Shoutout to All the People In My Life Who…

August 12, 2018

Shoutout to all the people in my life who: 🔥 love me when I’m not being the easiest to love 🔥 call me on my shit 🔥 allow me to be vulnerable 🔥 don’t hold me to the standard of being a “life coach” 🔥embrace my feisty side 🔥aren’t just there for the good, but … Continued

Are you “Girl Hot” or “Guy Hot”?

August 10, 2018

When I was younger, I remember the phrases “girl hot” and “guy hot” floating around. The idea that you could be considered beautiful to just guys or just girls. “Yeah she’s pretty but only to girls” “No wonder she’s always got a boyfriend, she’s guy hot, I just don’t see it” It was a way … Continued

My Fear of The Tube

August 8, 2018

I no longer jump when someone moves, I no longer grip my fists and count down my stops, I no longer am hyper aware of anyone with a backpack. Somehow in 13 years, these feelings disappeared. And yet, I never noticed… that is until yesterday, when I found myself on a tube that had broken … Continued

My Thighs Are Not Mermaid Thighs

August 6, 2018

My thighs are not mermaid thighs. My stretch marks are not my tiger stripes. My shape is not a piece of fruit. I am not an object, animal or a fictional character and it doesn’t empower me to be compared to one because it makes me feel subhuman. A thin girl’s thighs are not called … Continued

Things I no longer give a fuck about

August 4, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Jun 25, 2018 at 10:18am PDT Things I no longer give a fuck about: 🔥Your opinion of me when I say no 🔥Your opinion of me. Full. Stop. 🔥 My hair being messy 🔥 Being on top of my laundry 🔥 Not being liked by people I … Continued

What I’ve Learnt About Giving Advice

August 2, 2018

I’m going to be honest…. (what a silly phrase, aren’t I always?! 😂) This year has felt like it’s been one shitshow after another. I just get back on my feet, and then another blow, and another. And another. Every other year of my life, I am the go-to advice giver in my friendships. I … Continued

Ask My Life Coach Anything

July 31, 2018

I did a very special video on my YouTube with my life coach @michellezelli and we had so many questions, it’s a two-parter! We talk about: – Whether I’m hard to coach because I’m a coach – What homework I do – What do you do if you don’t think your problems are big enough to NEED … Continued

Am I Always Happy?

July 29, 2018

So I take a lot of smiling and laughing photos right? Does that make you believe I’m always happy? I hope not. Because no one is. But am I happy in the moment that I take the photo? Yes I am. All my laughs and smiles, are genuine laughs and smiles. I usually pick the … Continued

Take A Moment to Reflect

July 27, 2018

Take a moment today to reflect and be proud of how you have come. What’s something that is happening now that just a year ago would have been a dream? • For me, it’s obviously my book deal. I went into the first meeting to see if I would get a book deal at the … Continued

Let Them Stare.

July 25, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on Jun 3, 2018 at 10:44am PDT I don’t know why your eyes are meant to make me avert mine. I don’t know why your looks are meant to make me feel shame. I don’t know why your stares are meant to make me hate my skin. I … Continued