Set INTENTIONS not resolutions this New Year

Set intentions NOT resolutions this New Year   Happy New Year! Have you made any 'resolutions' for 2019? Maybe you've even broken some already!? At the start of a New Year, it's tempting to set a number of 'resolutions'. BUT, I'm not convinced resolutions are helpful, achievable or fulfilling! I'm not saying that looking [...]

By |2018-12-14T16:29:23+00:00January 4th, 2019|Body Image|1 Comment

Focus on body function for better body image

Focus on body function for better body image   How often have you criticised your body for the way it looks without a thought for what your body DOES? In a society that is obsessed with aesthetics, it's easy to forget that your body is more than an ornament. AND, according to a study [...]

By |2018-12-14T15:54:23+00:00December 14th, 2018|Body Image|0 Comments

Believe you ARE enough this Christmas

Believe you ARE enough this Christmas   Do you feel like you are enough? Or maybe you have a constant feeling of never quite measuring up? If you sometimes feel that you are not enough, this post is for you! I'm sharing a wonderful practice you can use to create and reinforce the belief [...]

By |2018-12-14T16:36:02+00:00December 14th, 2018|Self worth|1 Comment

The importance of physical comfort to body image

The importance of physical comfort to body image   How often do you notice the physical comfort of your body? Do you tune into whether you're hungry, thirsty, or experiencing any pain from they way you're exercising or sitting, for example? Body discomfort impacts not only your mood BUT the way you feel [...]

By |2018-12-07T14:37:39+00:00December 7th, 2018|Body Image|0 Comments

Why watching nature programmes improves body image

Why watching nature programmes improves body image   If you enjoy being in nature, you'll appreciate its many benefits. Being in nature is beneficial to mental health, including body image. But what if you live in a town where there isn't much green space? Or lack of mobility or time prevents you being [...]

By |2018-11-23T15:22:10+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Body Image|0 Comments

How to start your body confidence journey

How to start your body confidence journey   When you first decide to work on the relationship with your body, it can be hard to know where to start. If it feels difficult, it's easy to convince yourself that you'll work on your body confidence when you have more time or are in [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:02:35+00:00November 16th, 2018|Body Image|0 Comments

How to throw away negative body thoughts

How to throw away negative body thoughts   Have you ever wished you could empty the contents of your head (especially those negative body thoughts!) and throw them away? I know I have! Well, some interesting research by Ohio State University suggests that this idea isn't as far fetched as it might seem. [...]

By |2018-11-05T09:14:57+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Body Image, Body shaming|0 Comments

How to re-write your body image story

How to re-write your body image story   Do you have a body image 'story' - something you tell yourself about your body? It might go something like this... "I've always been the 'chubby' one in my family. I'll never have the happiness or success of my 'thinner' siblings." All of us create stories [...]

By |2018-10-28T16:14:07+00:00October 26th, 2018|Body Image|0 Comments