No surrender

The diet scene in my office is ridiculous. There’s someone doing 5:2, a couple of die hard Slimming World members, a raw vegan and somebody who eats high protein. The conversation starts up and they ask me what do I do, what do I eat. They know I’m gluten intolerant, but aside from that, nothing…

I am perfect

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and it got me thinking about perception, body image and self love. I’ve seen a few things on Instagram that all follow the same wave of “progress, not perfection.” And I get it, it’s meant to be a lesson in not getting hung up about perfectionism and total…

The Clean Plate Club

If you don’t think history is important, think about how many of us still try to finish a meal completely, leaving a clear plate with a clear conscience. This comes from our grandmothers from the wartime era when food waste was criminal, literally – people paid huge fines and spent time in prison. Our relatives adopted…