BLOG TOUR: Learning to Love the Girl in the Mirror by Helena Grace Donald // Review

Title: Learning to Love the Girl in the Mirror by Helena Grace Donald

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 13th April 2017

Synopsis: Learning to Love the Girl in the Mirror is a “must read” for any teenage girl. It’s packed full of self-empowering and self-loving tools that will leave you feeling Supergirl confident. In a world where advertising, celebrity culture and social media reign, it’s becoming more and more common for young girls to have some form of negative  body issue or eating disorder. This is not only harmful and dangerous on a personal level, it’s also destructive and disempowering for womanhood as a whole, and it’s got to STOP now!

This is Helena’s brutally honest story of how she overcame the battle with her own body and went from miserable and self-hating to absolutely loving the skin she’s in! Still in her early twenties, Helena completely relates to her fellow young women in the most loving and supportive way. Helena’s mission is to inspire young women that it is possible to love and appreciate your body in a completely healthy way. This book is packed full of the tools that will help any young girl to do exactly that.


An inspiring and honest book that provides helpful advice for anyone battling their own mind in regards to how they perceive their body.

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Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig // Review

Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Rating: ★★★★★

Release Date: 31st December 2015

Reasons to Stay Alive is all about how best to make the most of your life no matter what you go through.

The author, Matt Haig talks about his battle with depression and anxiety, whilst also including tips on how he finally beat the ‘black dog’ and gained a new perspective on life.

I was bought this by my best friend as I had just recently been diagnosed with depression myself, so she bought me this in hopes that I could find strength from his words and hoped it would help me in my own battle.

I can honestly say that it was one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read. Matt Haig tells his story with such rawness, that it really is something so relatable. I frequently found myself nodding at something he had written and I even bought post it notes so I could tag all the quotes I loved.

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