Seven simple parenting practices to encourage body confidence
Parenting is typically overwhelming. Add to that a generous serving of judgement and body hate from diet culture, and parenting becomes downright scary. But don’t fret! Here is a list of simple things to do everyday, that can support your efforts to raise body confident kids.
Six easy steps towards body neutrality
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.
My little black book of Dubai mental health resources
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.
Why I blog about skin acceptance and #makeacnenormal
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.
A caveat on my ‘parenting’ blog posts
Before reading further, please remember that I typically share my own version of parenting trial and errors here…
Are you ‘all in’ to recover your menstrual cycle?
You spent hours researching online, and you know what’s left to try to recover your period: going ‘all in’. That means eating without restriction and stopping all vigorous exercise. You have made the right choice, but you are terrified. Here is a little survival guide for going ‘all in’ to recover your period.