Self Love: You Are More Beautiful Than You Think

Posted: 13/10/2017 by mariesophieblog

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a video from the Dove YouTube Channel all about self love and self acceptance and instantly wanted to share it with you guys. In the video they asked multiple women to sit with a forensic artist and describe their face. The artist took his time and drew the women based on what they described. Then they asked strangers, who just met these women for the first time, to describe what they saw. And what they saw was completely different from what the women described. After the sketch was finished they hung them up…

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Mental Health

Mental Health: The Social Stigma

Posted: 26/05/2017

After last weeks’ post about my thoughts on 13 Reasons Why (click HERE to read) and the great response I got from you guys on social media, I wanted to take the time and dig a little deeper. Mental health is something very close to my heart, not just because I’ve been dealing with this most of my life but also I’ve seen a few family members and friends struggling with this. I think it’s very sad that mental health problems are still such a tabu topic in our society, even though so many people suffer from it.

13 Reasons Why & My View On Suicide

Posted: 04/05/2017

If you’ve been around social media and Netflix during the past month you’ve probably heard about 13 Reasons Why and the controversy surrounding it. In case you haven’t heard of it, let me just fill you in (spoiler alert!): 13 Reasons Why is the story about the high school student Hannah Baker who was driven to committing suicide due to a series of different reasons. Befor her death, she records thirteen different audio tapes explaining the whole story of why she committed suicide. She reveals every secret, every incident she experienced and calls out all the people who had something…