mentalhealth

Trauma Porn & Evangelism

*Sigh* “Finally. I can return to social media.” That’s probably what many POC were saying after being bombarded with violent imagery in every story, every repost and every video they were sent for months. But I personally don’t believe that POC will ever recover from the emotional beating of seeing black and brown bodies brutalised […]

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Diet Culture

So my first ever blog post on Pepper was called “I am not Fat” and it discussed the unhealthy language surrounding weight. But I now want to talk about another aspect of the topic; I think it’s really disgusting how we perceive health and the ways we strive to attain health. As a Christian, I […]

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Pepper goes Plant-Based?

Sorry it’s a day late this week guys, it’s been really hard to balance the blog and coursework during quarantine because of my laptop situation. But whether it’s late or finished 5 minutes before the promised time, the blog must go on. This is the first sustainable post I’ve made since I started the blog […]

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My Nose

As part of my personal blogging, I wanted to talk about something that’s super close to my heart (actually, it’s really close to my eyes.) I’m going to open up about my insecurities growing up about my nose and how I’ve grown to love it and my other features. So growing to love it was […]

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Transparency

In the clothes haul, I made a cute statement about how I wanted to be transparent with you guys and that came with it’s challenges. So this week’s blog won’t be political, but it will be deeper than usual. One of the things I struggled with was settling into my degree – 2nd year was […]

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Social Mediocre?

Is social media making us Basicâ„¢? I’m gonna go against the tides here and say no it most definitely isn’t. I mean, I’m guessing you think I’m crazy. “What about Lad-lads, VSCO girls and all other copy+paste internet personalities in between?” you would ask. What if I told you that none of these internet personas […]

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I am not Fat.

I am not fat. No seriously, I’m not. Okay guys, so I’ve had an epiphany during the commute to work – the language we use affects how we see ourselves, how we see others, and how we act in response. Let’s talk auxiliary verbs: to be, to do, to have. So, when someone is on […]

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