Are You Believing These 2 Lies About Yourself?

There are 2 lies that you probably tell yourself - at least from time to time. Perhaps when you're complying with the rules of diet culture you don't actively accuse yourself of these. But my guess is that they're lurking just under the surface, ready to pounce as soon as you 'slip up.' These 2 lies...

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This News Item Infuriates Me

Note to self: don’t read the news before bedtime. I do know better! But last night I didn’t listen to my own advice and I couldn’t scroll past an item with the headline: ‘Two teenagers placed in foster care after weight loss plan fails’. WHAAAATTTT? We’re removing fat children from...

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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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