A feeling of accomplishment.

ImageAfter sending what feels like thousands of e-mails to newspapers and magazines, a journalist got back to me wanting to run a piece on what I do. Hurrah!

The lovely Jack from The Daily Record got in touch totally out of the blue to tell me that my e-mail intrigued him. (I’m glad that it had the desired effect.)

A couple of days later I was out doing a photo shoot for the piece he was putting together for me!

A couple of days after that, I was on the front page of The Daily Record and Edinburgh Now!

It’s nice to feel that your hard work hasn’t been a total waste of time.

The online version of the article can be found here: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/model-launches-website-campaign-tackling-2106203



About Leyah Shanks

Positive body image activist and advocate for mental health.

One comment

  1. YAY! I’m one of those people who wasted years of my life hating myself because I didn’t think I measured up to what society expected me to look like. Finally I am where I don’t give a crap what they think. May you help many young people learn that lesson far sooner than I did.

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