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Skin Deep Snippets, Issue 13

‘Bigorexia’ and the online world of Eating Disorders

Triple J HackThis week Triple J Hack covered two important topics – online groups that can have a huge detrimental impact on people with and without a history of eating disorders and ‘Bigorexia’; an issue facing young men in particular and is focused on building muscle mass and bulk.
(If you would like to speak to some one about eating disorders the Butterfly Foundation has a National Support Line: 1800 334 673).

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Skin Deep Snippets, Issue 4

A letter to my daughter

This is my body

Image from linked from Role Reboot article

“My body is strong. Amazing. It has brought life into this world. It has housed you and your brother, kept you safe and warm and healthy even before I knew you existed. These scars and marks on my stomach tell a story. A story of love. If that is not beauty, I do not know what is.”

Gemma Hartley’s beautiful letter to her daughter on her post-pregnancy body is well worth a read, especially after all of the hoo-haa about Kate Middleton’s Post Baby Body a day after giving birth!

The Body Con 

‘The Body Con’ is a belief that there is one perfect body. We know this isn’t the case, and so in association with The Butterfly Foundation they have launched a competition. It encourages people to make a 30 second ad confronting the belief that being in control of your body is the key to acceptance and success. For more details and to find out how to enter check it out here.

Beauty is in your heart

From linked mUmBRELLA article

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