Weight Watchers, who are now rebranded as WW, Wellness that Works have launched a new app under this new branding for children as young as eight… as Young. As. Eight. It’s marketed as a potential solution to the childhood obesity crisis in America. However, a lot, and by a lot I mean, basically everyone who… Read More What’s Wrong With WW Kurbo’s Approach to Childhood Obesity?
If you are worried about your relationship with food, who do you turn to? Your mates? Your GP? Or maybe you might turn to many of the numerous blogs, instagram pages and podcasts out there #wellness? Turning to influencers to make sense, I mean afterall, they’re flawless skin, pert tits, perky bum and six pack… Read More Beat: The UK’s Charity Antidote to Wellness Wankery and Eating Disorders
The 10 year challenge shines a light on how much we as individuals have changed but how much has the face of diet culture changed in the last 10 years? In 2009, the same year that I left home to go to fashion school in London, starving yourself skinny was still cool. The severity of… Read More The Face of Diet Culture: The 10 Year Challenge
The power of practicing gratitude has the potential to be something quite incredible. Culturally in the West we are conditioned almost to always want for more, or with our bodies ironically we want for less. Less waist, less weight, less is more when it comes to beauty and looking good, or so we are told.… Read More How Gratitude Can Help Improve Body Dissatisfaction
*Trigger Warning* – If you are experiencing or have experienced an eating disorder this post may be triggering for you. The song of the morning birds has just begun, she can see through the crack in the curtain that the morning dawn is about to break. Her partner remains still as the night, unaware of… Read More To The Bone Behind The Mask: Inside Anorexia
There’s a lot of hype, or should I say anti-hype around the idea of ‘processed foods’. Frequently the term “processed foods” appear on lists of “bad foods” and “foods to cut out” in a number of “diet programmes”. I realise I’m using a lot of quotation marks here but it’s necessary. A lot of these… Read More A Place for Processed Foods
When your body is trying to tell you your diet or lifestyle change isn’t as healthy as you thought… Read More 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight On Your Diet
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
How to identify healthy media messages that can help harbour self acceptance and compassion. … Read More Identifying Healthy Media Outlets
How to identify unhelpful media messages for body image and dieting. … Read More How to Tell If Health Media is Unhealthy?