pretty nice! london is a good city. you have to wear school uniform and also there is a lot of pretty countryside and there are a lot of good british folk musicians and you’re never too far from the beach and also a lot more things. i like going to brighton a lot too!
make up from the body shop mainly or other places that don’t test on animals- there is a list here!
“Fat’ is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants to hurt her.
I mean, is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me; but then, you might retort, what do I know about the pressure to be skinny? I’m not in the business of being judged on my looks, what with being a writer and earning my living by using my brain…
I went to the British Book Awards that evening. After the award ceremony I bumped into a woman I hadn’t seen for nearly three years. The first thing she said to me? ‘You’ve lost a lot of weight since the last time I saw you!’
‘Well,’ I said, slightly nonplussed, ‘the last time you saw me I’d just had a baby.’
What I felt like saying was, ‘I’ve produced my third child and my sixth novel since I last saw you. Aren’t either of those things more important, more interesting, than my size?’ But no – my waist looked smaller! Forget the kid and the book: finally, something to celebrate!
I’ve got two daughters who will have to make their way in this skinny-obsessed world, and it worries me, because I don’t want them to be empty-headed, self-obsessed, emaciated clones; I’d rather they were independent, interesting, idealistic, kind, opinionated, original, funny – a thousand things, before ‘thin’. And frankly, I’d rather they didn’t give a gust of stinking chihuahua flatulence whether the woman standing next to them has fleshier knees than they do. Let my girls be Hermiones, rather than Pansy Parkinsons.”
― J.K. Rowling
hello! well i mean you really have to set your mind to it and decide to do things and then follow through with it, even if you don’t feel like it. do things you enjoy! or if you’re sad a lot of the time think of things you used to do to make you happy like writing or painting and productive/ creative things and aim to do more of that. I suppose the bottom line is if you want to do these things then do it- there really is no one stopping you from it apart from yourself so you’ve just got to put your mind to it! I had this problem a lot but once you get back into the habit of doing and filling your time with enjoyable things (which is an effort at first) you become a lot more motivated to do other stuff and life is all round much more enjoyable! hope this helps a little bit!