We live in a culture where dieting, restricting our food intake, obsessing over whether food is “healthy” or not, hating our bodies and judging others and ourselves based purely on how much fat we do or do not have on our bodies or what food we put in our mouths is the norm. This obsession… Continue reading Binge eating and emotional eating with Isabel Foxen Duke #HAES #Bodypositive
Mindful Cleaning Activity Welcome back to the Mindfulness series at RR and J! If you are new to this series and know little about Mindfulness please feel free to start at my blog post “what is Mindfulness” HERE If you are interested in practising mindfulness but you don't fancy sitting and meditating there are many… Continue reading Mindfulness Cleaning activity #RRandJmindfulness ~mindfulness #healing #selfcare
What is Mindfulness? I, like a lot of people, have had to find various ways of coping and thriving in a world that can seem full of anxiety, sadness, fear and threat. Many times when we are the victims of trauma, or even just when we are taken in with the busyness of everyday life… Continue reading What is Mindfulness? #RRandJmindfulness #mindfulness #healing
I am going through the "Artist's Way: a course in discovering and recovering your creative self" by Julia Cameron for the second time. I loved it the first time I did it, and it really helped me to start making art again after a long period of pushing that side of myself down. I decided… Continue reading A love letter to myself #selfcare #selfworth #healing #feminine #gender #feminism
Just wanted to share with you all some of the things that have sparked my interest and given me inspiration this week. Blog post Grace Victory's blog post "How to better your relationship with your body" which you can see HERE has given me the boost I needed this month. January is the month where diet… Continue reading What’s been inspiring me this week
This is an updated version of my previous post "Self Care, Why it's Important", I am learning everyday about what it means to have self acceptance and what privilege I have, so I felt like I needed to write a more recent perspective on the issue of self care. Self care Myths Self care has… Continue reading Self care isn’t about bath bombs
This year is the first year that I have not played into the idea of “New Year, New Me.” In previous years I've always had a large list of ways that I would like to change my self, my personality and my body. I've always felt like there was something about me that needed to… Continue reading New year, more myself.
Now we are nearing the end of 2017 I thought I'd share with you some of the things I've loved reading, watching and listening to this year! Check out some of the items on my list and let me know some of your recommendations from this year in the comments! Read Now admittedly I may… Continue reading My Recommendations 2017
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Here is an update on my reading challenge! I am a bit behind schedule what with settling Joe into starting school, but now I need to get back on track to make sure I've read 26 books by the 31st of December! Book 9 was “The North Water” by Ian Mcguire. The story is set upon… Continue reading #Reading challenge books 9-10