4 Reasons Why Cosmo is Right and Piers is Wrong

I'm sorry if you've had the misfortune to witness the furore unfolding online recently. It's full of fat hate. If you've missed it, here's what happened: Cosmopolitan magazine's latest UK edition profiles 11 women who explain what wellness means to them and how it's not 'one size fits all'. The headline...

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How to Sniff Out a Diet in Disguise

Diet culture is sneaky. The 'wellness' industry has seen to that. For some time now the fact that diets don't work has been in the public realm. That's why dieting companies have changed tack and now talk about 'lifestyle changes' and 'wellness'. New food rules appear in the name of 'health'. Things...

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One Thing NOT to Do This New Year

The world around you is going to be SCREAMING at you to go on a diet and lose weight - that's if it hasn't already. Your friends and family may have made New Year's resolutions to lose weight, 'get healthy' (whatever that means) and get fit. You may have been bombarded with ads about weight loss,...

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New Year, New You (NOT!)

Happy New Year! We have a cultural obsession with the New Year. It's used as an opportunity to reflect on what has passed, and what we want to create, acquire or let go of in the coming year. Truth be told, every day of the year brings such opportunities! However around the 1st of January, much of...

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How to Reduce Food Anxiety Over the Holidays

If you're worrying about how you'll manage yourself around food over the holidays, you're not alone! This time of year is very stressful for many people even for those who don't have the added complication of a dysfunctional relationship with food! It's a busy time, with a lot going on socially. It's...

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