Posts Tagged ‘fat’

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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What’s The Deal With Hating Fat?

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Everyone has an opinion on body fat – some say fat will kill you, some say fat will give you cancer, some say fat is just fat, and some say fat is ugly. And there are as many opinions about fat people: lazy fat gluttons who have no self discipline, stuff their faces with junk…

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Perfect Cupcakes and Disordered Eating

Imagine this: you’re out with a dear friend you’ve not seen for a while, catching up over a meal. During the meal the friend makes several comments about how they’re being ‘bad’ because of their food choice, they really need to lose a few from their [body part], they really shouldn’t be eating this but…

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It’s Stop Fat Talk Week – Can You Do It?

Fat Talk is that part of a conversation where we talk about our bodies in terms of the amount of fat on any given body part.

It’s that part of a conversation where someone says “Oh I’ll be ‘bad’ and have the cream/sugar/icecream/cake/rice/whatever”.

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Who Shapes Your Shape?

Fat Talk and How It Shapes Your Body Image I’m mulling over some conversations I’ve had this week about weight, and am aware that they’re really conversations about body image but that the women I was speaking with do not think they have any body image issues, it’s just normal and easy to talk about…

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Body Fat Is Bad?

How much body fat is too much? Is all body fat bad? What’s the diference between good body fat and bad body fat?

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Fat Stigma and Social Justice with Dr Samantha Thomas

Fat Stigma and Social Justice with Dr Samantha Thomas Have you heard of fat stigma? If you’ve ever felt criticised or misunderstood, put down, ignored, ashamed or diminished because of your body size, that’s “fat stigma”. You’re not alone in feeling it either. I know it often feels like you are alone because the continual…

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Negative Body Image Barbie – Is She Really Responsible?

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Negative Body Image Barbie – I’d Like to See That 🙂 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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Women Love Fat News

I just read an amusing post on the top 10 reasons why blogging beats “writing”. Point 6 drew my interest – apparently if you use “toilet” or “sex” in the title, you draw a bunch of traffic. Mostly male, I’d suggest To draw female traffic, I’d guess the top words would be “fat” and “diet”…

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Can You Be Fit And Fat

Scientists are starting to speak out more and more about the truth of their research into body fat and what it really means for our health.

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