When Anxiety Attacks!!! And 10 Ways To Beat It…

10 ways to beat anxiety

Although I am predominantly a confident and happy person I struggle quite a lot with anxiety and depression. The depression comes and goes and I’m not sure if that is just how it is or whether I have got so… Continue Reading

Welcome to Inspiration Avenue

Inspiration Avenue New feature

I am sure you are sick of reading my waffle and considering the fact that there are so many inspirational people out there, each month I will be featuring someone who has inspired me in some way. So welcome to… Continue Reading

Living With Mental Illness…

Living with mental illness

“Mental illness is not something we as people like to talk about and despite what many people think living with mental illness doesn’t mean you’re constantly being reckless, constantly making stupid decisions and sitting in a padded room, wearing a… Continue Reading

Self Care! What Is It? Why Is It So Important?

Self care

You may have noticed the #SelfCareDares that I have been posting on my social media, some of you may have even joined in but how many of you actually know why self care is so important? To answer that question… Continue Reading

Tess Holliday – Role Model or Bad Influence? You Decide!

Tess Holliday title image

Today, I have been chilling out and watching a few videos on youtube (one of my favourite pastimes) and I noticed a few videos regarding Tess Holliday (formerly known as Tess Munster). Now, if you don’t know who Tess is… Continue Reading

But You’ve Always Been Confident!

but you've always been confident

Whenever anyone that knows me reads about my body positive journey and my struggles throughout the years the first response I get is ‘But you’ve always been confident ever since I’ve known you!’ I respond by telling them that I… Continue Reading

I’m fat…So what!

fat, so what?

Five years ago, if someone called me fat I would have died a little inside and then retreated to the safe and comfortable space of my own home…So what’s changed? Well, for starters I found the wonderful body positive movement… Continue Reading

Meet the 4 people responsible for my self love journey

self love journey influences

As this is my first resource post on this blog I wanted to give you a little bit on an insight into how I got involved with the body positive, self love movement and the people who have inspired me… Continue Reading

Brand New Beginnings…

New & Improved

Welcome to my new and improved website. Those of you who have been here before will have probably notice a few changes with how my website is now running and also how it looks. The main reason behind this is,… Continue Reading

Okay, Let’s Get Real

Let’s get real! So let’s start right at the beginning. I’m Haley, a very outspoken child of the 80’s who has been taught never to back down from a challenge so being overweight and suffering from depression, anxiety and stress… Continue Reading