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I used to hate everything about myself, face, body and personality. I used to analyse those women I saw on TV and in magazines, wondering why their legs didn’t have cellulite like mine? Or how their faces were so flawless. Why couldn’t mine be like that? If someone said I look beautiful, I would say “are you taking the piss” or “you should see me without my face paint [make up] on”…. Read More

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I recently shared an experience with a follower to show him that recovery isn’t linear; that although I appear to be doing well, there are times when experiences come back to haunt me, but my response is far better than it used to be. I wanted to do this as a tweet thread, but sometimes content warnings on twitter don’t work as the word count is too short and then before you… Read More

They usually take us by surprise, just like a shart. I remember my first encounter with panic as vividly as the first time I sharted as an adult (for those not familiar with this term, a shart is when you try to fart, but let poop out at the same time). Trigger Warning: Assault At the age of 15 I used to hang around with a small group of guys and girls…. Read More

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I recently came out about my mental health on LinkedIn. I held back from doing this through fear or prejudice or discrimination: my career has helped with my recovery. You can read the full post here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/talking-saves-lives-sarah-hudson-/ If you have struggled to come out about mental health in your career, then I would love to know your thoughts – please leave a comment below. Love & peace Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