‘Boy, Man Up’ – Know this, you are not alone. I understand you – I am just like you…

A few weeks ago I focused on an aspect of mental health and social pressures faced by girls. Inspired by ‘Most Girls – a song by Hailee Steinfeld, it sparked a conversation about how attitudes towards this topic need to change. However focusing on girls, is only on chapter of a very intricate story… Unfortunately … Continue reading ‘Boy, Man Up’ – Know this, you are not alone. I understand you – I am just like you…

Thank you Mr Uber driver, for commenting on the size of my body – and not in a good way… 

I went out Friday night. Partying the night away, my friends and I were out until the wee small hours of the morning, which is pretty standard for us on a night out. Cut to home-time, and its time to order an Uber (after a trip to McDonald's - obviously). I catch my Uber, but … Continue reading Thank you Mr Uber driver, for commenting on the size of my body – and not in a good way… 

Powerful women: Let’s remind ourselves just how capable we are

Of late, I have found myself becoming utterly obsessed with the way I look. I battle with this constant feeling of not meeting societal expectations. Not being pretty enough to be noticed. Not being attractive enough for myself. Not being enough of the physical ‘arm candy’ that we have come to believe we should be. … Continue reading Powerful women: Let’s remind ourselves just how capable we are

She’s just one of the guys…

'Sometimes I feel like I'm too much of a boy'. - The thought alone frustrates me, yet I find myself thinking this more and more. Since moving into my new place at work, I've gotten to know one of the members of the finance team in particular. He's had his fair share of girl drama, and firmly believes that they are all crazy. I'm consistently on the defence when he says this, because I don't think we are - not all of us anyway...