2019 was quite a challenging one for me on the mental health front. So much so that I couldn’t resolve myself to share my struggles with you earlier. But as I spent more time reflecting on last year, I also noticed a strong need to truly open up about these difficulties. Here, I finally took the plunge.
It has come to my attention that yet another brand is exploiting the ‘body positive’ message to sell their products, that are in fact in conflict with the body acceptance narrative. [massive sigh] This is not only dangerous but downright unethical. Read why I am so annoyed by this here.
One of the cornerstones of “Health At Every Size” is to consider each and every one of us enjoys a natural “setpoint weight”. But what is it and how to reach it?
Our brain’s ability to record taste, pleasure, aroma, satisfaction from eating is a powerful driver when it comes to (re-)establishing a healthy digestion.
A series of books, websites, podcasts and other pediatric guidelines to raise and feed body-confident children, in Dubai and abroad.
Words matter. When we keep hearing that thinness = morality and thinness = health, we do end up ‘feeling better’ at a lower weight. But we are mistaken to think we can achieve a better relation to self by modifying our appearance.
In this article, I explore the concept of ‘thin privilege’ and why being ‘body positive’ doesn’t have the exact same implications for all.
If you are dreading the time you’ll need to parade in a swim suit this summer, this one is for you! Three simple tips to get over the comparison trap and embrace your body as the perfect vessel that will carry you through summer, one delicious ice cream cone at a time!
This week, I am sharing some of my favourite podcast episodes. Most of them talk about recovery from disordered eating / eating disorders. Some evoke diet culture and the violence of the patriarchy. Many involve incredible life stories and brave activists that courageously fight to carve a path towards food and body freedom for all of us. I hope you enjoy them!