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Mental Health Awareness

Here at Fall From Grace we want to remove the stigma of Mental Health being something to whisper about. We want to let people know that it is ok to not be ok: its normal. We want to spread the word that mental health is an important part of our overall health. It is not something to be ignored but something to be aware of and look after.

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The Struggle With Motivation

Motivation: Motivation is the process that initiates, guides, and maintains behaviours. It is what causes you to act. Motivation is the reason why you do something and the level of desire you have to do it.

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Glass Ceiling Smashers

Women’s rights have had a whirlwind of a history. Most of us have heard of Emmeline Pankhurst but one of the earliest known “activists” was Mary Wollstonecraft who in 1784 escaped her abusive father and established her own school – successfully, I might add.

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The Problem with Clothes Sizing - Rebecca Petch

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what being “plus sized” means to me. In all honesty, it feels a little strange describing myself as plus sized when I’ve never done so before. I think I’ve been reluctant to describe my body in that way because that would mean accepting that my body is different. Somehow it’s ok to describe myself as “too fat” and therefore ugly as a result of that (I know, the two are absolutely NOT mutually exclusive but I’m still unlearning that one), to pick myself apart because of my body but refer to myself as plus sized? Even the notion!

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Gay Pride - From Then to Now

Have you ever been faced with the question: “why don’t we get a straight pride?”? Each time I hear it I’m filled with this anger that these people feel the need to celebrate something they did not have to fight for. 

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