Tag Archives: Angela Barnett

December 13

The Amazingly Fit Fitness Guru

For many years, Patricia Moreno’s fans did not know that behind her successful TV fitness career, she had a secret. A really big secret.

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July 31

The Truth Teller

Nina’s story is such an important read. Not only because she battled bulimia for years but because she talks so openly about fat shaming. If we see an anorexic girl, as Nina reminds us, “People are concerned and worried for her but you don’t see that for people who are heavy. People don’t worry, they make jokes. We have empathy for the dangerously thin, we have none for the dangerously large.” Read Nina’s story in full…

April 04

Barfbag’s Out

Last year, I was asked to share my story about battling bulimia for a TV show in New Zealand and I said, “Sure, but do I have to tell my story? How about I help you find other people’s stories.” That felt better. I didn’t want my story put up for people to rip down, especially on national television. Then I […]

August 24

The Student Of Life

Sarah Illingworth’s currently studying for her Masters in Poverty & Development at Manchester University but she’s also a student of life. Curious and well-travelled, Sarah has interviewed some fascinating people like Yoko Ono, Cyndi Lauper, Moby and Lady Gaga. You can find them on her blog. In May 2014 she set up Impolitikal a digital only platform full of insightful articles […]

July 31

The Island Artist

Emma Wright can’t be summed up as just an artist even though that in itself is impressive. She also writes every day, has penned an Amazon bestseller, Feel Good Friday, has a loyal following of people online and creates beautiful things for others, like books and courses for those who want a creative life. Plus she […]

October 15

The Merry Mind

Nicole grew up in Alabama as a self-professed Type A: perfectionist, responsible, conscientious and total overachiever with straight As and APAs (where you sit college papers in high school). She went on to get a Masters in journalism and now she’s found out there is a way to research and write and get paid well […]

September 07

The Big Branding Brain

Design. Style. Huge Imagination. Great eye. These are the words often associated with Helen, Director of her own design and branding agency in Wellington. But then anyone that knows her would also add: striking, warm, wise, gentle, fiercely strong. Helen is an award-winning influencer in her advertising world and has an energy about her that […]