How gaining weight boosted my confidence

img_0054Gaining weight, it seems to be every womans worst nightmare nowadays. We’ve gotten to the point where we find it normal that our self worth is being influenced by the scale. What if I told you that the beauty and body ideals we strive for only distract us from what should be our goal; finding happines IN ourselves. What if I told you that gaining 7kgs actually made me happier and more confident than I’ve ever been?  Continue reading

Will a fitness transformation make you happier?


Once again; it’s Tuesday. For you this might just be an ordinary day but in the fitness community it’s THE day to post your transformation. Transformation Tuesday provides you with a great opportunity to show what you’ve achieved with your hard work. This usually results in loving comments but can also bring some negativity. Cause is this healthy? People usually claim to be so much happier and more confident after their transformation. But is changing your body really the solution to get rid of those insecurities and that negative self esteem?  Continue reading

Am I fake?


This whole thing started a while ago but you hear it more and more; ‘social media is fake’. people are pretending to be something they are not and all those perfect instagram accounts are a lie. Cause those pics weren’t taken that day and they aren’t realistic. I am very well aware of the fact that my account could be categorized as one of those if you only take a quick look. So that’s why I’m writing this blog post in which I’ll ask myself some questions and come up with an answer for; am I fake? Continue reading

No, I’m not okay.

Processed with VSCO with a5 preset“Im, how are you?” “fine” I answer as always. Cause what else are you supposed to say? We live in a time in which everyone has it ‘tough’ and is ‘stressed’. Saying that you’re not okay doesn’t result in a “oh that sucks, what’s going on?” No, it results in a competition in which you both claim your life is the hardest one and you have the right to complain the most. Exhausting isn’t it? Even more exhausting are the “I don’t have to ask you how you’re doing cause instagram shows me how great things are.” Cause damn my life looks good. Working out a lot, got nice pics and even nicer clothes. Those are the good things. But I’m actually not doing well at all. Continue reading