Comment on The Telegraph’s ‘Overweight and proud, but is the game finally up for ‘fat-fluencers’?’

Three prominent fat activists were recently interviewed by a reporter from The Telegraph newspaper, a conservative-leaning daily broadsheet here in the UK (conservative with a small c though some would say with a capital C). Let me introduce you to these three inspiring women: Amy Pence-Brown is the...

Read more

Fearmongering in the News This Week About the O-word ‘Crisis’

In Harry Potter, there was a taboo on saying the name of the evilest character, Voldemort. The story goes that there was a spell on the name and that anyone who uttered it could be tracked down by Voldemort and his allies. Hence he was referred to as He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named or You-Know-Who. I'm doing...

Read more

When You Think You’re Not Dieting (But Actually You Kinda Are)

Does this sound familiar to you? Even though you may regularly be eating previously forbidden foods, so you're not physically dieting, in your mind, you shouldn't be. In your mind, you should stop eating it or certainly eat waaaaaay less of it. These are the kinds of sneaky thoughts that show up: ...

Read more

How Does Your Conditioning Play Out in Your Life?

Our conditioning starts young! Very young! I was reminded about this when my daughter painted children's faces at a local event. She had also just completed a two-year high-school course in Sociology, so her awareness of socialisation and gender conditioning was in sharp focus. What stood out most to...

Read more

How to Nourish Hunger for Stillness

Our modern lives tend to be busy. Many of my clients seem to be in perpetual motion, perpetual engagement, perpetually being 'on.' Screens have sneaked their way into our lives to the point where the only time away from them is when we're sleeping, and for some, not even then. It's interesting: a...

Read more