start to love yourself

Start To Love Yourself – You Deserve It

February is a month full of messages about love and relationships. This may give you an excuse to have a special evening with your partner and reconfirm how you feel about each other. Or, you may hate the commerciality of Valentines Day and try to ignore it.   In this month of love I’d like to turn the attention to the relationship with ourselves. Do you show yourself the same love that you show to those around you?  I know that for some people the concept of loving yourself seems an impossible task. Over many years you have focused on […] Read more

why fat-shaming never works

Why fat-shaming never works

The topic of fat-shaming is a difficult one. It is a topic that I have a lot of experience of and, sadly, it is still very common. This isn’t about people who shout out nasty insults in the street. Or those who write abusive comments hiding behind their keyboard online. Those people don’t deserve any of your, or my, time and the only answer to them is to ignore them. We can’t change the people who behave like this but we can change how we choose to react to them. This article is in response to the question I get […] Read more

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Learn To Forgive Yourself

Do you struggle to forgive yourself? “I’m a failure! I start each day on plan and then mid-morning someone offers me a doughnut and I just give up because the day is ruined!” How many times have you said this? If you do, you are not alone. I certainly have and still do sometimes. We put huge pressure on ourselves to be perfect and then, when we inevitably fail, we punish ourselves for one small bad decision by deciding that the whole day or worse will be ruined. How about if we said the following instead? “I’m really proud of […] Read more

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