What Is “Self Care?”: A Guide For Trying To Keep It Real

So many of you lovely lot know I run Keep Real®  and with that comes a fair few things. Such as responsibility, creativity, management and hmmm I'm gonna say...self care. Yes! I said self care!! Whoa...Did I really just say that? I did. A lot of folk won't state that or *gasp* even mention it as something…

It’s Allll Ok: Sadness & Why We Need It!

Sometimes life can throw some mega curve balls our way, sometimes it can sail along fine and dandy, and other times it can really suck. But days do get better. They truly do. The first step, is to say that you truly can. When we start believing that things will be good, or will be better- they will be. You…

Body Image: Why You Should Love Yourself

“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” ― Amy Bloom Why do we struggle accepting ourselves for who we are? Our bodies are our own beautiful temples, moving and breathing without conscious thought, allowing us to explore this world and well, live. We are literally made of stars, yet we somehow…

Self Love

It's so much easier to love other people, than to love ourselves. It sucks, but it's true. Unconditional love is a complete and whole love without limitations. Accepting ourselves is so important, and unconditional love comes from within, before we can completely and  unconditionally love others. Go with your gut, trust yourself and accept all…

Be Radiant!!

You were given life; it is your duty to find something beautiful within it, no matter how slight. - Elizabeth Gilbert I have always believed if you radiate good vibes and treat yourself and others with kindness, good things will always find their way back to you. I guess you could call it karma, the principle of causality. It flows…

Senti(mental) Health

Hello my lovelies! Hope you've all been keepin' well and keepin' real. I stumbled across a box of letters I've been keeping these past three years. It started at the beginning of University when I moved away from home, right up until now- where I've finished my degree! The majority of the letters are from…