On Jealousy

I didn’t want to resent my friends. It just became something that happened.  Well nothing just happens, but I definitely ignored all the warning signs. And along with that? Well all your standard feelings of guilt, shame and of course…

Cats, cake and confetti: A Wedding Retrospective

Getting married was never on my bucket list. Not really. Yet just over 6 months ago I found myself doing the whole shebang. White dress and everything. Marriage was something I liked the idea of but I never really knew…

Changes

I’m a walking cliche. I went through a painful break up and one of the first things I did was book myself in to the hairdresser. It almost feels like chick-lit 101. Cue shopping montage, make-up artists and finally, the…

On need and expectancy

I don’t need my husband. At least I suppose, not the way I’m expected to need him. The way I’m expected to need anybody. If or when you couple off, there becomes this expectancy that you’ve found some part of…

On being enough

It’s easier for me to point out the times I’ve felt good about my body, not because that’s the status quo but those flashes of confidence are so few and far between. Any time I’ve ever felt sexy or powerful,…

Antidepressants: Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the pills

It felt like a defeat. A failure by my very own design. At this point though it was less an act of self-care and more one of self-preservation. There really is only so long you can go staring at the…

Help! I have no idea what I’m doing! Dealing with Impostor …

Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you’re a fraud, and any success you’ve had? All down to chance. Or a fluke. Or a clerical error. Either way you definitely 100% should not be here. It’s that feeling that you get…

Let’s talk about Death baby

What would you like to happen with your body after you die? Seriously. Cremation? Donate your body to science? Or maybe you’d prefer a Tibetan sky burial and have your body left in the mountain to be devoured by vultures?…

PMA for the Cynic

“It’s about the law of attraction, if you ask the universe for it, it will come.”  It’s the kind of faux spiritual bullshit that has me rolling my eyes right back in to my skull. “Ask the Universe for it…


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