Category Archives: my work

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She Might Be

  I’m so happy to share that I am now a writer for She Might Be! “She Might Be is the UK’s first completely body positive, online magazine and community that is written solely by bloggers, created by Georgina of She

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She Might Be

  I’m so happy to share that I am now a writer for She Might Be! “She Might Be is the UK’s first completely body positive, online magazine and community that is written solely by bloggers, created by Georgina of She

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Shaving Away The Stereotypes | blogging for Huffington Post UK

This week, I shaved my head for the third time in a year and a half. In my latest blog piece for the Huffington Post UK‘s blog I explain why. A post shared by 🌈THEBODYCONFIDENCEREVOLUTION🌈 (@iamleyahshanks) on Sep 19, 2016

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Shaving Away The Stereotypes | blogging for Huffington Post UK

This week, I shaved my head for the third time in a year and a half. In my latest blog piece for the Huffington Post UK‘s blog I explain why. A post shared by 🌈THEBODYCONFIDENCEREVOLUTION🌈 (@iamleyahshanks) on Sep 19, 2016

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The ‘What Beauty Means to Me’ Project

Beauty. Whether we like it or not,  stereotypes of what is deemed as beautiful will often dominate our minds. Over the last few months, I’ve been working on a project which aims to help break down these stereotypes and highlight

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The ‘What Beauty Means to Me’ Project

Beauty. Whether we like it or not,  stereotypes of what is deemed as beautiful will often dominate our minds. Over the last few months, I’ve been working on a project which aims to help break down these stereotypes and highlight

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Naked & Invisible – Channel 4 Short

Words simply cannot express how much joy it brings me to finally be able to share this news with you! Back in August 2015, I had the sheer pleasure of working with Showem Entertainment and body painting extraordinaire Carolyn Roper for a ‘Channel 4 Shorts‘ series called

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Naked & Invisible – Channel 4 Short

Words simply cannot express how much joy it brings me to finally be able to share this news with you! Back in August 2015, I had the sheer pleasure of working with Showem Entertainment and body painting extraordinaire Carolyn Roper for a ‘Channel 4 Shorts‘ series called

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Shooting with Carolyn Henry and Lindy Bop

I always adore shooting promotional images with the wonderful Carolyn Henry. We’ve collaborated on some of my favourite projects to date so every time I get the opportunity to work with her again, I literally jump at the chance! I respect

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Shooting with Carolyn Henry and Lindy Bop

I always adore shooting promotional images with the wonderful Carolyn Henry. We’ve collaborated on some of my favourite projects to date so every time I get the opportunity to work with her again, I literally jump at the chance! I respect

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A film directd by Leyah Shanks

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A film directd by Leyah Shanks