As we grow older, we become calmer and more obliging to others in our frailty, or that is what society says we are supposed to do, right? But what if you don’t want to do that? What if you want to carry on raising hell, speaking your mind, and dancing to the beat of your own drum? Well, good for you, I say, and keep reading for some suggestions on how to be your best self, no matter how many miles you have on the clock. Continue reading
Take a look at any glossy women’s magazine, and there tends to be a couple of pages of man bashing that have managed to squeeze their way inside. Recently, there has been a trend to be more vocal about the issue of inequality between men and women whether this is the gender pay gap, the fact that more men appear on corporate boards or that there are more male protagonists in Hollywood movies. There is a notion that if you are born male, you will have an easier life than your female counterparts. Is this true? It’s time to look at the details. Continue reading
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. In this case, the world of comparing ourselves to others through social media has brought about a worldwide need to address the issue of body confidence and self-esteem.
Of course, it is absolutely no wonder we all struggle now and then. We could all use a little bit of a body image boost from time to time. Shelves are packed with magazines full of “perfect” women, Instagram constantly tells us are belly isn’t flat enough or our bum isn’t big enough, and Facebook makes us compare our behind the scenes footage with other people’s highlight reels. Continue reading