2019 was quite a challenging one for me on the mental health front. So much so that I couldn’t resolve myself to share my struggles with you earlier. But as I spent more time reflecting on last year, I also noticed a strong need to truly open up about these difficulties. Here, I finally took the plunge.
It is possible to take care of your skin condition while ALSO reprogramming your thoughts to live better in your skin, just as it looks today. Here is how to start on your path of skin acceptance.
Starting my coaching practice and this blog made me realise there were strong parallels to be drawn for me personally between acne and chronic dieting. As I sat with this idea, it occurred to me there could be many more links to draw between skin and weight stigma. I thought it’d be interesting to delve into this a bit further, and to take you on this journey with me.
Until last year, I used to routinely define myself as a ‘dermatology disaster’. But my number one enemy for the past 25 years has always been: acne. Read more about why I recently decided to make peace with my skin at long last. And no, it is not because it suddenly cleared up.