Thoughts

Passing on Body Values to my Children

6th July 2018

Before you start getting excited, no I am NOT pregnant lmao. I thought I’d chat a bit about the body values I inherited as a child, and what I would want to hopefully pass down to my kids, If I should ever have them (chances are looking pretty slim at the moment, but we live […]

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HOW TO OVERCOME IMPOSTER SYNDROME.

21st June 2018

Imposter syndrome: a psychological pattern in which people doubt their accomplishments and have a persistent, often internalised fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. How many of us have felt like the above at some point in their lives, but didn’t know that there was an official name for it? *waves hand*.  Imposter Syndrome is feeling like you’re […]

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BEING UNAPOLOGETIC CAN BE HARD

14th June 2018

Hi guys! So…*phew!* THIS blog post has been absolute YEARS in the making. I must have started and deleted this post almost 80 or 90 times in the process. Why, you may ask? Well, a part of me was nervous as hell to upload in case people would take my words the wrong way. I […]

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EMBRACING ME

29th May 2018

I talk a lot about self-love, confidence and living your best life on here and that’s all good when trying to get OTHERS to love themselves, however, when it comes to me, the path is not so linear. When I often speak with my readers about the struggles they face and the confidence issues they […]

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TO FINESSE A HUMMINGBIRD: A PHOTO STORY

24th May 2018

Oh…hi peasants; My name is Anastasia Solokov-Baxter-Lee-Fassbender. Age? Let’s go with 22. Who am I? Some call me a scammer. A wannabe. A gold digger. Even a whore. Me? I think I’m an entrepreneur. I was raised in South London to a working class family. My family – God bless them – are a lovely […]

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LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR BODY

5th April 2018

Hi friends. I know that I have written countless blog posts and Twitter threads on the subject of self-love body positivity and fat acceptance (etc etc) for you guys in the past, but I guess this time I’m writing this more for my benefit than anything. Selfish, I know, but it’s my blog and Idowhatiwant. […]

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REDISCOVERING SELF LOVE | #PERFECTFIGURE

13th February 2018

I’m not going to lie; It’s been a bit of a mission, trying to get this post up. Not specifically because I’m not the biggest fan of the photos I’ve taken for this or like how I look, or the lack of lighting, or my rubbish box room, but more because for the past couple […]

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WHY I HATE THE WORD 'FLATTERING'

8th February 2018

I feel like ‘flattering/flatter’ in relation to clothes, carries two definitions (don’t quote me on the below as they aren’t from the dictionary pls pls pls): Flattering: A garment that fits someone perfectly: not too big in places, not too small in places. Created in line with your clothing size, to match your body shape […]

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Why I'm no longer taking my health for granted

1st February 2018

  I’ve always taken my health for granted, to be honest. Growing up, aside from the Asthma I inherited from my Dad which is well under control and a bit of Anemia that manifests itself via rare bouts of tiredness and cold hands, I’ve always had relatively good health. I’m agile, pretty flexible (you wouldn’t […]

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