2019’s big life lesson
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.
Health trackers are not for ‘every body’
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.
Finding your setpoint weight
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?
The crucial role of satisfaction in optimal digestion
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.
Extra resources on raising & feeding body confident children!
A series of books, websites, podcasts and other pediatric guidelines to raise and feed body-confident children, in Dubai and abroad.
Changing your body won’t fix body image issues. Here’s why.
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.