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Why Body Image Matters by Fat Girl PhD Posted Sat 02 Jun 2012 6:25am I was very, very interested to read the recommendations from a group of UK MPs the other day suggesting that school children should have body image lessons as part of the curriculum. I’m going to repeat myself again here – for all the ‘fat girl’ jokiness of this blog, it’s not just about weight loss . I don’t know how many more times I can ... Read on »
Mental Health Awareness Month 2009 by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 11:01pm This week brings to a close the 2009 Mental Health Awareness Month.  I had the opportunity to be a part of some activities that were intended to raise awareness of mental health issues. One of those events was the 2009 Voice Awards, held at Paramount Studios in Hollywood. The Voice Awards are an annual celebration hosted by  SAMHSA, the S ... Read on »
Mental Health Awareness Month 2009 by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 12:00am This week brings to a close the 2009 Mental Health Awareness Month.  I had the opportunity to be a part of some activities that were intended to raise awareness of mental health issues. One of those events was the 2009 Voice Awards, held at Paramount Studios in Hollywood. The Voice Awards are an ... Read on »
Why Doesn’t He Envision a Committed Relationship With Me? by NML Patient Expert Posted Tue 31 Aug 2010 2:58pm A frequent question I’m asked is a variation of ‘Why doesn’t he envision a committed relationship with me?’ .There are all sorts of factors that can cause someone to be afraid of commitment but if you want to tackle the part of the situation that you can control, you need to realise how people see commitment. As I’ve explained before when ... Read on »
Oh, the shame! by Attrice .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:02pm Confession: I am, for the first time ever, watching The Biggest Loser. Before this season I had never seen one single episode due to 1)not usually liking reality tv and 2)not being interested in people going to what I considered to be often unhealthy extremes to lose weight not to mention 3)I was ideologically opposed to weight loss so watchi ... Read on »
Excerpt: How To Lose An Assclown in 90 Days – Offloading The Fairy Tale Of Turning a Cockroach into a Frog into a Prince ( by NML Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 May 2010 9:00am Whilst you may not call it this, if you’re habitually being involved with assclowns or just can’t seem to let go of one, it’s because you’re looking for a ‘happy ending’. I think most of us in our early years have been fed on a reading diet of fairy tales but this seems to have continued into our adult years, and between romantic comedies and ... Read on »
There’s No Such Thing as a Quick Fix by Fat Girl PhD Posted Fri 25 May 2012 5:58pm I was going to write a blog today about the importance of keeping your ‘before’ pictures for later use – but I was browsing the news over my lunch and came across this article about a girl in the UK who has been declared ‘Britain’s heaviest teenager’ weighing 63st at the age of 19. Source: Daily Mail Here’s an excerpt: A teenage ... Read on »
Why People Don’t See Their Qualities & Contributions to Relationships Accurately – Part One by NML Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 3:23pm When I was single, there were things I would say about myself when talking about meeting men or what I had to offer. I’d say stuff about being smart, independent, attractive, ambitious, kind, generous, understanding, compassionate, etc etc, something I’ve talked about in Trading On Your Looks & Sex Appeal , I’m Successful! Why Am I Still Singl ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Thoughts by Lisa T. Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 12:00am Wow!  Just a little over a week till Thanksgiving, that feast of feasts, that shark feeding frenzy, that hog wild eating event.  Since I will be attending a family reunion in Natchez, Ms where we will eat at a restaurant, I won't be cooking this year.  Nor will I have leftovers to eat or seconds to gobble.  Controlled portions is a good thing.   ... Read on »
Neurodiversity Loses a Follower by MJ Posted Thu 04 Aug 2011 6:40pm It is always a good day when the neurodiversity movement loses a follower - By choosing to have the neurodiversity symposium encompass and showcase facilitated communication, the key promoters of the construct are signalling their support for a debunked communication form and actively supporting its continued use. And they are obviously, openl ... Read on »