Episodes

Why Is It An “Either/Or”?

Heidi and Shar talk about self-care and how that varies for each individual. It is necessary to find what works best for you while acknowledging that it may look different for someone else. They also talk about the importance of surrounding yourself with healthy people who will support your self-care, but also love you enough to tell you if you are sabotaging yourself. YOU. DO. YOU. Is it Time to Call B.S. on Body Positivity?

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At First I Was Afraid, I Was Petrified: Surviving Thanksgiving

Shar and Heidi chat about the trials the holidays can bring, especially if you struggle with body image. They talk about the unrealistic expectations that can exist around Thanksgiving and the comments that some family members may make. There are appropriate responses and strategies in dealing with diet talk while still enjoying all the turkey, stuffing and fixins’. Tune in for real strategies and check out the article links below. YOU. DO. YOU.  Why You Should Never Comment On Someone’s Weight Or Eating Habits At Thanksgiving 8 Genius Responses to Family Members’ Comment About Your Body

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What’s the BIG Deal: Other People’s Filters

Heidi and Shar start this episode discussing how they did not always own their own feelings and opinions growing up. They talk about wanting to please others and sometimes pushing their own wants aside; unable to separate their own feelings from those that others wanted them to have. If we don’t address what happened in the past, our current selves cannot progress. Keep evolving. Danielle Koepke Book

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I’ll Never Fit In: Fighting for Acceptance

Shar and Heidi talk about how rude comments and judgments about weight can cause body dissatisfaction, which has NOTHING to do with a person’s actual weight, but on how we feel we are seen. Unsolicited advice, advertising and social media play a big role in body image and sets unrealistic expectations on our bodies. They also talk about the struggle of not letting “fat” become an identity and why it is important to see ourselves as a whole person and not simply who we are based on weight. YOU. DO. YOU. Is Fat Stigma Making Us Miserable?

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To Eat Or Not To Eat: Intuitive Eating, Part 3

Heidi and Shar wrap up the last two principles of Intuitive Eating: Exercise – Feel The Difference and Honor Your Health. They also talk about how difficult it is to leave what is comfortable (even if it isn’t good for us!) and adopt change. This is not about perfection, this is about progress and accepting change is hard. YOU. DO. YOU. Intuitive Eating Book

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To Eat Or Not To Eat: Intuitive Eating, Part 2

Shar and Heidi delve into four more principles of Intuitive Eating: Challenge The Food Police, Feel Your Fullness, Discover The Satisfaction Factor and Respect Your Body. They give a overview of each principle while sharing the own personal stories through lifelong dieting and discuss the effort to change that cycle. The information shared in today’s podcast is from the Intuitive Eating book and workbook which you can buy from the links below. YOU. DO. YOU. Intuitive Eating Book Intuitive Eating Workbook Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, is an award-winning registered dietitian with a nutrition counseling practice in Newport Beach, CA, specializing in eating disorders. She also trains health professionals on how to help their clients cultivate a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body through the process of Intuitive Eating, a concept she co-pioneered. Tribole is author of several books, including Healthy Homestyle Cooking, and is coauthor of Intuitive Eating. She was the nutrition expert for Good Morning America, and was a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for six years. She served three years on the Social Media committee of the Academy for Eating Disorders. Tribole is often sought after by the media for her nutritional expertise, and has appeared in hundreds of interviews, including CNN, NBC’s Today Show, MSNBC, Fox News, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and People magazine. She also gives presentations around the world on intuitive eating. Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, is a nutrition therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, with over thirty-five years of experience, specializing in eating disorders, intuitive eating, and health at every size. She is coauthor of Intuitive Eating, has published journal articles, and does regular speaking engagements and extensive media interviews. Her work has been profiled on CNN, KABC, NBC, AP Press KFI Radio, USA Today, and KTTV television, among others. Resch is nationally known for her work in helping patients break free from the diet mentality through the intuitive eating process. Her philosophy embraces the goal of reconnecting with your internal wisdom about eating. She supervises and trains health professionals, is a certified eating disorder registered dietitian, fellow of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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