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Body Image versus the World

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 13th – Sunday 19th May 2019 in the UK. The Mental Health Foundation has chosen Body Image as this year’s theme. Culturally, we have a body image crisis that’s showing no sign of letting up. One in four children are concerned about their appearance. Over half of teenage […]

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If You Care About Their Health, Stop Talking About Their Weight

CW: Discussion of weight bias/fatphobia throughout. It’s a miserable but realistic assumption that whenever someone in a larger body dares to exist in the world, some unwelcome troll will chime in with some irrelevant mention of that person’s health. This is not limited to the virtual kind – it extends to strangers in the street […]