This is what diet culture feels like

This is what diet culture feels like

Diet culture. It’s suffocation. Do you have enough points left? Will it tip you over? How will you compensate? It’s being blinded to everything outside of size tags, calorie counts and numbers on the scale. Too much. Not enough. Slightly over. Just not...
How to open up in therapy

How to open up in therapy

First written for and published on Recovery Warriors. “What if I’m scared to open up in therapy? How do I talk about myself?” The above is one of the most common questions that my clients ask me before their first session, and the hesitation before...
20 easy ways to add some self-love to today

20 easy ways to add some self-love to today

Whether you’re just starting your self-love journey or a seasoned pro, sometimes we all need to remind ourselves of some basics and look for little ways to integrate them into our daily routine. Here are 20 easy ways to add some self-love to today: 1. Move your...
10 important thoughts on body positivity x social media in 2017

10 important thoughts on body positivity x social media in 2017

If I may be totally honest, I’ve been feeling burnt out with the way that Body Positivity™ is handled on social media. Including on my *own* social media platforms.  It’s not because I’m ‘sick’ of the concept or because it’s no...
What’s *really* being sold to you?

What’s *really* being sold to you?

Head on over to YouTube, watch any old Weight Watchers, Slim Fast or other diet video. Any one, it doesn’t matter. Now, I’m going to show you a little magic trick… I’m going to predict what they said, without even knowing what you watched!...