Posts Tagged ‘love your body’

Chocolate. Vanilla. Choose.

Have you done that exercise where someone holds out their curled-up hands in front of you and tells you that in one hand they have a vanilla sweet and in the other hand a chocolate sweet. “Choose”, they say.

And you choose chocolate.

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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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Lisa Sarasohn and Love Your Body Day

Have you heard of Love Your Body Day? It runs in October every year, and each year there’s a new theme and new artwork. I was delighted to hear from The Belly Queen, Lisa Sarasohn, that she’d not only entered the artwork competition, but won it! You may remember Lisa from series 1 of The…

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Be Thin, Then Love Your Body

I’ve written about this before, but I still need to get it out of my system, it seems! 🙂 And ‘it’ is the idea that before we can love ourselves, and our bodies, we first have to be ‘thin’, whatever that means. Automatically, most people will say, “Well that means you have to be a…

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Trick Your Body To Lose Weight?

As a self-employed person, I need to do regular marketing, and this morning I’ve been doing some keyword research for a new program, to help people find the program in the search results. As part of that serach I found a video of someone explaining one of the tools Google uses to help us figure…

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Sugar Detox – Sometimes You Need Your Friend to be a Bitch!

Dddamn it’s hot and sticky today – which it would be, being summer and all. And in previous summers, on hot days like today, what helps with the sticky icky overheated feeling? Yes, icecream… I had a tub of Homer Hudson’s in the freezer, that I bought a couple of weeks before I started this…

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The Fattening Hut

the fattening hut

Body Image Revolutionary Kate emailed me this morning, with a link to a vid of Jessica Simpson’s Pric eof Beauty TV Show, specifically to an extract of an episode called Fattening Hut (opens in a new window; you’ll get an ad too, sorry). Kate said “aaaggghhhh !  SANDY!! FAT IS BEAUTIFUL!!!??? but YIKES! look what…

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Wendy Shanker – the Fat Girls’ Guide to Life

Wendy Shanker is the author of ‘The Fat Girls Guide to Life’, and she’s got another book coming up very soon called ‘Are you my Guru – How Meditation, Medicine & Madonna Saved my Life’. Wendy is a journalist who’s appeared on the Ricki Lake Show, The View, CNN, CH1 and she’s hosted a style…

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