Emily Clarkson

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ON FEELING FLAT

ON FEELING FLAT

I blame it on the moon, on my hormones or my period. On how much I am sleeping, on how much coffee I have … View Post
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE START JUDGING BLOGGERS TOO HARSHLY?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE START JUDGING BLOGGERS TOO HARSHLY?

Beyond the ASA, the governing body in charge or regulating the “business” side of blogging, there currently exists no official check on the morality … View Post
MARATHON TRAINING PART THREE: IT’S ALL GONE TO SHIT.

MARATHON TRAINING PART THREE: IT’S ALL GONE TO SHIT.

How this didn’t happen sooner I don’t know, but here we are, there are just over three weeks to go until Edinburgh … View Post
THE AFTER THE HOLIDAY ANXIETY…

THE AFTER THE HOLIDAY ANXIETY…

After two weeks of shamelessly #livingmybestlife on holiday (but mostly on Instagram, let’s be honest), I am home. And I am riddled with … View Post
MY BIKINI BODY

MY BIKINI BODY

My bikini body is warm. Beneath the sun’s glow it is golden, bright, already beginning to show the first signs of burn, the … View Post
STAYING POSITIVE WHEN YOU HAVE IBS*

STAYING POSITIVE WHEN YOU HAVE IBS*

Staying positive as an IBS sufferer is not always easy.  There can be a lot of obstacles, between the delays in diagnosis, the confusion … View Post
MARATHON TRAINING: PART TWO, HALF WAY THERE.

MARATHON TRAINING: PART TWO, HALF WAY THERE.

Back in October I signed up to run a marathon and as of this morning, I am at the half way point. Literally. Today … View Post
ON BEING THE TOKEN FEMINIST

ON BEING THE TOKEN FEMINIST

There’s a shift that happens, when you first out yourself as a “feminist” to those around you. When it’s realised by friends … View Post
SOME THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT EXERCISE

SOME THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT EXERCISE

By the time I started doing exercise, I didn’t know shit about it. Thanks in part to my abysmal physical education and, more … View Post
ON BEING “BOSSY”.

ON BEING “BOSSY”.

For as long as I can remember, I have been described as being “bossy”. It’s a word that I’ve heard countless times, … View Post
WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT YOU ON THE INTERNET?

WHAT ARE YOU MEANT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING SHITTY ABOUT YOU ON THE INTERNET?

Whenever I used to complain about abuse that I’d received online, everyone would tell me that if I didn’t want people to … View Post
I WANT TO SEE YOU NAKED.

I WANT TO SEE YOU NAKED.

I have recently become utterly obsessed with seeing people naked. Growing up as an overtly awkward white, middle class Brit, this is not a … View Post
ON BEING TOO JUDGEMENTAL…

ON BEING TOO JUDGEMENTAL…

When it comes to dissecting your personality, there are a few traits that you hope desperately not to find there. Even though you’re … View Post
PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

PLEASE, PICK UP YOUR PHONE.

I have always loved the phone. TRAINERS: OFFICE £18 (AFF LINK)TIGHTS: ASOS £7.50 (AFF LINK) My love affair started as a child, before the smart … View Post
LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM GIVING UP SMOKING

LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM GIVING UP SMOKING

A year ago today, I gave up smoking. *yes yes, thank you, well done me, I AM so amazing, you are absolutely right* After … View Post
ON THE GIRLS THAT AREN’T “GIRL’S GIRLS”

ON THE GIRLS THAT AREN’T “GIRL’S GIRLS”

I was never one of the “girl’s girls”. I should have been, I wish I’d been, but I was too busy, as … View Post
HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY

Happy Galentine’s Day! If you’re new to the phenomenon, welcome! Depending on how you choose to look at it, this is either … View Post
TRAINING FOR A MARATHON: PART ONE, THE BEGINNING

TRAINING FOR A MARATHON: PART ONE, THE BEGINNING

Back in October, I signed up to run Edinburgh Marathon. Three months have now passed since that moment of what can only be described … View Post
MY THIN PRIVILEGE

MY THIN PRIVILEGE

Prior to this week, if someone were to accuse me of having “thin privilege”, I’d very quickly feel my heckles start to rise. … View Post
THE BALANCING ACT AND THE TIGHTROPES WE WALK.

THE BALANCING ACT AND THE TIGHTROPES WE WALK.

Life is a balancing act. Yes yes, here I go again, pointing out the bloody obvious, but it’s true. Your life, and the … View Post