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 longer...
Is thin privilege really a thing?

Is thin privilege really a thing?

Is thin privilege really a thing? Short answer: Yes, girlfriend. YES. And we need to talk about it. Long answer:  Bear with me folks, because I’m about to bust an analogy out, here: In the spectrum of body image disorders, trauma, suffering and insecurity…...
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!...
6 body shaming hashtags to avoid

6 body shaming hashtags to avoid

If you use Instagram, you’ll be familiar with hashtags – they’re a great way to find community, categorise your photos and search for content that you want to see. And if you, like most people, share some degree of your health/fitness activities on...
Finding self-compassion (10 minute guided meditation)

Finding self-compassion (10 minute guided meditation)

“I need to push on and progress in self-love, but I just don’t know how to overcome this!” The above is one of the most common questions that my clients come to me with. In our journeys to finding self-love, we’re often confronted with moments...
7 self-love truths you need to accept

7 self-love truths you need to accept

1. In being so concerned about how others will perceive and judge you, you’re overlooking how you perceive and judge yourself (which is infinitely more important). If you’re being cruel to yourself, then you need to work on self-love. 2. The way you feel...