This Is The Body I Have Waited For

October 17, 2017

God, I love this body. Phew! I haven’t said that in a while and well, I just thought it should be said… nah, not said… DECLARED. Declared for the whole world to see, declared for the entire internet to hear. Why? It’s not exactly like YOU would want my body. Not this scar-ridden, illness-plagued, frequently-invaded … Continued

Thank You Very Much!

October 16, 2017

I sat down to film on Friday and had planned a video but then went on Instagram for a split second and was just overwhelmed with gratitude and that’s all before the birthday love. Just wanted to say thank you and needed more than 300 words so here’s a 5 minute video of me telling … Continued

People Tell You Who They Are

October 15, 2017

I’ve been reminiscing a lot. I think it’s the whole 24 thing that’s happening on Sunday (not Saturday! Haha). Anyway, it got me thinking about how I used to describe myself… “Fun in small doses” From as young as I could remember I used to describe myself in this way. If you asked me to … Continued

My Digital Detox

October 14, 2017

As some of you might have noticed, over the last month, I’d been growing more and more fatigued at something that seems to be happening online. People are nitpicking at my posts and the points I am making, in order to create a problem that isn’t there. I understand people are exhausted and angry from … Continued

Revisiting my PTSD

October 13, 2017

I went back to Bristol over the weekend. I went to uni here + lived in this house my final year. This house holds some of my worst memories as it’s where I lived when I was going through the worst of my PTSD. I got PTSD in my final year when I was triggered … Continued

How To Manifest

October 12, 2017

I am done with hiding how spiritual I am. Being spiritual or talking about the “universe” often gets shit because people think it’s wishy washy or nonsense. I don’t believe it is and as I’m not religious, my spirituality is very very important to me. It’s given me faith when I felt lost. It’s given … Continued

Your Body Is Not Correlated To Your Relationship Status

October 11, 2017

There is some shit going around the internet right now about a man who seems to be really proud of himself for being with a “curvy” woman and being SUCH a great human for overlooking his wife’s body. That’s not even the worst part – He’s being praised for it. People are writing articles about … Continued

Is It More Important to Be A Model Or A Role Model?

October 10, 2017

Did I ever tell you I was a child model for Burberry? A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Aug 3, 2017 at 9:32am PDT The photo on the left was the “test shoot” photo and the only evidence from my time as a model – it was a short lived career because I … Continued

Never Play Down Your Intelligence

October 9, 2017

YOUR INTELLIGENCE IS NOT THREATENING! I’m going to be honest. This video was really hard to film and I stopped a couple of times and really questioned whether I wanted to upload this. You see for me, it’s easy to yell EMPOWERED WOMAN and be all body positive and feminist… but it’s harder to go … Continued

Mental Health Matters

October 8, 2017

Woke up like dis 💁🏻 A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:10am PDT I had something less than pleasant said to me at the weekend and I’m not 100% sure I’m ready to talk about it on here. Shocking how one small comment can unveil a whole load of … Continued