Posts Tagged ‘acceptance’

The Best Answer to “Does this Make Me Look Fat?”

I really feel sorry for a guy who is faced with the question “does this make me look fat”, because it feels like there’s no right answer, and you might feel like a deer in the headlights when she asks you this question! But what if the question was a great opportunity to help your…

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YOU Control Your Body Image

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 about their chia goji wheatgrass smoothies on Instagram. It’s you that controls…

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A Patch of Pure Body Bliss

I want to introduce you (or for Body Image Revolutionaries, re-introduce) you to the delightful work of a woman I so admire. Practice saying this until you believe:
I am a strong confident woman.

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What Is It About Botoxed Faces?

I first really started to notice botox faces in non-celebrities when I was at a weekend workshop in 2009. A woman who was also attending struck up a conversation in my group during a break. I was fascinated that her face was almost immobile, apart from her lips which were very plump and seemed to…

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Body Image during the holidays

I subscribe to a number of other body image blogs, a couple of them regularly have me scratching my head – I stay subbed becauseĀ  it’s important to me to know what else is going on in the realm of positive body image and loving your body. Most of it isn’t pretty – most of…

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Negative Body Image Barbie – Is She Really Responsible?

negative body image barbie - is she really responsible

Negative Body Image Barbie – I’d Like to See That šŸ™‚ Often when conversations about negative body image come up, someone raises the idea that Barbie starts it all – imagine the pretty pink package: Negative Body Image Barbie. Hilarious! But seriously, I’ve been uneasy about Barbie for as long as I can remember, even…

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Better Body Image

The negative body image business is worth big bucks. Each year hundreds of billions of dollars are spent by women around the world, convinced by ā€œsolution providersā€ to buy a product to make us feel better about ourselves. But the business of body image has nothing at all to do with what your body or…

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Famous Bodies and What They Think of Themselves

Personally I think it would be really really difficult to live your life as a celebrity and I sure never have and never will aspire to that. Women in particular are picked apart for every little flaw. Men can be really ugly, fat, bony, have had skin, whatever, and they get a bit of a…

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How to Look Good Naked

I flicked onto this show last night, it’s the US version. I caught the UK version of the show a few times and it was okay, but I was left with some unease about the whole thing.

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The Power of Acceptance

If you’ve read this blog much, you’ll know that I love EFT for its power and its simplicity. I see people transform before my eyes, sometimes in minutes, sometimes it takes a few hours. But compare the person after four sessions with the person who first worked in the door, and they’re poles apart. They…

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