Transforming Through Coaching, with Gem Kennedy

Meet My Coach My coach is Gem Kennedy, a transformational coach and Emotional Freedom Technique (otherwise known as 'tapping') practitioner. She's also an activist, ex-dieter, queer person, mum to free-range children, podcaster, and zinester. If all of that makes her sound really cool, that's because she is. Image description: Gem, who has plum-coloured wavy hair … Continue reading Transforming Through Coaching, with Gem Kennedy

Take Your Antidepressants For As Long As They’re Good For You

Mental heath medicines, like a lot of other medicines, are a mixed bag and come with some big decisions. Even so, taking antidepressants can be a huge support and, in many cases, they’re literal life-savers. If you’re considering starting antidepressants, or changing your usage of them, you might be wondering how long they'll be part … Continue reading Take Your Antidepressants For As Long As They’re Good For You

Looking Fat

Cw: discussion of societal and internalised fatmisia We are so often encouraged to wear clothes that make us look smaller. I remember being in my early twenties, trying on clothes in a cramped changing room, waiting to find the perfect drab outfit that would make me look the thinnest. Eventually, uncomfortable and sweating under the … Continue reading Looking Fat