What If Your Body Were Your Valentine?
Since you and your body are in a life-long relationship, what sort of Valentine will you be to it this year? Will you give it the best quality chocolate? Will you take time with it, tend to it and be tender towards it? How can you do that? With a massage, a body scan meditation, some lovely...Read more
Unpacking Weight Loss Without Dieting
Yep. I thought that would be interesting to you. It's not surprising. The world around us is continuously telling us our bodies need to be small(er) to be healthy and attractive. Thankfully, there seem to be small chinks of light in the fatphobic tunnel. The amazing work of the Health At Every...Read more
Think You’ll Feel Peaceful When You’re Thin?
Have you ever considered that peacefulness might be something you can practice, and become skilled at? Many of us, particularly in western cultures, have the erroneous belief that when a particular situation arises, or when we create particular circumstances, we will then be peaceful. For example,...Read more
How to Recover from a Bad Body Image Day
My guess is that no matter how much internal work we do on healing our body image and coming to a place of acceptance with our body's appearance, there will be days when we're triggered right back into dislike, loathing or shame. Why? Because it's not just about ourselves as individuals: we're...Read more
How to Make a Tiny Shift in Language to Create a Huge Shift in Perspective
Do you give yourself a hard time with 'if onlys'? If only I'd resisted the urge. If only I'd said yes to that invitation. If only I'd not binged. If only I hadn't gobbled that food down. If only I hadn't eaten that. If only I had eaten that, and not missed the opportunity! If only...Read more