Mental health problems affect millions of women around the world.
I’ve had my share – anorexia, depression, and times of danger and darkness running so deep I was hospitalised more than once, for months at a time.
Mental health issues are still a taboo issue, but that needs to change if sufferers are to accept their situation and seek help, as well as for others around them to recognise signs and be able to help.
One woman is doing her (very big) part in sharing her own story of battles with her head, as well as many inspiring stories from women around the globe.
Carly Jennings is nothing short of a fighter, and, a fitness professional by trade, is now helping support and inspire women to embrace who they are, low days and all.
And what sets these women apart is how, far from letting mental health issues hold them back, strength, courage and empowerment can come out of challenging times.
How I overcame anorexia to become stronger than ever – read my story on the Wiggly Girl blog here.
Oh and in case you were wondering a ‘wiggle score’ is a way of assessing how you’re feeling that day, with the aim being an on top of the world 10/10 more days than not.