You don’t have to love your body to ditch diet culture and thrive as an individual, regardless of your appearance. Body neutrality is a stance that I found really helpful in my recovery.
I don’t believe we can talk about true ‘health’ if we leave mental health out of the picture. Since moving to Dubai in 2008, I found excellent practitioners in the Emirate, but it was certainly not easy to get there. Here are some of the mental health resources that could be of support to you if you feel you might need them and reside in Dubai.
Until last year, I used to routinely define myself as a ‘dermatology disaster’. But my number one enemy for the past 25 years has always been: acne. Read more about why I recently decided to make peace with my skin at long last. And no, it is not because it suddenly cleared up.