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getting dressed up

When Did You Last Get Really Dressed Up?

Do you remember the last time you really made an effort and got dressed up? I’ve got a confession to make – I’m not dressed up!  I feel a bit of a fraud sitting here in jogging bottoms and a t-shirt writing this!!  But my excuse is that I’ve just applied a liberal dose of […]

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power of clothes to influence our mood

You Have To Love The Power Of Clothes

This week’s post is my first hand experience of the power of clothes.  How clothes have such an impact on our emotions and way we feel. Two weeks ago I was bitten.  I didn’t take much notice and it seemed to be healing, albeit slowly.  Well that was until 6 days after the bite when […]

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body image

How To Be A Positive Influence On Body Image

Last week you may have seen my rant on FB against Sir Chris Hoy’s insensitive remarks about MAMILs (Middle-Aged Men In Lycra).   I was outraged that Sir Chris, a great role model for sport, could be so crass.  How dare he criticise people who were trying to lead a more active lifestyle? However, before I […]

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national eating disorders awareness week

Mum Planned The Best Birthday Present Ever

I was delighted to be invited on to Radio Veralum last week.  I was asked to come on the station to help promote awareness of eating disorders.  As this week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. I didn’t need asking twice.  You can listen to my interview here. Why am I so keen to share my story? […]

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eating disorders

Eating Disorders: Just Grateful To Be Free

Eating Disorders and Size 0 Models* have hit the news again this week. This must mean we’re coming up to Fashion Week! Tears Of Relief It’s No Longer My Life Only this week I’ve read five articles about eating disorders. I’ve also pre-ordered former model Victoria Dauxerre’s autobiography Size Zero *2.   Tears welled up in […]

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self care and your wardrobe

Do You Practise Self Care With Your Wardrobe

Put on your own oxygen mask before helping others! I love the air travel safety briefing analogy to demonstrate the importance of self care. As women we are excellent at putting ourselves to the back of the queue when it comes to caring and nurturing. We are far more likely to put family, friends, our […]

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