How can we begin to tackle a problem like body image?
Bianca Levin

How can we begin to tackle a problem like body image?

Imagine for a second, a world where magazines don’t advertise an ideal figure, a world where weight loss programs don’t exist, a world where a minority body type isn’t regarded as the “perfect” and “ultimate” physique, a world where discourse surrounding women’s bodies doesn’t exist. Perhaps if a world like this existed, society wouldn’t have … Continue reading

Orthorexia: The disease disguised as a virtue
Lucy Pasha-Robinson

Orthorexia: The disease disguised as a virtue

I was diagnosed with endometriosis this year. The subsequent surgery was unexpected and I came out the other side of the ordeal completely destabilised. The shock was exacerbated by the ill-informed GP who broke the news that I’d almost certainly have difficulty conceiving, a notion that at 24 is incomprehensible. Wanting to regain some control … Continue reading