New Year New Me. Make your New Years Weight Loss Goal a Success

With each New Year there comes a wave of people desperate to improve themselves, making promises they may not keep and resolutions they may not stick to. The gym gets busier, Facebook fills up with gym selfies and statuses that inform you of what your Facebook friends have eaten and how many hours they’ve spent working out. We’re all guilty of it, because once the … Continue reading New Year New Me. Make your New Years Weight Loss Goal a Success

Girls, My Mad Fat Diary and Melissa McCarthy; are Attitudes Towards Women in the Media Changing?

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There’s been a sudden and very noticeable change in the representations of women in the media recently, highlighted by two recent TV shows ‘Girls’ and ‘My Mad Fat Diary’. Successful comedian Melissa McCarthy has also become a big deal in the world of Hollywood after standing out in 2011 comedy Bridesmaids as unconventional Megan.
Do I spy a change in the attitude towards women and body image in the media?

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