Mind Over Body

Mind Over Body

Mindfulness plays an important role in having a positive attitude towards Body Image. Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present; aware of where we are and what we’re doing. To try not to be overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us....
Attitude Of Gratitude

Attitude Of Gratitude

Now if anyone knows me at all, you know I love my food. Apparently as a tiny tot, the only way I could be encouraged to walk was with a bowl of Weetabix. I toddled along until I could finally get my mitts on that brown sticky goo! As head recipe creator here on Your...
My Body; My Truth

My Body; My Truth

When our fearless leaders told me about their Body Positive Campaign, my heart sank. I couldn’t think of anything that I’d rather discuss less than Body Image. I didn’t know how I was going to be able to give my all to a subject that is just a little too raw for me....
Bodywhys; Teaching A Healthier Body Image

Bodywhys; Teaching A Healthier Body Image

Fiona Flynn is the Youth Development officer with Bodywhys, an organisation that was founded in 1995 to provide information and support to people affected by eating disorders and its surrounding issues. I spoke to Fiona about the work that they are doing in schools...
I Was The ‘Fat, Funny Friend’

I Was The ‘Fat, Funny Friend’

I grew up in a home where food was a big part of our lives. When we celebrated, we ate. When we commiserated, we ate too. To me, the word ‘treat’ is synonymous with food. Right or wrong, that is just the way it was in our home and I think that many homes...