Tag: body confidence

I’m Jealous Of The Selfies You Take

jealous of selfies, selfies, instagram, selfie culture, facebook, social media, body dysmorphic disorder, confidence, this stuff is golden,

Instagram is the new Facebook to me. I deleted my original Facebook account after I realised how shitty it was making me feel. I would scroll through hundreds of posts, photos, etc. and feel so much envy that I would feel like a loser in comparison. Instagram is becoming like that for me. I scroll …

The Sunshine Makes Me Feel Insecure

body dysmorphic disorder, bdd, insecure about appearance, why i dont like the summer, sunshine makes me nervous, feeling ugly in the summer, this stuff is golden,

I’ll let you in on a little secret of mine: I don’t really like the summer. The summer brings sunshine (at least sometimes, for those of us living in the UK) and I don’t like that. Well, my Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) doesn’t like that.

10 Things To Remember On A ‘Bad Selfie Day’

selfies, bad selfie day, not liking photos, insecure about appearance, body dysmorphic disorder, this stuff is golden,

bad selfie day|bad selfi dey|Noun A day in which no matter what pose you do, how you style your hair, whether you are wearing make-up or not, how lovely your clothes make you feel – you still feel like you look terrible through that front-facing camera lens. It is a day in which you feel …

Why I Don’t Have Any Couple Photos Of My SO And I

body dysmorphic disorder, BDD, couple selfies, selfie culture, group photos, needing control, insecurities, this stuff is golden,

We recently went to a house-warming party to our new neighbour’s apartment. When I left the kitchen area (the party area, let’s be honest) to have a nosy look round, I noticed this lovely arrangement above their fireplace. It must have been about ten to twelve photos of the couple, in one large collection of …

How To Accept A Compliment (Because You Deserve It)

how to accept a compliment, accepting praise, compliments, appreciation, self esteem, self confidence, british politeness, this stuff is golden, body dysmorphic disorder, anxiety,

How often are you complimented on something and feel either embarrassed or undeserving? Too often if you are anything like me.

Accepting Myself As I Am

this stuff is golden, appearance, body confidence, confidence, self esteem, selfies, instagram,

I don’t have perfect Instagrammable eyebrows. I’ve never used highlighter on my cheek bone (that’s where you put it, right?) My eyeliner game varies. I would try to wear lipstick more but my lips are too bitten (it’s a bad habit when I am either hungry, nervous, stressed… the list goes on). Sometimes my make-up …