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Kirsty Baines

Fiercely feminist advocate of body love, health at every size and intuitive living.

I am a 23 year old Psychology graduate with a passion for sharing my own recovery from a scale-obsessed, severely restrictive dieter and over-exerciser through intuitive eating, health at every size and body positivity. I believe that only through the liberation from the chains of diet culture can we truly reconnect with our minds, bodies and souls. Avid traveller, yogi and day dreamer.
Keep Quiet About Your

Keep Quiet About Your Diet

Okay, so it's cool if it works for you. But my problem is when people start imposing it on others. When phrases come up in the conversation such as "you shouldn't eat sugar, it makes you gain weight" or "you really don't need that many carbs". There are a multitude of reasons why you should never push your diet on others; firstly, you don't know their past with food.
16/08/2017 13:49 BST
The Art Of Letting Yourself

The Art Of Letting Yourself Go

Only when you let yourself go do you truly become yourself. You find the freedom your body has always craved and you learn to tune into your intuition. This might come with a few extra pounds or an extra belly roll or two but so what? Is that really the worst thing that could happen in your life?
24/01/2017 11:51 GMT
Embrace The Squish... Why Being Lean Doesn't Equal

Embrace The Squish... Why Being Lean Doesn't Equal Happiness

As a culture we have this obsession with being thin and having the perfect body. When I first started my fitness journey I had this idea that only if I had abs would I be considered "fit". Ask everyone in the gym and 90% of women will tell you they work out to be lean and have abs...
10/01/2017 14:30 GMT