Why does Hollywood still think body shaming is hilarious?

Why does Hollywood still think body shaming is hilarious?

The current ‘ideal’ female figure is made up of a set of unattainable contradictions – ultra-slim but not too bony, curvaceous but not too broad, wide hips but a small waist, strong but still dainty and graceful. We are unknowingly surrounded by anti-fat messages such as these, and the damaging effects of this reach far beyond women who are heavier-than-average and it instead harms all those who view it.

Don’t apologise if you can’t come to the phone right now: Why boundary setting in friendships is important

Don’t apologise if you can’t come to the phone right now: Why boundary setting in friendships is important

In an ever-changing world of lockdowns and restrictions, it is okay to be apprehensive of your friends’ attitudes. We imagine exciting and emotional reunions, but this time is also a great opportunity to lay some ground rules. Social media has exacerbated our availability to be on-hand and counsel everyone’s problems, but sometimes all you need is space.