How Does Your Body Image Feel?

Body image. We’ve all got one. We’ve all got an image of what our body is like. Of how our body compares to the bodies of other people. Sometimes we compare our bodies to the bodies of people we don’t even know – people who we only see in magazines. People who have the full…

Bloggering About

Write a blog, they said. It’ll be fun, they said. And they were right. I was casting around for things to do that would make some money – mostly because my husband walked away from our marriage – and amongst all the other stuff (get a job, sell on ebay, sell on Folksy, get a…

Does my body image look big in this?

More than a third of all women ‘experienced stress over their body image to the extent of being overwhelmed and unable to cope in the last year’. Those are my italics. The figures come from the Mental Health Foundation. We’re not talking about vaguely wishing you could shift a couple of pounds, we’re talking actual…