My Journey And Relationship With Food

I was watching the video below by It's Jcanana. I could relate to what she was saying, and it made me think of my own journey with food. As it's something so personal, it's easy for other's to think from the outside "Why should you be self conscious, you're quite slim." I really wanted to … Continue reading My Journey And Relationship With Food

The Word ‘Skinny’ Shouldn’t Be A Compliment

Most people who told me the words "My goodness, you are so skinny", meant it as a compliment. There are only a few times where someone would say it with the words "Why are you so skinny?", and that's when it makes me realise how a simple compliment has many connotations behind it. Slim, thin … Continue reading The Word ‘Skinny’ Shouldn’t Be A Compliment

Why Being Skinny Won’t Make You Happy

You know what got me thinking? As a society we tend to compare a lot. Whether it's unconsciously throughout our everyday life, or the constant digital world bombarding us with comparisons of looking like this or that. The emphasis on being a certain weight or the endless articles, videos, news and social media platforms that … Continue reading Why Being Skinny Won’t Make You Happy

The Skinny Talk In Fashion

It's seen in the news repetitively, that a model speaks out about body image. Whether that is being told by a Modelling agency that she needs to lose one inch in order to be their ideal image, or telling her that she is not suitable because of her body shape. A recent article that sparked … Continue reading The Skinny Talk In Fashion

say no to thinspiration

This is a topic I've wanted to write about for a while, similar to my previous post on the skinny theory. Society is funny in a sense that we follow and we are persuaded by the definitions of beauty that the media makes, rather than our down to earth ones. In the early 20th century, … Continue reading say no to thinspiration

the skinny theory

I've been having an itch to write this for a while, because this topic has been on my mind for quite some time. In this day and age, especially in the digital world, it seems almost as if we are never skinny enough or we need to watch our weight. Yet, promoting a healthy lifestyle … Continue reading the skinny theory