Tag: self esteem

Being Too Scared To Start Achieving Your Goals

achieving your dreams, insecurities, scared of failure, starting your own business, dream job, dream life, entrepreneurs, this stuff is golden, self doubt, self esteem,

I have a lot of goals in life. A LOT. I want to: write a novel have a successful online business open my own gluten free cafe/bakery have a childcare business be a paid writer for an online magazine (or several) write children’s books etc. But for the most part, I am simply too scared …

15 Things I Love About Myself

things I love about myself, this stuff is golden, self esteem, self love, why you should love yourself, tips for mental illness,

My down days fill me up with negative thoughts about myself. I insult my body, my face, my (lack of) career, everything. I look down at myself and squash my self-esteem til it’s pretty much gone. It’s very hard to get out of that way of thinking once you are in it. So, to potentially …

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 …

18 Misguided Times I Felt Pretty

feeling attractive, feeling pretty, misguided times I felt pretty, body dysmorphic disorder, bdd, revenge porn, sexual abuse, teenage insecurity, this stuff is golden,

Trigger warning: this post contains topics such as sexual consent, revenge porn, body dysmorphic disorder & online sexual abuse.  I spent a lot of my time online when I was a teenager – MSN, MySpace, or random forums and chat rooms. I was a lonely and insecure young girl. I hope that these days young …