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Body Cons

Health & Wellness Podcasts

A collection of conversations about bodies

A collection of conversations about bodies

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

A collection of conversations about bodies

Language:

English

Contact:

07738906551


Episodes

BONUS EPISODE: Everyday Lookism with Professor Heather Widdows

7/16/2020
Hello! Welcome to a bonus episode of Body Cons. If you’ve listened to our previous series of Body Cons you might notice this episode sounds a little different. This is because we’ve been making the podcast remotely while it’s not possible to travel the country together to have these conversations. Hopefully you’ll forgive the less than perfect sound quality of ...

Duration:00:36:58

EMERGENCY SERIES, EPISODE 6: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and hopes after lockdown, with Franky Shanahan from Love Audrey

5/14/2020
Hello! Welcome back to this emergency series of Body Cons. If you’ve listened to our previous series of Body Cons you might notice this one sounds a little different. This is because we’re each recording the interviews separately and making the podcast remotely. It’s not possible to travel the country together to have these conversations around people’s kitchen tables, but ...

Duration:00:35:52

EMERGENCY SERIES, EPISODE 5: How to stay zen in a lockdown, with Aisha Carrington

5/8/2020
Hello! Welcome back to this emergency series of Body Cons. If you’ve listened to our previous series of Body Cons you might notice this one sounds a little different. This is because we’re each recording the interviews separately and making the podcast remotely. It’s not possible to travel the country together to have these conversations around people’s kitchen tables, but ...

Duration:00:21:01

EMERGENCY SERIES, EPISODE 4: Young people, body image and mental health in a pandemic with Caoimhe Green and Tanisha Barrett from OTR

4/28/2020
Welcome back to this emergency series of Body Cons! If you’ve listened to our previous series of Body Cons you might notice this one sounds a little different. This is because we’re each recording the interviews separately and making the podcast remotely. It’s not possible to travel the country together to have these conversations around people’s kitchen tables, but hopefully ...

Duration:00:35:05

EMERGENCY SERIES, EPISODE 3: Self-love during lockdown with Sylvia Mac from Love Disfigure

4/21/2020
Welcome back to another emergency episode of Body Cons! We’re here to help you navigate diet culture, the changing food landscape, anxiety and all the other things that may be triggering bad body image during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve listened to our previous two series of Body Cons you might notice this one sounds a little different. This is ...

Duration:00:23:18

EMERGENCY SERIES, EPISODE 2: Staying positive in a pandemic with Becky Amoi Young from Anti Diet Riot Club

4/10/2020
Hello! We are back for an emergency series of Body Cons to help you navigate diet culture, the changing food landscape, anxiety and all the other things that may be triggering bad body image during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve listened to our previous series of Body Cons you might notice this one sounds a little different. This is because ...

Duration:00:23:00

EMERGENCY SERIES, EPISODE 1: Coping with the food landscape during a pandemic, with Hope Virgo

3/30/2020
Hello! We are back for an emergency series of Body Cons to help you navigate diet culture, the changing food landscape, anxiety and all the other things that may be triggering bad body image during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each episode has been recorded remotely so please excuse the less than perfect sound quality. Today we discuss coping with the changing ...

Duration:00:48:21

Christmas Special: The Body Cons Big Fat Pod of the Year 2019

12/23/2019
Consider this your antidote to Christmas diet culture! We’ve brought together some of our stand-out moments from the past two series of Body Cons to create a bumper Christmas special. Best listened to while enjoying a mince pie (or 15). We’ll be back with more body love goodness and amazing guests in 2020 but in the meantime, merry Christmas and ...

Duration:00:44:02

Episode 15, Season 2: Sex Positivity 101 with Ruby Rare

11/10/2019
What's the link between sex and mental health? Why is sex still a taboo subject in so many circles? What does it mean to be "sex positive"? What's non-monogamy and why do we even need to know? We discuss all this and more in this special final episode of the second season of Body Cons, with sex educator, artist and body positive crusader Ruby Rare.

