Self-Love Posts

New science on fat shaming

New science on fat shaming

The health care system in the UK is becoming overly expensive and overly burdened, almost to a tipping point. So now - in an effort to stay afloat - nearly a third of UK hospitals are now denying health care to patients with a BMI over 30. These hospitals have...

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5 Reasons to Stop Counting Calories Right Now

5 Reasons to Stop Counting Calories Right Now

Of all the ways in which people try to lose weight in America today, counting calories is probably the most popular. It is also probably one of the most misguided. Well, I'm not sure I can say that, given that I know that something called The Grapefruit Diet exists....

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Why I Love Healthy at Every Size

Why I Love Healthy at Every Size

Healthy at Every Size is a movement. It asserts that the best way to be healthy is to stop caring about your body fat percentage and start caring about the food you eat and the life you live. Officially, HAES "supports people in adopting health habits for the sake of...

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Repeat After Me: “Shut up, I’m Amazing.”

Repeat After Me: “Shut up, I’m Amazing.”

On a drizzly London evening back in October, I was salsa dancing with a good friend of mine. He's a very talented dancer. Talented dancers often require laser-like focus and attention. It's not that focusing on a dance is a chore, not by any means. But it does mean...

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Can You Lose Weight and Still Love Yourself?

Can You Lose Weight and Still Love Yourself?

As a paleo blogger, I keep my ears in a lot of different conversations happening on the web. This helps keep me as open-minded and informed as possible. (Or I try, anyway.) Two of the conversations I like to pay special attention to are the weight loss conversation,...

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6 Uniquely Helpful New Years Resolutions

6 Uniquely Helpful New Years Resolutions

Hey ladies, hey. Every time New Years rolled around in the first twenty or so years of my life, I sat back, harumphed, and disdainfully watched my friends make New Years Resolutions on Facebook... then fail tremendously. I thought the whole thing was just stupid....

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How to be a good party guest when you’re paleo

How to be a good party guest when you’re paleo

I do a lot of writing on this blog about physiological issues for women on the paleo diet, but as it turns out, social issues can be just as - if not even more! - important. Being paleo at a dinner party or out at a restaurant can be a big, anxious mess, if you don't...

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