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.
Recognizing thin privilege on your body positive journey
In this article, I explore the concept of ‘thin privilege’ and why being ‘body positive’ doesn’t have the exact same implications for all.
Three ways to avoid body comparisons this summer
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!
12 podcast episodes to nurture body acceptance
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!
My emergency self-care list
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about self-care: what it is and why it matters for body image. For this second part, I am listing what self-care looks like for me.
Emotional eating is a self-care issue
“Emotional eating” is usually self-diagnosed. It tends to involve copious amounts of shame and suffering, and is witnessed across a wide spectrum of size, gender, ethnicity, age, socio-economic status, etc. If you identify with this term, here are some ways you can understand it better and slowly dismantle its power over you, in a compassionate, non belligerent way.