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How To Improve Your Skin In Seconds

September 18, 2017

OMG EVERYONE I HAVE THE MOST AMAZING THING TO IMPROVE YOUR SKIN! A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Jul 5, 2017 at 9:54am PDT I’m NOT even kidding. It LITERALLY takes less than a second. Wait for it… Just wait… It’s called… TURNING YOUR HEAD. 😂😂😂 ANGLES CHANGE EVERYTHING. These photos were taken … Continued

How To Handle Negative Emotions

September 17, 2017

There is no such thing as a negative emotion. Anger, sadness, guilt, shame and fear all serve a purpose – and yes, sometimes they flare up when you don’t want them but you do realise that’s your body’s way of looking out for you? Stop hating your body for doing it’s job to keep you … Continued

Gifts Of Imperfections Book Review

September 16, 2017

“Somehow we’ve come to equate success with not needing anyone” There is no shame in asking for help. Asking for help doesn’t make you weak! There is so much wisdom in this month’s Body Positive book club selection for June. Gifts of Imperfection by @BreneBrown is one of my favourite books and this is just … Continued

Wow, She’s So Body Positive!

September 15, 2017

Oh my god she’s so body positive! A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:53am PDT You hear it all the time in articles! Journalist proudly declaring the latest fat actress as being body positive for simply existing. Here’s a title I saw recently: *enter celebrity name* spreads body positivity … Continued

Face Bloating

September 14, 2017

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Jun 27, 2017 at 10:26am PDT This is undiscussed side effect of getting ill. I am the same weight in both these photos but my face doesn’t reflect that. Chipmunk cheeks, puffy face… whatever you call it, it happens. It happened to me in August last year … Continued

Body Positive Q & A

September 13, 2017

I answer lots of other questions from what to do if your friend has an ED, can religion and body positivity/feminism co-exist, how to start exercising and what to do if you feel like you are the ugly one in the relationship!

Their Evaluation is Not A Reflection Of You

September 12, 2017

There is a saying in the coaching community that goes: “Your perception is your projection”. That means that what you see others, must exist in you for you to be able to recognise it. If you see beauty in me or my words, that beauty must already exist within you. If you see me as … Continued

How To Silence Your Inner Critic

September 11, 2017

Ever thought your inner voice sounds familiar? No, it’s not cause you hear from it so much – it’s cause it will sound exactly like the person who used to tell you off the most. The way you were spoken to as a child becomes your inner voice. Not just the words and language they … Continued

Are You Notoriously Single?

September 10, 2017

Are you notoriously single? We are. We are both the “single friend” in our respective friendship groups. A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:01pm PDT We both know that our bodies have nothing to do with our relationship status but society would have us believe otherwise. I get told … Continued