Blog : Body Image

December 1, 2018

Body Image, December 2018, Food, Wellness

I have slipped up.

I’ll be honest. My old dieting habits have taken over these last few months. I’ve been attempting to lose weight from a place of body shame and control.

Allow me to preface this quickly. I am all for people setting health related goals that involve nourishing their bodies with whole foods and conscious movement in an effort to feel more vibrant and energetic. However when we feel disgust with our …

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June 7, 2018

Body Image, diet, June 2018

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Why dieting is not the answer

As a women who has spent also two decades attempting to decrease the number on the scale, narrow the size of her waist and ultimately take up less space I personally know a thing or two about this obsession known as dieting.

I tried everything from Weight Watches, Atkins, Cabbage Soup, Low Carb, No Carb to Clean Eating. Dieting was my answer to everything – when I felt guilty for …

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January 4, 2018

Body Image, Food, January 2018, Selflove

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I’m sorry for what I said when… I felt Fat.

Yes I thought this title would draw your attention.

As women we just love the F word. We use it to talk to ourselves and we use it to describe how we are feeling and as a way to connect to one another. When the truth is what we really feel is unworthy, unlovable, unattractive, ugly, uncomfortable, disconnected… the list goes on.

As many of you know I am all …

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November 23, 2017

Body Image, November 17, Wellness

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The Myth behind Body Love.

South Africa, January 2017

There are many misconceptions about body positivity and body acceptance. It runs parallel to the same concerns I hear women mention when they are given an alternative option to dieting – “What? Really? But surely I’ll stack on a heap of weight if I stop”.

Yes that’s exactly what big wig weight loss companies like Weight Watchers, green juice cleanse suppliers and 8-Week Body Transformation programs …

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September 4, 2017

Body Image, Food, September 17, Wellness

It’s a Wrap!! – Food & Body Freedom Video Series

Wowee what a magical process the last 4 weeks has been.

Each Saturday Bailey Opsal and I came together to discuss some juicy topics around Food and Body Freedom. We shared our raw and personal stories, support tools and advice and answered some incredible questions.

My heart is brimming with fullness. I’m also reminded what a rollercoaster I’ve ridden around food and my body – something that really started for …

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August 11, 2017

August 17, Body Image, Food, Selflove

Welcome to the Food + Body Freedom Video Series

Are you craving a life where food is your friend?

Can you imagine accepting + loving your body, just as she is?

Learning to process your emotions rather than numb them with food?

Place your focus and energy on the things that really light you up?

Girl we want all of this for you and MORE.

It’s time to make Peace with Food and start embracing that beautiful Bod of …

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July 18, 2017

Body Image, July 17, Wellness

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Self Compassion. A forever journey.

I’ve been embracing bucket loads of self compassion over the last few weeks and have found so much richness in this practice.

It sounds like a beautiful philosophy, but I’m no fool – this concept can be hard to implement in our everyday (often chaotic!) living.

In his book The Power of Now Eckhart Tolle talks about the power and importance of living in the present moment. He says there …

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June 30, 2017

Body Image, health, June 17

Introducing Missy Porteous Owner of The Gym Functional Fitness

This last month the focus has been all around PASSION and the following beautiful human is no exception, exuding passion in many areas of her life.

Missy Porteous is the owner of The Gym Functional Fitness space located in Sydney. Here she is able to apply her passions for health and movement, supporting her clients to make positive health changes and improve their quality of life.

Missy is a true …

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I have slipped up.

I’ll be honest. My old dieting habits have taken over these last few months. I’ve been attempting to lose weight from a place of body shame and control.

Allow me to preface this quickly. I am all for people setting health related goals that involve nourishing their bodies with whole foods and conscious movement in an effort to feel more vibrant and energetic. However when we feel disgust with our …


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