How To Fight Like An Adult

August 3, 2017

Some of you might have seen that I was body shamed last weekend. What you won’t know is that it quickly spiralled into the worst verbal abuse I have ever experienced. Before that point, I sent a text to her explaining to her why body shaming me wasn’t love and I want to share a … Continued

Your Face Is A Piece of Art

August 1, 2017

Have you ever seen your face as a piece of art? Have you ever seen your body as a canvas to decorate throughout your life? If you ever speak to an artist, they will always believe their art is incomplete. Even when it’s hanging up and is gone, they will always believe there’s something more … Continued

The Girl With The Scars

July 29, 2017

When I found body positivity, I couldn’t find me. Where was the girl with the scars? Scars are something you don’t think about unless you have them. Scars are something that aren’t discussed, especially when you do have them. Everyone in body positivity was talking about weight and so the only marks they discussed were … Continued

My Goals Are Bigger Than Body Goals

July 27, 2017

I refuse to apologise for the fact that weight loss is not my top priority. It used to be but it never made me happy so it dropped lower and lower on my priority list. Now I would say it’s not even on the list. My health, now that IS a priority to me. Anyone … Continued

How To Handle Body Shame

July 25, 2017

As some of you know, I had an awful weekend of body shame and in the middle of it happening, I followed my own advice and went to the loo (bathroom for Americans). When this woman persisted, I ended up leaving the party, coming home and ranting to you all on Instagram stories and I … Continued

Honour Your Scars

July 23, 2017

Honour your scars. You were not born with them. That might make them harder to love. Harder to accept. You weren’t meant to look like this? It’s not how you were designed? In fact… you were. Your body was given to you to be used and much like a worn car, it gets bumps and … Continued

When Everyone Won’t Stop Talking About Diets

July 21, 2017

When you become body positive, you will start to notice how many diet conversations happen around you that you never noticed before! Cutting these conversations are such a big part of becoming body positive, loving yourself more and hating yourself less. You do not need to listen to these conversations. You do not need to … Continued

Policing What Women Eat

July 19, 2017

“Ladies shouldn’t eat like that” “It isn’t ladylike to eat so much” “You are such a messy eater, it’s unattractive” “No wonder you are the size you are if you are going to eat that rubbish” “You sure you want to order that?” Two women eating whatever they like in public. It’s controversial. A post … Continued

Body Confidence During Sex

July 17, 2017

You can’t love your body if you don’t know what it looks like! I truly believe it is important to know what your body looks like naked. I think it’s important to know what your ENTIRE body looks like naked. I understand that might seem like a daunting task but that’s why I’ve given you … Continued

Body Positivity Is Not About Attractiveness

July 15, 2017

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 13, 2017 at 11:09am PDT Body positivity isn’t about trying to convince you that our bodies are attractive either physically or sexually, it’s about saying that regardless of whether you are attractive or not, you and your body are still deserving of respect. There’s a joke … Continued