Do you see your worth? Do you recognise your potential and realise the hundreds of gifts; all unique, perfect and placed within you, for you?
Bulking, Cutting, Clean Eating, Cheat Days... This post is dishes up the dirt on Diet Culture and the destructive subtexts hidden in the language used around food and exercise, that makes disordered eating seem socially acceptable, encourages yo-yo dieting and ultimately leads to an unhealthy relationship with food and body image.
No labels or diets should ever make you feel inferior or bad about being in your own skin, nor should any diet mean you are not allowed to enjoy the foods and drinks you love.
No labels or associations should ever make you feel inferior or bad about being in your own skin, nor should any diet mean you are not allowed to enjoy the foods and drinks you love...if diet culture hasn't lead you to forget what these truly are
I was introduced to Dan through social media; a talented young man no doubt, whose passion for writing shines through his own Wordpress site. Just like many other talented artists, Dan too has unfortunately endured, and overcome, his own mental battles. His account below is not only fantastically articulated, but bravely allows us all a glimpse into what was once his world, and what now is his future.
How motivational is the hashtag trend of #fitspo?
Are you being inspired? Or is the reality more like #GuiltTrip?
Seeing doesn't have to mean believing...
This blog explores the dangers of Instagram 'fitspo' accounts for those with an eating disorder, low self esteem, or obsessive personality. It's about being street wise about who you follow and exploring why this is important.