Setting New Intentions For December

Intentions* *Noun. Meaning; aim or plan. Holy Moley, where did November go? How is it already the start of December? Oh, that’s right, the world shut down because of a deadly airborne virus…. Say no more. So, SMP community, do you have any aims or goals for December? Tell us in the comments below. Every…

Daily Gratitude & Body Positivity Practice

We don’t know about you but we haven’t been feeling great over COVID-19 lockdown over here at SMP HQ. We’ve been struggling with our confidence, our body image (let's be real, the weight we’ve gained) and overall been focussing on the negatives rather than the positives. Does this seem familiar? If it does, you’re in…

6 Tips For Boosting Body Positivity

Body image & body positivity can be a constant struggle especially in an era of social media where access to everyone & everything is available. Today we bring you our top tips for boosting body positivity. Following on from our previous post "Breaking Down Societal Expectations Of Body Image" we thought we would give you…

How Perfectionism Is Hindering Your Well-being

“You are magnificent beyond measure, perfect in your imperfections, and wonderfully made.” - Abiola Abrams Do you strive for the best in everything you do?Do you get irritated when you don't get 100% success rates on things?If you answered yes, sorry to break it to you but that's unrealistic. Stop! We said what we said.…

A Note: Remember Who The F*ck You Are

Do you ever feel so uninspired in life that everything seems like a chore?Do you ever feel like life gets too much & you find it hard to cope?Do you ever just feel, meh? Me too. But I'm here for you, to tell you that you got this. By "this" I mean life, see it…

Improving Our Self-Esteem

Becoming mentally healthy is easier said than done for most people. It takes a lot of time and dedication to self-care, time people don't seem to have. Here I will share some tips that aren't time consuming and doable for everyone. Like many, I sometimes struggle with my self-confidence and esteem especially when my acne…

6 Tips For Seeking Mental Health Support

Sometimes seeking help for mental health issues is easier said than done. You can want the help but seeking it is the hardest part, why? Because you have to admit to yourself something is wrong and that you need help. In this article I’m going to take you through the when/where/why/how of seeking help and…

Is Your Environment Affecting Your Mental Health?

Have you ever wondered why you thrive better in some environments than you do in others? I’ve thought about it a lot over the last week with various people I know having their environment impact their emotions and ultimately their mental health. Research suggests that we have a distinctive awareness of our environment and seek…