Matters of the Heart

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Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

People are desperate to separate the body dysphoria that transgender teens display from the dysphoria that teens with an eating disorder display. Are they really so different? Maybe, but maybe not.…

Mothering Through Anorexia – What I Did RIGHT!

Mothering Through Anorexia – What I Did RIGHT!

Mothering through anorexia is pretty much like living through hell. It's really important for mothers to be realistic with themselves about their achievements, rather than just critical of everything.…

Emotional Care – Not Just A Woman’s Job

Emotional Care – Not Just A Woman’s Job

Why do so many adult men expect to maintain a relationship without any emotional input whatsoever? Why do they think that relationships should function without any emotional substance?…

Health: So Much More Than Weight Loss

Health: So Much More Than Weight Loss

The pressure to lose weight is enormous, but there should be more pressure on the beauty and weight loss industries to rein in their propaganda. Thin doesn't equate to happy, nor healthy.…

She Still Has An Eating Disorder

She Still Has An Eating Disorder

Someone with an eating disorder can, for all intents and purposes, look perfectly healthy. By the time their bones are sticking out the disease is very advanced, and not all sufferers reach that stage…

You Don’t Need to Love Your Stretchmarks

You Don’t Need to Love  Your Stretchmarks

Is all the fuss to love your stretchmarks actually helping women or is it just silencing and shaming them by invalidating women's feelings about changes to their bodies?…

The Truth About Nagging

The Truth About Nagging

The word nag is one that is used solely to shut down the conversation. Women don’t want to be called nags, and men don’t want to have to pick up their socks. It is time to shed misogynistic language.…

Her Self Care Tools

Her Self Care Tools

Self care tools help the right side of the brain to process and heal difficult emotions at times where the left side is trying to suppress or avoid emotions.…

Secret Womyn’s Places

Secret Womyn’s Places

Creating and building secret womyn's places is essential for nurturing the wildish feminine. Time spent in these spaces nourish women's inner selves.…

The Sacred Sisterhood

The Sacred Sisterhood

Valuing our connections to other women is an important part of honouring the sacred sisterhood. Finding common ground helps us all to empathise.…

School Bullying : An Invisible Crime

School Bullying : An Invisible Crime

We need to shine the spotlight on schoolyard bullying, including online bullying and start protecting children from its harmful effects like depression and suicide.…

Broken Bridges of Me

Broken Bridges of Me

Repairing broken bridges to the wildish self can help with personal boundaries. Sometimes it is quicker to swim the river until the bridge is repaired.…

Forgiveness – is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Forgiveness – is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Women are so desperate to reach peace within themselves that they push away their anger, viewing it as a negative and damaging emotion. But why are we forgiving people we have never been angry at?…