192-Q&A: Is Healthy Weight Loss Possible? & Feeling Uncomfortable in Our Body

192-IG-Healthy Weight Loss
Is it possible to lose weight in a healthy way? When is gaining weight enough when I try to eat intuitively? Is it wrong to still want to lose weight? I just want because I don’t feel comfortable in my actual one? These are all super good questions and so valid considering the society we live in. We are surrounded by messages that we should want to lose weight and that we should aim to be in a sma…

191-Unfuck Your Brain to Be Confident NOW with Kara Loewentheil

Unfuck Your Brain-Stephanie Dodier
I wanted to lose weight so that I could be more self-confident. 95% of the women I work with want to or did want to lose weight so that they can be more confident. We are taught by society that if we are thin, we will automatically be confident and ultimately happy. Yet we lose the weight and we aren’t happier. We still don’t feel confident as we should. Then we regain the weight because, spoiler…

190-I’ve Gained Weight… SHE’s Beyond The Food–Chapter 4

Weight gain-Stephanie Dodier
Yes, I’ve gained weight. I’m a nutritionist and I’ve gained weight. I’m a woman and I’ve gained weight. I’ve gained weight and I’m ok with it. Just 3 short years ago, I would have never considered writing this, recording this. I doing everything I could NOT to gain weight yet I was gaining weight. The more I try the less it worked.

189-Liberate Your Body: A Call to Arms for Women of All Sizes with Jes Baker

189-Liberate Your Body
Only 4% of women will call themselves beautiful. That statistics just broke my heart… The truth is I was part of that 96% not finding themselves beautiful for most of my life. To be real it’s almost an act of courage to accept your body in today’s world. One of the most powerful agents in liberating myself from body shaming has been the studying of the concept of patriarchal beauty standard. The…

188-Healing Body Image with Photography with Ashley Sherwood

Healing Body Image with photography-Stephanie Dodier
Do you struggle with seeing pictures of you? Avoid them altogether maybe? For all of us women who have struggled with body image, taming our self-image via observing our reflection on picture is a very important step in the process of healing body image. Taking pictures of ourselves and choosing compassion over self-critique is key.