Duration:01:00:59

Episode 14, Season 2: The truth about magazines, with Terri Waters from The Unedit

11/4/2019
Magazines often get the blame for making women feel insecure, promoting unrealistic body types and narrow beauty ideals, and not being inclusive in the bodies they present in their pages. But what's it really like in 2019? And what's it like to actually work on a high end fashion magazine? Terri Waters is a fashion journalist who worked at multiple glossy magazines, before leaving the industry to set up independent body-positive publication The Unedit.

Duration:00:51:45

Episode 13, Season 2: Life with Vitiligo, with Natalie Ambersley

10/27/2019
Natalie Ambersley was diagnosed with the Vitiligo skin condition at two years old. In this episode of Body Cons we discover how she turned her self-hate and shame around the condition into one of self-love and acceptance, becoming an ambassador for Vitiligo and helping others reach a state of peace with their diagnosis.

Duration:00:40:37

Episode 12, Season 2: Bodies on TV, with Barefaced TV’s Rosie Bray & Lucy Golding

10/20/2019
‘The media’ is a catch-all term often blamed for the high beauty standards to which we hold women accountable, so what do two telly execs have to say on the subject? Plenty, as it happens. In this episode of Body Cons we speak with Rosie Bray and Lucy Golding, the two execs behind Barefaced TV, which made Channel 4’s Naked ...

Duration:00:43:38

Episode 11, Season 2: Body image and self-doubt with Sas Petherick

10/13/2019
Find out how self-doubt impacts body image and vice versa, with this deep dive into self-doubt and body image with self-doubt researcher and life coach Sas Petherick.

Duration:00:44:17

Episode 10, Season 2: Activism and radical compassion, with Bear

10/7/2019
TW: This episode contains some swearing as well as discussions alluding to eating disorders and disordered eating. Welcome to episode 10 of season 2 of Body Cons! In this episode we share what we’ve loved and hated on the subject of body image this week, we chat about Molly’s experience of intuitive movement, share our favourite ever listener email and ...

Duration:00:47:47

Episode 9, Season 2: Body image and cancer, with Lauren Mahon

9/30/2019
Lauren Mahon chats body image and cancer in this special episode of Body Cons.

Duration:00:46:56

Episode 8, Season 2: How to love yourself, with Jules Von Hep

9/23/2019
Want to feel better but not sure where to even begin? This is a must-listen episode of Body Cons with self-love legend Jules Von Hep, sharing practical tips and inspiring ideas on how to empower yourself to start feeling better in the skin you're in.

Duration:00:49:00

Episode 7, Season 2: Back to school Q&A catch-up

9/16/2019
Molly Forbes and Lottie Storey are back with the Body Cons podcast after a mid-season break for summer, with a bumper back to school catch-up and special Q&A edition.

Duration:00:45:30

Episode 6, Season 2: What’s a healthy diet, anyway? With The Urban Kitchen’s Toral Shah

8/11/2019
What does a "healthy diet" actually look like? We speak to nutrional scientist Toral Shah from The Urban Kitchen in this week's episode of Body Cons.

Duration:00:40:50

Episode 5, Season 2: Toxic Masculinity and body image, with Stevie Blaine aka Bopo Boy

8/4/2019
This week’s episode revisits the idea of toxic masculinity and the effect it can have on body image, as we chat to body positive activist, campaigner and influencer Stevie Blaine aka Bopo Boy. It’s a great episode to listen to if you’re a parent to boys, or if you’re looking for ways to get teenagers to engage with the subject ...

Duration:00:40:23

Episode 4, Season 2: Raising Intuitive Eaters, with Laura Thomas

7/28/2019
How to raise intuitive eaters - we speak to anti-diet nutritionist Laura Thomas PhD about how to raise children who have a healthy relationship with food and positive body image.

Duration:00:56:04