Why It’s Vital You Stop Giving Too Many F**ks || The ‘Not Sorry Method’ by Sarah Knight

Why It’s Vital You Stop Giving Too Many F**ks || The ‘Not Sorry Method’ by Sarah Knight

As you can see by the title, this blog post is definitely breaking new barriers to my usual style of writing. In fact, this is one of the big changes that I want to make with 'The Growing Butterfly'; write how I would talk to you if you were to be sat across from me. [...]

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Starting A New Chapter || The Growing Butterfly Evolves

Starting A New Chapter || The Growing Butterfly Evolves

Goodness, it has been a while, hasn't it? Though I would usually apologise for being so absent across all platforms including this blog, as the title says I am about to begin a new chapter with 'The Growing Butterfly'. I am the worst for being sorry when I don't really need to be. The level [...]

Changing ‘Man Up’ to ‘Open Up’ || Men’s Health Week 2019

Changing ‘Man Up’ to ‘Open Up’ || Men’s Health Week 2019

How many of you knew that it was Men's Health Week? Being truthfully honest with you, I didn't before the week even began which I do feel guilty over. As someone who chose to explore men's experiences that relate to masculinity for their dissertation, it seemed slightly ironic that I didn't even know this was [...]

Breaking Down Barriers || Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

Breaking Down Barriers || Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

Around 1.6 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder (1). Although there are still so many individuals suffering undiagnosed pro-longing their illness and potentially preventing treatment from having an effective outcome for them to recover. I have experienced first-hand how traumatic it is to be pinned against set criteria that apparently deems [...]

Coping with Christmas || My Fear of the Festive Season

Coping with Christmas || My Fear of the Festive Season

This is a letter from my heart to yours. I don’t pride myself in having it all together and hope not to create an impression that I do. I certainly don’t. Every fluctuates and changes the tides of emotions for me, often leaving me feeling lost, confused or conflicted. Living with anxiety is hard and [...]