Natasha Devon

Natasha Devon MBE is a writer, television pundit and founder of the Self Esteem Team.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
There were many, many contributory factors to Amy Winehouse going off the rails, which are explored to fine effect in 'Amy'

Watching the Amy Winehouse film brought back memories of my battle with bulimia - and the help that took three years to come

We need to start treating eating disorders before the sufferer 'looks' ill

In this March 2, 2015 file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane, Wash. home

Rachel Dolezal: As a mixed race woman, I know that culture and skin colour are different things

It’s problematic for your own sense of self when your exterior appearance doesn’t quite match the person you consider yourself to be

I'm a size 14 to 16, and Jamelia doesn't think I should be able to shop for clothes that fit me – is she ok?

Presumably she thinks I should lose weight if I want to shop conveniently, despite the fact that I have a perfectly healthy BMI

Children shouldn’t even know the word 'diet' — obesity and lack of body confidence are symptoms of the same cause

People who like themselves are more inclined to look after themselves

If I were Prime Minister: I'd make schools about learning skills, not facts

Our series in the run-up to the General Election – 100 days, 100 contributors, but no politicians – continues with the Founder of the Self Esteem Team

Karen Danczuk is married to anti-child sex abuse campaigner Simon Danczuk MP

Karen Danczuk's penchant for revealing selfies gives more credibility to her allegations of abuse, not less

Victims of emotional hardships don't always have to be meek, shy, types who inspire pity

The weird and wonderful world of online dating: there really is something for everyone

Whether you like clowns, feet, attractive/rich people, or simply want to cheat on your partner...

The sinister side of 'checking up' on your partner

This kind of controlling behaviour can isolate partners, and experts believe, lead to domestic abuse. From reading messages, to Geotagging, or recording conversations - do we need help finding boundaries in the digital age?

The rise of stranger shaming: How humiliating others became acceptable

The trend of photographing others goes beyond 'manspreading', it also includes people who are overweight, disabled, or 'unfashionable': but what gives us the right to shame a stranger?

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'