diet culture pressure

Is it wrong to want to lose weight?

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I talk a lot about how relentlessly perusing weight loss often leads to a path of self-sabotage. But does this mean that wanting to lose weight is wrong? No, not at all. How can it be when we live in a society that is constantly criticising us for the way we look or for the […]

The point of no return

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I haven’t always been a nutritionist. I actually started my career as a secondary school teacher before moving into school improvement where I then went on to lead a small team working in schools. I love leading and inspiring people, is it what I went into teaching for, after all. But for a long while, […]

reframing fear

How can you reframe fear?

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I don’t know about you, but I have always been terrified of needles. It stems back to when I had to have several blood tests in one go as a child. The nurse struggled to get what she needed and I was left bruised and traumatised. I am not going to lie, it has been creating […]

Podcast Episode – Avoiding Panic When Things Don’t Go As You’d Hoped

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In this episode, we discuss a common scenario. You’re doing everything “right” but whatever measure of progress you’re using doesn’t seem to reflect your hard work. For many of us, that’s the number on the scale. We have a tendency to react when things aren’t progressing as we’d hoped by trying to make aggressive changes […]