Category Archives: Body Image Movement

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »

Embrace a Positive Body Image and be FREE

Embrace a positive body image

Recently I became a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador which I am very excited about.  If you missed my post you  can read about it by clicking on this link ‘I’m a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador’. Being an Ambassador is more than name only, I need to be passionate about the cause and to do this I needed to… Read more »

I’m a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador

to teach them that we are all beautiful in our own right. In other words, teaching them to love themselves which many women of my generation did not feel comfortable with because we were too busy pointing out our faults.

I’m excited to announce I have recently been accepted as a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador (#bimga). My aim as a BIMGA will be to help spread the word about positive body image and how we perceive ourselves. You might wonder why an almost 60-something would want to do this.  Recently I read that 62% of women 50 & over… Read more »

Why are we still so obsessed with body image in midlife?

Body image in midlife

Body image in Midlife is still a problem for a surprising number of women!  A study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders revealed that 62% of women suggested that their weight and body image had a negative impact on their lives. 1,849 women from across the United States took part in the study “Body Image in Women 50… Read more »

Body Image – Why You Need to Look Past the Mirror

Body Image - Look past the mirror

I have always struggled with my body image and the way I looked in general.  I always thought I was overweight and not ‘pretty’ enough.  This feeling plagued me for years until I reached 50 – that is a long time to be unhappy with the way you look. I hated looking at photographs of myself and just never felt… Read more »