Sixgun

Eating disorders (EDs) are serious psychiatric illnesses that can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, or background. Due to several factors, EDs typically go unnoticed by parents until it's too late because the ED can be incredibly deceptive. If you suspect your child is struggling with an ED or they've recently been diagnosed, it's important to take action, as they rarely resolve on their own. It’s important to note that

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Sixgun

Health at Every Size® (HAES®) is a revolutionary approach to health and well-being that challenges traditional weight-focused methods, recognising that all bodies, regardless of size or shape, deserve respect and care. By prioritising body autonomy and embracing a weight-neutral perspective, HAES® empowers individuals to cultivate a more compassionate and holistic connection with their body and to health, free from the constraints of diet culture and societal expectations.The concept of health

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Russell

Sam Smith just dropped the music video for "I'm Not Here to Make Friends" and it’s receiving a lot of media attention – but not all of it is praise. In a world where patriarchal beauty standards dictate which bodies are to be sexualised and publicly applauded, Sam is seemingly taking a stand and calling out the double standards with their latest music video. Sam’s been clear about their desire

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fA study conducted by the non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate demonstrates how easily vulnerable teenagers can quickly have their body image disturbances reinforced by the popular social media app TikTok. Researchers created several fake accounts of differing vulnerabilities by modifying TikTok use and found an overwhelming amount of content that fuels eating disorders and those with suicidal ideation. “Within 2.6 minutes, TikTok recommended suicide content. Within 8 minutes, TikTok

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Russell

Christmas can be such a challenging time in eating disorder recovery, whether you have Anorexia, Bulimia or Binge Eating Disorder. A time of year that everyone else seems to be excited about, for you can feel anxiety provoking and overwhelming. And because everyone else finds it so exciting, you might feel that you can’t speak up about how you’re feeling. Whether it’s difficult because of the attention towards food, the

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Russell

The Christmas season is a time for celebrating, coming together with loved ones, enjoying delicious holiday foods, and somehow also talking shit about our bodies and eating habits. Whilst social eating, giving gifts and diet-talk all happen all year round, the holidays add an extra festive helping of shame, and guilt as people seem to comment unprovoked about their weight, or your weight, the diet that they’ve been on, the

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