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Today’s programme was pre-advertised as: Should there be a ‘fat tax’ on sugary drinks and fast food? This week the government announced a new healthy food school meal initiative across England. This is part of the solution to tackle the growing obesity issue facing the UK. A quarter of British adults are now thought to be obese. The NHS spends around £5billion a year on treating conditions linked to obese patients. Prof Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer Continue Reading →

[Article] @ThreadsTweets 'Redeeming Culture in a Digital Age'

“I’m a passionate believer that we need to be ‘incarnational’ in the digital spaces, whether those are specifically ‘Christian’ spaces or not, but that we need to understand how to be ‘resident’ in those spaces, rather than merely ‘visiting’ to do a ‘bit of reaching out’. Read the full article on Threads Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children Continue Reading →

[BOOK REVIEW] Am I Beautiful by @ChineMbubaegbu (with @beyondchoc)

I ordered this book as soon as I knew it was in the offing .. and then was even more chuffed to win a copy through the following tweet: ‘Beauty is … learning to love ourselves as God made us … and then turning that love out to our neighbours!’[email protected] So, what follows is potentially rather vulnerable (as is Chine’s book) – for some reason, it’s easier to share about depression (that invisible illness), than Continue Reading →

Catching up on #GB12: “The Pressure of Perfection” with @findmystyle

How much does society pressurise us to focus on our weight/body image? In the interests of ‘open-ness’ – Hannah Jean is my cousin – we lost touch for years, but got connected through Facebook. She has done much to my wardrobe and self-esteem! drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

VIDEO: Fashion Changes!

Really fascinating to watch what were the top fashions, and how much it changes one women’s appearance … who knows about the historical inaccuracy, but it highlights so much how “looks” fall in and out of fashion! drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Inspiring: Rising above Internet Trolls

Lizzie Velasquez was born with a rare disease that makes it impossible for her to gain weight. A few years ago so discovered that internet bullies cruelly voted her the “ugliest on the Internet.” Rising above her tormentors she has gone on to succeed greatly in life See this video (10 minutes) drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Continue Reading →

The big fat body shape debate…

Interesting: Is fat still a feminist issue? As obesity rates soar while plus-size is celebrated, one writer says we need to destigmatise skinny, while another argues it’s healthy to show women in all their splendour Read the full article in the Evening Standard, ahead of Plus Size fashion fair. And you know what I agree with both writers … it’s not a black & white issue … I don’t feel so healthy right now, but also Continue Reading →