How to Include Your Family Values into the Sex Talks

How to Include Your Family Values into the Sex Talks

In the recent past, I have written about topics relating to body positivity in teens and tweens, puberty and 'the talk'. Today, continuing on that theme, we have a guest post by Kathleen Hema - a sex education teacher and public health lecturer. Kathleen Hema has lectured at universities in the USA & Australia, presented [...]

From Despair to Loving Life – how I conquered depression and anxiety

From Despair to Loving Life – how I conquered depression and anxiety

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor Today I'd like to take you on a journey. On my journey of recovery from the hell of chronic anxiety and post natal depression to living a life I love. To loving life. This is not an easy story for me to tell because I don't particularly like going [...]

Tips on how to fall in love with your body – an expert’s advice

Tips on how to fall in love with your body – an expert’s advice

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor We are very privileged to have Dr Phil Parker with us today to talk about Body Positivity. As an expert in the areas of Health and Happiness, he has a lot of practical and insightful tips to share with those of us who are struggling with body image. It's [...]

Mind-Gut Connection and Body Positivity

Mind-Gut Connection and Body Positivity

Author: Laura Shipp (see her intro at the end of the article) Edited by: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor Who knew that the mind-gut connection and body positivity were related? Get ready to delve into this fascinating topic with some easy steps you can take to improve your body positivity without being a UK size [...]

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? [...]