Playlists to Help Your Mental Health

Ever wonder why a romantic song sets the mood? Or why blasting a song as loud as it can go helps you feel better? It’s because music is a form of therapy, a form that many of us are using it to cope right now. Studies show that music can improve blood flow in ways similar to statins, lower your levels of stress-related hormones like cortisol, and … Continue reading Playlists to Help Your Mental Health

Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown: Part 2

It’s been 43 days since my husband and I went into lockdown in Bristol, UK. The UK will reevaluate on May 7 but I predict it will be extended once more. The sun is out but it’s not shinning. In fact, it’s a little misty with rain clouds on the horizon. I’m in bed, listening to Lizzo, drinking cold coffee with oat milk, and wearing … Continue reading Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown: Part 2

Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown

This might seem like a late letter but life has been a little chaotic lately. I write this with the windows open, the sun shining and listening to music with my ice coffee next to me. It has been officially been 31 days since my husband and I chose to go into semi-lockdown and about 25 since the UK has been on official lockdown due … Continue reading Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown

6 Times Lizzo Proved She’s Queen

Summer 2019 will forever be known as the season Lizzo proved she was Queen. A singer, actor, and flutist, Lizzo has been making a name for herself for some time. With a resume that includes being classically trained and working with Prince. This triple threat headlined Coachella and will make her acting debut in Hustlers alongside J.Lo and Cardi B. later this year. Lizzo’s 2019 album … Continue reading 6 Times Lizzo Proved She’s Queen

Travel & Mental Health

We LOVE connecting and collaborating with Fat Girls Traveling members. Recently Kate from Detailed Journeys took over the Fat Girls Traveling Instagram Story and touched on the important topic of mental health while traveling. She shares a more in-depth look at her recent experience below.   Trigger Warning: Eating Disorders & Body Dysmorphia In April 2019, I was on the trip of a lifetime with … Continue reading Travel & Mental Health