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Has Lockdown caused a rise in Eating Disorders?

The media is now full of stories of body transformation tales. Tiktok has been rife for months with young women sharing online what they are eating throughout the day and showing their reduced waists. Teenagers are mimicking the smoothie bowls they see these new found influences making and are receiving messages from them about whatContinue reading “Has Lockdown caused a rise in Eating Disorders?”

How is your nervous system coping with the news this week?

Watching the Harry and Meghan interview on Monday night, the emotion that stood out the most for me was fear. They both mentioned so many times that they felt that had no choice because their security was taken away and they felt unsafe. The fear had a sense of being historical as well as comingContinue reading “How is your nervous system coping with the news this week?”

Why offer a Womens Group?

Towards the end of Junior School, the divisions begin. Some girls hit puberty and as their minds and bodies adjust to the influx of hormones, other girls are left behind and may be scorned at for their “childish” behaviour. The “Popular” girls in secondary school tend to be those who act more “grown up” –Continue reading “Why offer a Womens Group?”

Exercise – Why do we really do it?

I passed a friend on the way back from the gym this morning at 7am.  She sent me a message saying, “I can’t believe you get up so early to go to Crossfit. “ I realise that to many it may seem like madness, some crazy fitness addiction, a punishing regime.  For many people, there isContinue reading “Exercise – Why do we really do it?”