our Intuition

Our life is speaking to us in whispers, but are we listening? Sometimes it’s a physical feeling, or a series of coincidences, patterns repeating such as in relationships or a recurring illness. We often brush these things off as “coincidences”, the inconsiderate behaviour of others or sometimes we’re just too busy to even notice! But…

Read More...

The Art of Growing Confidence

One thing I know to be true is that confidence is something we’re born with. I’m not saying that some people are gifted natural confidence and others not, just like that sorting conveyer belt in the movie, Boss Baby! I’m saying, we’re all born confident and somewhere along the way, we learn to doubt ourselves…

Read More...

The One Thing We Don’t Ever Need to Apologise For

As women, we can easily sail through life thinking it’s normal to play down our strengths, to not upstage others and to make sure we never rock the boat! While this may be normal, it’s not actually right. It never occurred to me to ever question this cultural norm. I come from a long line…

Read More...
comparison

How Comparing Yourself to Others Fuels Your Unhappiness

Do you ever get that sinking feeling when you compare yourself to other people? Perhaps when following a celebrity’s latest holiday snaps on Instagram or an acquaintance who always looks immaculate (and then I glance down and I’m in my uniform of leggings and trainers, usually covered in dog fur and occasionally an extra touch…

Read More...

Four things to remind yourself when life gets tough

Life isn’t always easy. It can be unpredictable, throw curveballs and feel overwhelming. We can be “up” one day, and then “down” the next. One thing I’ve learned is that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel and there’s a few simple things we can do to help lift our spirits and move us forward.

Read More...

Healing from Illness and other Life Challenges

There was a time during my journey with Vitiligo when I wondered, “why me?”. I saw it as being something “bad” in my life and I wished with all my might that I could turn back time and once again be the Nat who had the “perfect” skin and “perfect” life. But we can resist our wounds and allow them to define us, or we can invite them to be a space where the light enters…

Read More...
how to get to happy

How to get to happy

Take control of your own happiness, and now!

Read More...
How to love your body

How to love your body (when all you want to do is change it)

The ability and temptation is there for us to compare ourselves against our peers and those we aspire to be like 24/7. But what can we do to break out of this vicious way of being?

Read More...