self esteem

Size is Just a Label

Size is Just a Label

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What size are you? That’s a loaded question. I can tell you that I’m not a size. It’s not how I define myself and defining your self worth on a size is a very negative thing to do for your psychological health. I wear clothing that has size labels inside, and I van tell you…

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It’s My 5:2 Fastiversary

It’s My 5:2 Fastiversary

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One year ago today I started on my 5:2 Way of Eating (I don’t call it the D word) and today I’m around 15kg lighter and a whole lot healthier.  I’ve written about how I’ve done it and what it is here. When I started, I was on cholesterol medication (my whole family is on it…

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What Flaw is That?

What Flaw is That?

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People don’t notice your flaws until you point them out.  I learned this from a friend, many years ago at University.  She had heaps of friends and appeared very attractive.  One day I asked her what her secret was and she told me that she never ever points out what she perceives to be a flaw to…

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Where Do You Attitudes to Clothes Come From?

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. .When I’m with a client I like to understand them and why their clothes aren’t working for them.  Quite often there are deep seated attitudes to clothes that they’ve never thought about, why they end up wearing clothes that make them look much older or younger than they are, or why they can’t spend…

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Body Image Survey

Body Image Survey

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Nine out of 10 Australian women have regular “fat days” and most are miserable about their bodies, a survey has found. The survey, conducted by two Melbourne universities, paints a bleak picture of women who don’t like seeing their reflection in the mirror. More than two-thirds of women feel uncomfortable looking at themselves naked in…

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