You might be surprised that the cure for your chronic dieting, does not in fact result in weight-loss.
Although I knew putting on weight meant I was getting healthier, I felt like I had failed.
Take a second to think, what do you think of when I say that world, privilege? Do you think of a wealthy person, living in a beautiful home on the water, driving an expensive car, dressing in luxurious brands, sending their children to private schools? Is that what you consider as privilege? Because I’ll… Continue reading Privilege – who has it and who doesn’t?
I can recall, when I was in year 7, at age 12, doing an exercise where we had to anonymously write a positive or affirming note to all members of our class, and slip them into a paper bag labelled with their name. I remember deeply considering what I wrote to the boys and girls… Continue reading Skinny/Pretty does NOT equal worthy
Looks horrific right? Yep. These images are from the Bon Appetite film clip by Katy Perry. A woman bound and gagged, ready to serve as a pleasurable experience for men. If that doesn't scream RAPE CULTURE then I don't know what does.
Why do we compare ourselves? To our friends. Our colleagues. Our siblings. Our parents. Our lover’s past lovers. What can it possibly achieve for us? How can we truly compare two people – two people who are unique individuals, unlike any others on the planet? Why do we subject ourselves to the torture of internally scrutinizing ourselves, based on what we see others doing, having, saying, wearing, eating, playing, buying, etc…. Different is good. Remember that.
'Own That Body' is a resource to assist YOU in not only advocating for yourself, but for body positivity, HAES (health at every size), and to stick it to diet culture, once and for all.