After anorexia, I had to learn to love myself and be sexual all over again. I tugged at my black party dress as I looked at ...
From obesity as a child to bullying, emotional abuse, a 5 year near-fatal battle with Anorexia Nervosa and self-esteem at rock bottom... when it comes to tumultuous body image, Anastasia Amour has been there, done that and bought the t-shirt (it said "I spent all my life hating my body and I'll I got was this lousy t-shirt"). These days, Anastasia is a Body Image Educator and Self-Esteem Coach dedicating her life to making sure that women everywhere have access to the tools, information and resources that they need to make peace with their bodies. Her advice is honest, vulnerable and raw; appealing to women from all walks of life - from those struggling with eating disorders to yo-yo dieters to those who just seek to feel comfortable in their own skin. Drawing on her extensive knowledge (both personal and professional) in the fields of body image and psychology, Anastasia encourages women to embrace Fearless Body Confidence; empowering them with the knowledge they need to pursue a lifelong healthy relationship with themselves - mind, body and soul.
Jealousy. Body envy. Girl hate. The green-eyed monster. Call it what you will, but one thing's for sure: it's a sure-fire way ...Body Politics
Recovering from anorexia nervosa was by far the most difficult thing I've ever done. It was a long road, filled with bumps and ...Body Politics
Question: Can fashion and body positivity ever truly mix? Answer: YES! We've made some progress since the pioneers of body ...Body Politics
During my battle with Anorexia Nervosa, I kept my secrets close to myself and didn't want to let anyone in on what I was actually ...Body Politics
She was 5-foot-4-inches and had short brown hair. Her blue floral dress hung from her very slim frame as she shuffled around in ...Body Politics
1. To the woman who was next to me on the treadmill at the gym: I'm sorry. My body judgement started the minute you got on the ...Body Politics
It was 2:10 p.m. on a sunny Wednesday. And although the sun was shining (blindingly so -- thanks, Australia!) I felt like storm ...Body Politics
When your child has an eating disorder, you may feel helpless. You don't have to. [content warning: eating disorders] "I used ...Body Politics Parenting
[content warning: discussion of eating disorders] I'm the first to point out that jokes about eating disorders are the farthest ...Body Politics
The holidays are a time filled with love, joy, positivity and good cheer, and unfortunately for many of us, they can also bring up ...Body Politics