Posts Tagged ‘body snarking’

Time to end fat talk every day and change your life!

Fat talk has hit the headlines three times already this week, and it’s only Wednesday! It’s time to end fat talk, starting here. Fat Talk Round One First up, research from the UK ‘proved’ what a bitchy lot we women are, judging one another based on weight within 20 seconds of meeting! If that isn’t…

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Obesity and Mental Illness

A new study by Institute for Health and Social Science Research at Central Queensland University says people who are obese are more likely to report mental health problems. I’ve heard people tut-tutting in the few days since the report was released, with comments like ‘why don’t they do something about it’? They being the obese…

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Comebacks for the Body Snarks

Our culture is so critical of anyone whose weight is above ‘average’, or below for that matter, and especially of women, that telling a woman she is fat is one of the worst, most insulting things you can ever say to a woman. Years ago when I was doing work experience at the Qld Eating…

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One Way To Stop Body Snarking

I was thinking about my mirrors post of a couple of days ago, and how it was years before I could look in a mirror, or at a photograph, without wincing in disapproval and disappointment at my body’s size or shape at the time. Many women report the same thing. One of the ways they…

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