3 Things Fat People Should Stop Apologising For…

I was recently asked why I'm always apologising. It was only when I stopped to think, that I realised that this was a habit pretty ingrained into my psyche, I was always saying sorry. Someone bumps into me, I apologise. I laugh too loudly, I apologise. I get in the way, I apologise. I say my opinion, … Continue reading 3 Things Fat People Should Stop Apologising For…

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How To Tell If Someone Is Authentically Body Positive…

The body positive community is flourishing – anyone who’s anyone is hitching a ride to BoPo Town and unashamedly declaring their right to love themselves. Yesss! This is what we’ve been waiting for, right? Well, mostly. You see, when more and more people jump on the bandwagon the authenticity of said bandwagon can come into … Continue reading How To Tell If Someone Is Authentically Body Positive…

The Problem with Fat Acceptance VS. Body Positivity…

There's something strange happening in the body positive community, something that I'm not wholeheartedly behind. I am seeing women who were once all-inclusive, disregarding minority bodies by declaring themselves exclusively fat positive. I am seeing hateful words being exchanged by those previously inhabiting positive spaces only. I am seeing a community breaking apart but those … Continue reading The Problem with Fat Acceptance VS. Body Positivity…

5 Ways You Might Be Using Body Shaming Language (and How to Be More Mindful of It)

When we talk about bodies, the conversations we have rarely revolve around the things that we like about them, more so, the things we'd like to change about them. Many of us strive to include body positive or self-confidence boosting language in much of what we do, but every now and again, we may unintentionally use … Continue reading 5 Ways You Might Be Using Body Shaming Language (and How to Be More Mindful of It)