Episodes

S2E19 : What’s in a Word?

Heidi and Shar start off this episode talking about the word fat as a descriptor vs. an insult. Is it a word we can reclaim without negativity? They go on to talk about the “level of fat” acceptable by media standards or fat people being used as the weird characters on a show. Then they delve into social media and discuss the word “health” replacing “weight loss”. Are we still in diet culture if we are using words like health, clean eating, whole foods? Shownotes:The rise of the body neutrality movement: ‘If you’re fat, you don’t have to hate yourself’ Sponsored By:The Muddy Cow

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S2E18 : Beachwear, Don’t Care

Shar and Heidi talk about swimsuit shopping and beachwear as we approach spring break and summer. Regardless of body size or shape, some are intimidated by baring that extra skin as warmer times are ahead. They discuss being intentional on finding things you LIKE about yourself when you look in the mirror. It’s easy to be immediately drawn to the negative, but we can all change those patterns for ourselves. There are beautiful swimming pools, water slides, beaches and it’s never too late to jump in. You. Do. You. Sponsored By:The Muddy Cow Shownotes:Lizzo’s best quotes on body positivity, self-care and empowerment

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S2E17 : I’m Just A Little Jumpy

Heidi and Shar tackle anxiety this week. Anxiety can present itself in many different ways – isolation, overwhelming questions, irritability and even controlling behaviors. So how do we recognize it and how do we deal with it? If you have anxiety or suspect you might, this episode is for you. If you don’t have anxiety, know that someone in your life probably does and empathy should never be underrated. Continue to be in tune with yourself and be vulnerable with the people in your life. You. Do. You. Sponsored by:The Muddy CowShownotes:Effects of Anxiety on the Body

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S2E16 : Do You Want A Little Cheese With That Whine?

Shar and Heidi talk about the difference between advocating for yourself and simply complaining. They share stories of how they had to learn to stand up for themselves. Self-advocacy is not always taught when we are young and may not even my modeled by parents if they carried insecurities. They talk about placing value on your own feelings to remind yourself that self-advocacy is a step in creating healthy boundaries for yourself. Shownotes:Oprah Talks to Maya Angelou Sponsored by:The Muddy Cow

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S2 E15 : I’m All That & A Bag Of Chips

Heidi and Shar talk about “complimenting” people’s bodies. Should we comment on the appearance of others? Specifically, should we tell someone if we think they have lost weight? They discuss how accomplishments should never be tied to appearance and end the episode giving suggestions of how to respond when someone comments on your weight. You. Do. You. Sponsored By:The Muddy Cow Shownotes:3 Reasons Why You Should Never Comment On Someone’s Weight

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S2 E14 : I’ll Just Put That Over Here

Shar and Heidi dig into feelings AGAIN because deal with them we must! They specifically talk about needing vulnerability to forge genuine relationships with others and especially in creating a healthy relationship with OURSELVES. Vulnerability can be uncomfortable and awkward, but it’s the real deal. The second half of the episode, they give suggestions on how to actually be vulnerable and address “feeling your feelings”. It sounds nice, but how are we supposed to go about it? Tune in and find out! Shownotes: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead S1 E13: The Head Bone’s Connected To Every Other Dang Bone In The Body

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