Why my diet isn’t working

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Height is largely determined by our genetics. Similarly, genetics also plays a large role in determining our...

November 12

LEARNING TO LIVE IN MY NEW BODY

The following is a guest post for the Yoga and Body Image Coalition by Gwen Soffer, the co-founder of Enso studio...

November 10

The rise of #Fitspo

(Trigger warning: unsafe dieting practices; ‘clean eating’; excessive exercise) By Georgina Lavan The popular wave of fitspo, or fitspiration, has...

November 9

Sarah makes an appearance on SBS’ Insight

By Georgina Lavan Our very own Sarah McMahon, psychologist and director of BodyMatters, made an appearance on SBS’ Insight,...

October 27

Kyle and Jackie O’s Fatchelorette

By Georgina Lavan Source: KIIS FM Following the conclusion of this season’s Batchelor, Kyle and Jackie O rode on...

October 26

Ethnic plastic surgery: Changing your face and your race

By Georgina Lavan  Ethnic plastic surgery – a term coined by the industry as cosmetic surgery for altering features...

October 26

Fat Talk

By Deborah Etienne-Ward   Friend 1: “Ugh, I hate my thighs”? Friend 2: “What’s wrong with your thighs?” Friend...

October 24

Moving Beyond Body Positivity

By Asam Ahmad Since most of us grow up being taught to hate our bodies, learning about body positivity...

October 9

iTunes Selling Children’s Games Promoting Plastic Surgery

Source: iTunes By Georgina Lavan Apple and Android apps are receiving backlash from child and body image experts regarding...

September 9

HIDING BEHIND HEALTHY

Exercise can be the Perfect Hiding Place for Eating Disorders and This Needs to Change The following blog was...

August 29