Blog Posts - The Butterfly Foundation



Beautifully Chic

The most important week on the body image and eating disorders awareness calendar here in Australia will soon be upon us.  National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week is celebrated in the first week of September every year with the 2...
by Beautiful You on Aug 13, 2010

A Beautiful Invitation

I'm so thrilled to invite all my readers to the first ever Beautiful You event - a fundraiser for The Butterfly Foundation in celebration of National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week, September 5th - 11th.The "Butterfly High Tea" will b...
by Beautiful You on Jul 19, 2010

Can You Help With A Beautiful You Fundraiser?

I'm very excited to announce that Beautiful You is going to be taking a major role in not one, but two, Melbourne events, during National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the first week of September.The first will be a special fashio...
by Beautiful You on Jul 16, 2010

Happy 1st Birthday Giveaway

It amazes me how fast time goes by and I write this post to you in the 1st birthday week of Beautiful You.  Her official birthday was on Friday.  Where has the past year gone?Well...it's gone by for me in a whirlwind of writing, researching...
by Beautiful You on Jun 5, 2010

Beautiful New Horizons

There are lots of exciting new things happening in my life right now.  I feel challenged, inspired, and very, very busy.  A new chapter is beginning.After many years working for The Butterfly Foundation, I am leaving there at the end o...
by Beautiful You on May 7, 2010

Run Free Love Chile

One of the great joys of life is meeting amazing and inspirational people.  In the past two years I have become friends with a very special lady - Faye De Lanty.  Faye has recovered from an eating disorder and is using her experience of kno...
by Beautiful You on Apr 23, 2010

Holiday Giveaway

I am currently having a small break from work and am enjoying being at home pottering around the house and taking care of my Stepdaughter Sinead while she is here with Glenn and I on holidays.  I am feeling very relaxed and while...
by Beautiful You on Mar 29, 2010

Thank You Beautiful Followers

It is hard for me to describe how amazed and thrilled I am at the way the world wide web community has embraced Beautiful You in such a short space of time.  Through writing here I have been connected to so many amazing people, both those who sh...
by Beautiful You on Feb 19, 2010

Jennifer Hawkins Sans Photoshop

Regular readers of Beautiful You will be aware that every now and again I do moan about some magazines and their less than self esteem enhancing practices and stories.  Despite this, they continue to be read by millions of women worldw...
by Beautiful You on Jan 2, 2010

Beautiful Gifts for You!

One of the great joys of my 2009 year has been establishing and writing Beautiful You.  It has been amazing so far and I thank every person who has read these pages, commented and followed.  You are part of the Beautiful You...
by Beautiful You on Dec 7, 2009

Slimy Sumo Salad

I'm about to get seriously nasty.  I was alerted to the latest advertising campaign by food franchise Sumo Salad by Danni Watts who is an experienced fitness trainer and Project Officer at The Butterfly Foundation. Thanks Danni for bringing this...
by Beautiful You on Nov 16, 2009

The Australian National Eating Disorders Collaboration: Part One

Some readers of 'Beautiful You' may wonder why I would be writing a post about the following, but the answer is very simple. For any person to live their best and most beautiful life, they must feel beautiful about themselves and their place in...
by Beautiful You on Oct 25, 2009

Fun, Fearless Women

I distinctly remember the first time I met Danni Watts. She bounded into my office with an energy & enthusiasm that was so infectious, I virtually hired her on the spot. She shared that she had recovered from an eating disorder & was now in a...
by Beautiful You on Oct 2, 2009

Eating Disorders: A Journey Best Shared

As consumers in western society we can make amazing choices every day. There are literally millions of options in choosing what we can buy to wear, eat & even sleep on. When we become sick however, our choices suddenly diminish & I have seen...
by Beautiful You on Sep 19, 2009

National Body Image & Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Next week in Australia from Monday August 31st - Sunday September 6th is National Body Image & Eating Disorders Awareness Week, or BIEDAW as it is collectively known. BIEDAW is always held in the first week of September & in the past few year...
by Beautiful You on Aug 26, 2009

National Body Image & Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Next week in Australia from Monday August 31st - Sunday September 6th is National Body Image & Eating Disorders Awareness Week, or BIEDAW as it is collectively known. BIEDAW is always held in the first week of September & in the past few year...
by Beautiful You on Aug 26, 2009

The Power of Family

What do you think is the most powerful entity in the world? Some say love. Some money. Some Brad and Angelina. It’s a thought provoking question that of course there is no definitive answer to, but a great one none the less to ponder.I think my ans...
by Beautiful You on Jul 29, 2009

The Power of Family

What do you think is the most powerful entity in the world? Some say love. Some money. Some Brad and Angelina. It’s a thought provoking question that of course there is no definitive answer to, but a great one none the less to ponder.I think my ans...
by Beautiful You on Jul 29, 2009

The Power of the Anorexic Voice - Follow Up

When I wrote my last blog post about anorexia sufferer Liz Jones (pictured), a UK Daily journalist, I openly admitted that it had stirred up quite a few strong feelings within me - angst, worry, anger, fear. All emotions of course that I could only f...
by Beautiful You on Jun 30, 2009

The Power of the Anorexic Voice - Follow Up

When I wrote my last blog post about anorexia sufferer Liz Jones (pictured), a UK Daily journalist, I openly admitted that it had stirred up quite a few strong feelings within me - angst, worry, anger, fear. All emotions of course that I could only f...
by Beautiful You on Jun 30, 2009


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