Tag Archives: mental-health

Loving my body even as I have to change it

When I was a small child, I was very skinny. This is me, aged six. Unfortunately for me, I come from a family of big women on my mother’s side, so genetics were against me, and when I was about … Continue reading

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An unexpected meeting

A few weeks ago, I was in the town centre for the Farmer’s Market. I was dressed in my full morris dancing band kit and handing out flyers for our upcoming workshop. I knew I looked pretty unusual, and that … Continue reading

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My body image journey and a call to women everywhere

At a time when we have some women willingly mutilating their feet so that they can fit into the latest shoe fashion, whilst at the same time there is a growing movement that seeks to empower women and make them love … Continue reading

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