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How do you look in the mirror?

April 23, 2018

How do you look at yourself in the mirror? Do you: a) segment your body b) look at it as a whole Did you know when you have a more negative body image, you tend to segment your body into body parts? When you have a positive body image, you have a more general eye … Continued

Self Care And Social Media

April 21, 2018

Just came off a panel for @hbloggerscom about Instagram + Self Love and I need to share something that I said on there! I AM SICK OF HOW SOCIAL MEDIA PORTRAYS SELF CARE. It’s not just baths, masks + getting massages/manicures. The only reason these are shown is cause they are pretty. They are … instagrammable. Self … Continued

How To Meditate

April 19, 2018

I get asked so many questions about meditation so I answered it all in one video. Here you go 🙂

When Your Emotions Contradict Each Other

April 16, 2018

We often get this frustration when we get an emotion that doesn’t “make sense”. Examples: – Why am I angry instead of sad when someone passes away? – Why am I feeling fear on the exact same walk I’ve done everyday for the last year? – Why do I feel sad and happy at the … Continued

ASOS + Pink Clove Haul

April 15, 2018

I’ve got a new YouTube video out on my channel trying on gorgeous numbers like this dress A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Feb 22, 2018 at 11:26am PST

Weight Restored After Hospital

April 13, 2018

There is a term in eating disorders which I believe needs to be added in the discussion of illness, weight gain and health. A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Feb 21, 2018 at 9:15am PST Weight restored: A patient returning to a weight that is within a healthy BMI OR their range of … Continued

The Difference Between Body Positive Activists And Body Positivity

April 11, 2018

Can we start differentiating between body positivity and the body positive activists? What do I mean? I mean when a body positive activist fucks up, we can’t keep saying how flawed the movement is. The movement is not flawed just because someone misbehaves on behalf of it. One person does not act on behalf of … Continued

What To Say When A Kid Calls You Fat

April 9, 2018

For those of you who don’t know, I used to work with kids a lot. I’ve worked in mainstream schools, autistic swimming programmes and even a child development school within a hospital, and kids can be harsh. Here’s how I’ve dealt with comments I’ve received over my work. “You are fat” – Yes I am … Continued

Making Money and Money Guilt

April 7, 2018

I’m a strong believer that female empowerment also involves knowing the value of your work. Women for years have been undervalued in every way and that includes financially.