Category Archives: #TBCR

“Meet the woman redefining baldness and beauty” | Metro piece

This year marks two years since I first shaved my hair off. It was a day I’ll never forget and even though I’m trying to grow my hair back in now, I will never stop speaking out for representation for

“Meet the woman redefining baldness and beauty” | Metro piece

This year marks two years since I first shaved my hair off. It was a day I’ll never forget and even though I’m trying to grow my hair back in now, I will never stop speaking out for representation for

Body positivity has become a bit of a trend in recent months. Although in some ways, this is a good thing as it brings about attention to the issue, bopo is FAR more than just a trend. I had a

Body positivity has become a bit of a trend in recent months. Although in some ways, this is a good thing as it brings about attention to the issue, bopo is FAR more than just a trend. I had a

“Developing the The Body Confidence Revolution saved my life” | Metro piece

When I first started The Body Confidence Revolution, I myself still wasn’t completely healed. I was still in the throws of depression and disordered eating, but I was rebellious. After years of deep rooted self-hatred at the hands of bullying,

“Developing the The Body Confidence Revolution saved my life” | Metro piece

When I first started The Body Confidence Revolution, I myself still wasn’t completely healed. I was still in the throws of depression and disordered eating, but I was rebellious. After years of deep rooted self-hatred at the hands of bullying,

Welcome Georgina Horne to #TBCR!

  When lovely Leyah approached me and asked me to join her badass body confidence army I said HELL YEAH!!! It’s movements like TBCR that make me proud to be a blogger, and remind me why I started my blog.

Welcome Georgina Horne to #TBCR!

  When lovely Leyah approached me and asked me to join her badass body confidence army I said HELL YEAH!!! It’s movements like TBCR that make me proud to be a blogger, and remind me why I started my blog.

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

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

“While there is life, there is hope.” #TBCR Ambassador Essie blogs about chronic illness

I’m sure anyone with a chronic illness has heard the phrase “you are always ill” spouted at you as though you’re doing it on purpose or perhaps, “you should do something about that,” as though you don’t already. I think

“While there is life, there is hope.” #TBCR Ambassador Essie blogs about chronic illness

I’m sure anyone with a chronic illness has heard the phrase “you are always ill” spouted at you as though you’re doing it on purpose or perhaps, “you should do something about that,” as though you don’t already. I think

#TBCR’s ambassador Kitty explains why she took on the role

When I saw that Leyah was looking for ambassadors to join her Body Confidence Revolution, I knew it was an opportunity I had to seize. The Body Confidence Revolution is a movement which stands for so many things I feel

#TBCR’s ambassador Kitty explains why she took on the role

When I saw that Leyah was looking for ambassadors to join her Body Confidence Revolution, I knew it was an opportunity I had to seize. The Body Confidence Revolution is a movement which stands for so many things I feel