Feature

The Bikini

The Bikini - a two piece swimming costume likely divide opinion amongst many.

Whether you’re off to Cornwall or Corfu, Devon or Dubai, Wales or Walt Disney you’re guaranteed to see plenty around this Summer time.

The question is however, will you be wearing one yourself?

If your suitcase is packed with a variety of colourful bikinis and you’re ready to confidently strut around the beach without a second thought then I congratulate you wholeheartedly. You go get ‘em sista!

I have total admiration for you and applaud you indefinitely, that sassy girl emoji is most definitely yours.

This column however? You may not find much use in it sadly.

This month I want to talk about the bikini with all of you who want to wear one, but find it a lot more difficult to do so. Maybe you wear one reluctantly under a big cover up or maybe you enforce a no exceptions ban.

Whatever your reason for that bikini phobia, I ask you simply to just throw it out the window.
Seriously. So what if you’ve got chunky thighs and your belly is flabby and you think you’ve got cankles. I don’t care, you can still look great in a two piece.

Maybe you’ve got stretch marks, scars or a medical condition that leaves you feeling ugly – that doesn’t matter, you can still look like a total goddess!

You are a beautiful human being that achieves so much on an every day basis and the only thing that holds you back is yourself.

I really don’t care how cheesy that sounds to you cause it’s true. I’ve seen plenty of articles over the years on how to get bikini body ready but my favourite went a little something like this…
 
How to get bikini body ready:
1.    Put a Bikini on
2.    Done

I want to encourage you this summer to wear a Bikini if you want to, regardless of your shape or size.
If you can’t just face that prospect, then I at least request that you push yourself out of your comfort zone a little this summer.

However small a step something may seem, it can make a real difference. You’ll see women of all varieties strutting their stuff like a boss this summer and you’ll just wish you had the confidence to do that.

I know it’s not that simple and it can take years to break down them body confidence barriers but it all starts with a simple step.

Don’t let anyone tell you that you're too small, too big, or too ‘whatever’ to wear that bikini.
Put it on and wear it like a pro, you are amazing and I know you can do it!

  • Appeal following racially aggravated assault in Kirkby Park
    Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in a park in Kirkby. At around 8pm on Wednesday 3 March a man... Read more »
  • Exploring Knowsley’s Industrial Heritage
    ‘Explore Your Archive’ is a national campaign which aims to help archives across the United Kingdom and Ireland to showcase the hidden gems from their... Read more »
  • Police to patrol outdoor destinations over Easter weekend
    This Easter weekend, police will be patrolling popular outdoor destinations across Merseyside to offer guidance on the latest coronavirus restrictions in England... Read more »
- Share this page


EDUCATION

Teaching assistant at Rainford High wins prestigious award

Helen Greenway, a teaching assistant at Rainford High, has been named School Support Star of the Year at the Educate Awards. 

Miss Greenway was nominated by her colleague Kate Thomas, assistant SENCO at the school. In... Read more »



WHAT'S ON

1ST WHISTON SCOUT GROUP - SCOUTS (AGES 10½ AND 14 YEARS)

1st Whiston Scout Group, The George Howard Centre, Whiston L35 3SR. Our Scout leaders are Wes, Kathy and Shaun. The Scout Section is for young people usually aged between 10½ and 14 years. A young person can come in to the Troop at 10 and may... Read more »

BLOG

Coronavirus update and support Message from Dr Sarah McNulty Knowsley’s Director of Public Health

The last year has presented many challenges for everyone, but with case levels reducing and the vaccination programme now well underway in Knowsley, there is hope that we can start to return to some kind of normality soon.

Lockdown measures... Read more »


Posted by

on March 31st, 2021



More features


This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office