The Body Positivity Project: Your body is your temple

The Body Positivity Project: Your body is your temple

Today on the blog we have Viviane Hoeger, a qualified Pelvic Floor Recovery Specialist, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Coach who brings to the forefront a very important question - "Can we please stop telling mothers they need to get their bodies back?" Anyone who’s attended one of my immediate postnatal fitness classes knows that I [...]

The Need for Body Positivity in Education

The Need for Body Positivity in Education

Till now, throughout the Body Positivity Project, we have discussed the various stigmas surrounding the "ideal body", battle of mind and body, need for acceptance, and some amazing advice given from personal experience on taking the path towards self by women with diverse backgrounds. Having done that, how can we forget the root of it [...]

Can exercise help you love your body more?

Can exercise help you love your body more?

Author: Helena Zachariassen, Home & Lifestyle Editor Exercise is a crucial part of a healthy home and lifestyle. No doubt. Whatever the form of exercise, it improves both your physical and mental wellbeing, which directly affects the people you live with and the atmosphere in your home. I personally used to mainly exercise indoors, as [...]

Love From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Auntybody

Love From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Auntybody

By Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Dear Young Person, I’m 35. Soon to be 36. At 15 - when I was just keen on surviving - I couldn’t even see 35. It seemed like a silly number - not real, occupied by those who were well past it. Ah, the arrogance of youth, eh? [...]

Body Positive Books

Body Positive Books

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor The conversation about body positivity never gets old. No, let me rephrase. We must now allow it to ever get old. At its heart, body positivity is a movement which seeks to empower all bodies and advocates for the acceptance of all bodies irrespective of shape, ability, size, gender, [...]