Make your own blend of essential oil for cold and flu

We’re in the middle of one of the worst outbreaks of flu since records have been kept, here in Australia, and I’m doing everything I can to make sure it keeps bypassing me! For me, that means to make up an essential oil for cold and flu and support my immune system in every way…

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DIY essential oil serum for the over 50s

Yoga Pants on Your Body?

What’s The Deal With Hating Fat?

Body Image After Eating Disorder Recovery

Hi Sandy, I’ve had an ED for 15 years and the last thing to go is the body image. I’ve been working on it pretty hard for a year and a therapist told me about tapping and this website. I was anorexic for 15 years and now I’m at a “healthy” weight, I’m ok with the…

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On Feeling Satisfied and Setting Feeling Goals

You’re reading this because you don’t feel satisfied with something about your life, right? If you’re like most readers here at BBC, you’re here because you’re not satisfied with something about your body. I get that. That old saying been there, done that, bought the t-shirt and worried about if it was too tight or…

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Botox Changes Your Brain?

A new study has shown some new unexpected and puzzling side-effects of botox. Regular readers of this blog know I’m no fan of cosmetic medical procedures. The drive to make those changes is simply a dollar-driven industry that harms women in the long run, and I don’t get how doctors who pledge to ‘first do…

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Flick off 2014, Come here delicious new year!

So how was 2014 for  you? I know so many people, businesses, families and communities who experienced a load of struggle in 2014. Me included, in fact. The year started with being really, really sick. I had surgery to fix a CSF leak and it took months before I really felt well again. So I…

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Holly Matisse versus the Body Police

This body-positive short story is now available as an ebook on Amazon. Link coming shortly.

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YOU Control Your Body Image

It’s true, the only person who controls your body image is you! It’s not the media’s 24/7 parade of fantasy flesh, it’s not your mother’s opinion of her body when you were growing up, it’s not the weight loss industry nor the personal training industry, nor the endless boring updates of how disciplined-others are bragging…

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