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Anorexia trapped me in a vicious cycle of low body confidence

Anorexia trapped me in a vicious cycle of low body confidence

Posted on 13 April 2017

Hope Virgo suffered from anorexia for more than four years, before she was admitted to a mental health hospital in 2007. She lived in the hospital for a year, fighting one of the hardest battles of her life. Since being discharged, she has fought to stay well. She now wants to use her experiences with mental health difficulties to champion the rights of others, inspire them to get well, and help break the stigma.

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Want to have a yoga body? Have a body, do yoga

Want to have a yoga body? Have a body, do yoga

Posted on 31 March 2017

As a yoga instructor Donna sees the benefits of yoga on a daily basis. In her blog she talks about why she thinks yoga needs an image revamp to appeal to a broader audience and to get people ,regardless of their body shape, on to the yoga mat.

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The dark side of fitness obsession

The dark side of fitness obsession

Posted on 17 March 2017

Like many people, Rachel believed that exercise and healthy food are the key to a healthy life. Little did she notice that her drive to stay fit slowly turned into an obsession. Rachel blogged about her experiences as part of the Be Real Guest Blog series.

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How I learned to love my body

How I learned to love my body

Posted on 10 March 2017

Judi experienced low body confidence throughout her childhood and as an adult. After overcoming her body image struggles, she set up Heart Your Body with the mission to help other women feel good about their bodies.

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