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SEASON TWO - EPISODE NINE
In this episode I'm interviewing the illuminating Mel Wells. We're talking about Her personal history with food and body image as a young actress in such a competitive industry. Her "Type A" personality driving her to be the "best at losing weight." Starving and binging and using exercise as a punishment until the moment she realized she had to change her relationship with food and with herself. I'm also answering the question, "...It amazes me how you’re always up at 5am, and how you go...
Season Two - Episode Eight
In this episode I'm interviewing the brilliant Sonya Renee Taylor. We're talking about body terrorism and "the systematic use of fear to control the way bodies look." The messaging of, "you are not good enough as you are." Radical self love work and... her favorite tools for radical self love (be in community & give yourself some grace). I'm also answering the question, “Hi Susan. I have a big family event coming up. Lots of people are going to be there, people I haven’t seen in a long...
In this episode I'm interviewing the INSPIRING Mirna Valerio (aka The Mirnavator). We're talking about how when you "have a job to do" you do it, no matter what others might think. We're talking about her history as a runner, the assumptions other's make, and how to assert yourself no matter what is going on on the outside! I'm also answering the question, "Do you ever have days where you look at your body and just feel… not so great? Do you ever see yourself in a photo and think, YIKES!...
SEASON TWO - EPISODE SIX
In this episode, I'm interviewing the amazing Sara Dean. We're talking about going from a business model in the fitness industry that was all about making women shrink to one that is about helping them grow and expand. She's sharing tips about how to curate what you allow yourself to be exposed to on social media and the connection between confidence and beauty that has nothing to do with size. I'm also answering the question, "What are some quick things I can do when I’m just feeling blah...
SEASON TWO - EPISODE FIVE
In this episode I'm interviewing the lovely Jamie Silverstein. We're talking about the "new normal" of motherhood, the tension that can exist between ourselves and our kids and the impact motherhood has on our view of body & food. We are talking about her recovery and advocacy work with eating disorders and also the importance of teaching ourselves to be present when maybe present isn't the place we want to be. I'm also answering the question, "How do you get to a place where you can LOVE...
SEASON TWO - EPISODE FOUR
In this episode, I’m interviewing the lovely Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin. We’re talking about being a woman in the public eye, the importance of self talk and how we talk to and about other women. When we women are competing with one another and critiquing one another, we’re not working together to lift one another up, and that in and of itself just maintains the status quo. I’m also answering the question, “Is religion ‘good’ for our bodies and our self-esteem?”
SEASON TWO - EPISODE THREE
In this episode, I’m interviewing the amazing Lux ATL. We’re talking about feminism and the impact that coming from the stripping world has had on her relationship with her body. I’m also answering the question, “If I want to lose weight, does that make me vain, or shallow, or… a bad feminist?”
SEASON TWO - EPISODE TWO
In this episode, I'm interviewing the amazing Elizabeth DiAlto. We're talking about her journey from "fitness queen" to "embodiment queen." And waking up to ALL of the factors that are part of the body positivity conversation. I'm also answering the question, "Why is it so hard for me to stay CONSISTENT with exercise and eating habits?" And talking about the importance of PLEASURE.
SEASON ONE - EPISODE FIVE
When you look into your closet, what do you see, and how do you feel? Every piece of clothing in your closet is sending a message to you. What kinds of messages are you getting? This is step five of the BARE process and if you're anything like me, you might be holding on to clothes for a decade unnecessarily. Don't. Tune in to this episode where we'll also be answering the question of what to do with clothing you may want to eventually wear again?
SEASON ONE - EPISODE THREE
Today we discuss STEP THREE in the BARE process! This is a big one for many women. If you've ever wanted to learn how to EAT with more ATTENTIVENESS, this episode is for you! Stop rushing, savor your food, change your life. In the Q&A we're answering the question... If there's a food that you struggle to control yourself around... is it best to throw it away? Or can you learn to have it around you, without overeating?
SEASON ONE - EPISODE TWO
In this episode, we’re discussing the second step in the BARE process... PLEASURE. I firmly believe that women don't have a WILLPOWER issue, but a PLEASURE issue. So buckle up and tune in to how to add more pleasure into your day! In today's Q&A we're also covering WHY you might be tolerating clutter in your environment! Are you someone who looks around and questions this? We answer the billion dollar question why, here!
SEASON ONE - EPISODE ONE
In this FIRST episode, we’re discussing the first step in the BARE process... I call it ENVIRONMENTAL DETOX. Cleaning up your environment can have MASSIVE effects on your health and wellness. It is SO important. Part of that is also about the people we surround ourselves with, so in the Q&A, we'll also cover what to do when family members drain you!
Hello and welcome to the BARE Podcast! This is the INTRODUCTION episode to The BARE Podcast. The revolution is burning strong, and really, ladies, we are just getting started. We are going to ditch diets. Ditch body shame. And begin to love ourselves RIGHT NOW.