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.
A glimpse of ramadan with Hanane Fathallah
In this guest post, Plus size fashion blogger and body positive activist Hanane Fathallah answers some of my most burning questions about food, body image and Ramadan.
It is high time we uncouple weight and health
Have you ever noticed that it is socially accepted for people to be ‘naturally thin’, yet ‘naturally fat’ people are constantly shamed into weight loss ‘for their health’? In this post, I am exploring the basic principles behind ‘Health at every size’, and why higher body weight does not necessarily mean less healthy.
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
CBT has been one of the determining treatments for my recovery and to finally let go of a perfectionism that kept moving from one area of my life to another. In this little Q&A with ‘The Psychiatry and Therapy Centre’, we explore CBT in more details.