Category Archives: Body Image

Posts about negative and positive body image

What’s your soul food?

Dancing is good for my soul. Especially salsa dancing or any other form of Latin dancing. I’m not quite sure why I have an inner Latina – my parents assured me I’m 100 percent British – but I definitely have … Continue reading

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What’s your body telling you?

So over the last week or so (apologies, it’s been a while since my last post), I’ve actually managed to listen to my body and respond to its needs. Now, I know this isn’t rocket science. In fact, it’s something … Continue reading

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Mixed feelings

So, it’s been an interesting week here in Maputo and both sides of my split personality have been fully present. The side of me that comes alive in foreign climes and gets a buzz from the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, … Continue reading

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Perseverance pays off

I haven’t posted here for a few days. It’s easy when I don’t post to think this site doesn’t really matter to me, to think that nobody would really notice or care if it just fizzled out. But I would … Continue reading

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Body backlash

The backlash against underweight models and unrealistic images of female beauty in fashion and the media seems to be gaining pace. I wrote a lot about positive body image in my Just As I Am Lenten self-acceptance blog but things … Continue reading

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Love, actually, is all around

I realised yesterday evening that I’d signed off on my New York trip without mentioning the beautiful wedding of my dear friend in Connecticut. That’s not because the wedding wasn’t a memorable occasion. It’s more to do with the fact … Continue reading

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Babies, bodies and the Big Apple

So I’m sitting on a friend’s balcony in Manhattan overlooking Central Park. And blogging. This is fun! I finally get to imagine myself as Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City. Ok, so I may not have written about sex … Continue reading

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Welcome to ‘From Forty With Love’

The journey starts here. Or rather the journey continues here, since it’s been quite a journey to get to this point. I had the idea for a website called ‘From Forty With Love’ about six months ago, when I was … Continue reading

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