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Episode 101 - Finding Body Neutrality with guest Lindsay Iadeluca

Lindsay Iadeluca is a well-rounded journalist in Rhode Island for NBC10. She also is one of the co-hosts for the lifestyle show Studio 10 on channel 10. She is a board member for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society New England chapter and an avid foody. She and her friends are the proud bloggers for the Rhody Foody Instagram where they highlight local restaurants in the area. Born and bred in RI, Lindsay is a graduate of URI as well.

Episode 99 - WTF is HAES®?

This episode answers the question, what the actual eff is HAES?

You might have heard a bit about Health at Every Size when you’re learning about Intuitive Eating, but not really understood how it correlates with the anti-diet movement.

Episode 97 - Reframing Your Ideal Body

We have been conditioned from birth to hate the way we look. Movies show us the stereotypical fat girl who can’t get a man until she gets a make over. She’s the best friend, the butt of the joke, a consolation prize never the main character.

We have tv shows like FRIENDS who portray fat Monica and make jokes about her eating small children.

Episode 96 - Empowering Women Through Knowledge & Community Support with Guests Her Health Collective

This week we have the pleasure of speaking with the founders of Her Health Collective, Crissy Fishbane and Cindi Michaelson. HER Circle is a supportive, welcoming community for moms. Her Health Collective focuses on Improving the lives of moms with a dynamic social community supported by women’s health experts. In this episode, Cindi and Crissy speak on mom guilt, overwhelm, and the feeling of judgment that often appears in the “mom arena.” They are both incredibly passionate about women embracing the idea of being perfectly imperfect.

Episode 95 - WTF are the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating?

Consider this episode your “Cliff Notes” version of the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating. This episode explains the origins of Intuitive Eating and breaks down each of the ten principles using our opinion of what they mean in your life. This episode is a great starting point if you are new to Intuitive Eating, but it is also helpful to revisit if you’ve been on this journey for a while now.

Episode 90 - Setting Holiday Boundaries

It feels trivial to say this year has been a lot. So the last thing we need right now is extra stress and pressure. So how do you survive the holidays?

You are feeling great, finding peace with food and your body but the problem is your family has comments about your bodies or even about their own and that makes your recovery feel so much harder.

We so get it, we have been there…

Episode 88 - Surviving and Thriving this Thanksgiving

This episode is going to help you prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, and really any gathering that might be outside of your norm. We want you to survive and even thrive this Thanksgiving!

However you are celebrating, we want to express our gratitude to you! We appreciate you listening to our podcast this year, and leaning into the important work of healing your relationship with your body and food…

Episode 87 - Period Poverty, Finding Your Light and Purpose While Single with Guest Hananatu Tunis

This week we have guest Hananatu Tunis on our show! Hananatu (Hana) is a descendant of Liberia with ties rooted in Sierra Leone. She’s a St. John’s University graduate, founder of One Million Girls, and creator of The P.A.D.S. Project.

Her passion and life mission is to empower women and girls through social entrepreneurship and philanthropic projects while energizing them to make positive contributions to their communities and to the world at large.

Episode 86 - Stop Making Intuitive Eating a Diet

In this episode we address how IE can become another diet, and it is easy to fall into a trap of dieting. It is popular to co-opt intuitive eating as a part of their diet plan, ruining the whole point. Or they decide to stop dieting but get caught up in making sure they live, eat and breath the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating.

This episode clarifies how to stop making Intuitive Eating your next diet, and start living your life with freedom with food and peace with your body.

Episode 84 - But What If I Gain Weight?

This week we are talking about weight gain, it feels like in our body positive world we can’t talk about weight gain unless it is positive.

This is unfortunate because we live in a society that demonizes weight gain so of course we will have negative feelings about weight gain and we want to give you permission to have those feelings.

We add extra stress on those feelings when we feel badly about having feelings. Weight gain doesn’t mean something negative is happening.

Episode 83 - The Seven Types of Rest Needed to Live Your Best Life with Guest Saundra Dalton-Smith, M.D.

This week on the show we have a guest Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith to talk with us about the importance of rest. She tells us about the seven types of rest and how we can prioritize it in our lives.

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is a Board-Certified internal medicine physician, speaker, and author. She is an international wellness expert featured in numerous media outlets including…

Episode 82 - WTF is Wellness Culture?

In the episode, we go over some common wellness culture terminology so you can spot the sneaky wellness culture influence and identifying your place in wellness culture.

Wellness culture is sneaky. We don’t even realize how it creeps up into our thoughts around food and body, let alone how we spend our time and money.

Wellness culture is the cousin of Diet Culture. It’s that quiet nice sidekick to the loud annoying villain.