“What’s the worst that can happen?” – more musings on how we present ourselves to the world for Alopecia Awareness Month

In our previous post, we discussed how self-confidence is often strongly influenced by our perceptions about what others might think about us. This is an endlessly fascinating topic for me and Rachel because we often swing between feeling totally ourselves, ready to the face the world, through to crippling anxiety about what others will think, … Continue reading “What’s the worst that can happen?” – more musings on how we present ourselves to the world for Alopecia Awareness Month

“Do I need a wig?” – in which we muse about aspects of appearance for Alopecia Awareness Month

September is Alopecia Awareness Month. For me, this is very timely because I have recently had a 'blip' in my confidence about facing the world as a person with no hair. I was interested to explore why this might be. So we decided to record ourselves having a conversation where we discuss this issue, and … Continue reading “Do I need a wig?” – in which we muse about aspects of appearance for Alopecia Awareness Month