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What My Mother Taught Me About My Body. And How I Fight It Off

Sometimes a post just hits a nerve. Anne Parris’ recent offering on the Boulevard was that for me. About another Dove commercial. Highlighting the unintentional messages about body image that mothers give daughters. It’s pretty shocking. Please. If you haven’t, go give it a read. The mothers’ surprise and sadness was palpable. What they had honestly tried …

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Women Under Pressure at Middle-Age

I read an article yesterday by Lois Nicholls in the Courier Mail newspaper titled “Let us grow old without guilt”, where she basically said that middle-aged women are under constant pressure to look young for their age .  Lois wrote: “Now that I am middle-aged myself, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend.  Some of my peers …

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