Body Image. Not a one-size fits-all thing!

Body Image. Not a one-size fits-all thing! So I know I’ve already spoken about ignoring articles telling you to follow magic tips that will make you love yourself and your body. So think of this is as the direct opposite of those articles and those tips, generally all the things the fitspo stars and bloggers [...]

What needs altering our bodies our our mindset?

What needs altering our bodies our our mindset? Hi Tarsh here, back with another installment of my blog series taking look at body image and self esteem. I recently read an article where Ronda Rousey (former UFC Champion) uploaded a photo-shopped picture of herself to her social media. The photo was sent to her to [...]

Body Image and Instagram

Body Image and Instagram While I was writing my last post (How to fix your body image), I was listening to a podcast of an interview with a prominent fitspo Instagram personality. They post work-outs and diet tips and of course images of their own “fit” body. I’m sure a few of these types of [...]

How to Fix Your Body Image

Hello! My name is Tarsh and I’m going to be doing blog posts pretty regularly from now on. I have an honours degree in psychology, and will be talking mostly about body image and related topics. The honours thesis I wrote last year was all about body image, exercise and eating so I have done [...]

Be kind to yourself

Be kind to yourself “To be nobody-but-yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” ee cummings   When was the last time you looked in the mirror and thought, “I [...]

Yep, you’re smokin today

Yep, you’re smokin today Friday 4th Sept  2015 is Fresh Faced Friday where you are invited to ‘tear up’ talk about negative body image and help everyone realise it’s okay to love their bodies! In celebration of this, this blog is about a time I looked in the mirror and recognised myself as a beautiful [...]

Image Expectations

During the end of Primary School, and all of High School, I convinced myself that I was ‘average-looking’. This may not sound too bad, but, for me, being ‘average’ was absolutely awful. It was a truly awful word that I hated, and yet I used it often to describe myself. The thing was, I was [...]