Social Media is bursting with #BodyPositivity #LoveYourself and #ICanSoYouCan to messages seemingly aimed at the average health conscious woman. At face value it seems like a pretty brilliant and groundbreaking trend that’s taking over. People are going to fitness events more, we are health conscious now thanks to a decade of public health campaigning. Dig… Read More Orthorexia is the New Anorexia, and It’s Not Cool
*Trigger Warning* – If you are experiencing or have experienced an eating disorder this post may be triggering for you. To the buzz of 7am she hits ‘snooze’. 7.10am. Snooze. 7.20am. Snooze. Each day is dreaded and deferred for as long as can be; it is a school day. Another day of skulking along… Read More Flushed: Inside Bulimia
“I looked in the mirror and loved what I saw. If I can do it, you can too” – Insta Influencer Of course you do, you epitomise the current beauty ideal: Gym Bunny Barbie, Health Freak Barbie, Can Survive In These Proportions Barbie – but this image is still unattainable for most. #BodyPositivity #LoveYourself Apparently… Read More What It Really Means To Love Your Body
How I moved away from compulsively weighing, through the weight anxiety to finally ditching my scales for good. … Read More Ditching The Weighing Scales For Good!
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We are all constantly bombarded with messages that we as a nation are unhealthy. We’re getting more overweight and obese. We’re not exercising enough. We drink too much and eat too much of the wrong foods. You’re Always Hungry: One sure fire way of knowing that your new dietary lifestyle isn’t sustainable is by how hungry… Read More Signs Your Healthy Eating Regime isn’t as Healthy as You Think
The vegan diet has gained immense popularity. A dietary lifestyle that once seemed extreme, picky and difficult to cater for has become one of the hottest topics in heath and nutrition right now. There is an onslaught of persuasive vegan media, vegan critics have gained more of a louder voice, and with tenacity the campaign… Read More How Healthy is Veganism Really?
Help identifying when diet culture is disguising as health and stop it from infiltrating your relationship with food. … Read More How To Spot Diet Culture Disguised as Health