Summer Innanen is a body image coach, best-selling author of Body Image Remix and host of Fearless Rebelle Radio.
I’m interviewing Michelle Auerbach - Author of Resilience: The Life-Changing Skill of Story - we talk about how you can use stories to heal trauma, help others, become more resilient and change our culture.  Show notes: We discuss: - What inspired Michelle to write Resilience: The Life-Changing Skill of Story, - What a story is and why it doesn’t need to be profound to heal or make an impact, - The 3 ingredients of a story that we can use to heal and help connect with others, - How stories can be used to heal trauma and how they have a physiological impact on our body, - How both listening to stories and telling our story are powerful ways to heal trauma, - Practical ways we can use storytelling to help us in moments of emotional distress, - How we can use stories to be better allies to marginalized individuals, 
- Why stories can be a powerful way to reject diet culture and help with body acceptance, - Why journalling can be an incredible tool for sharing our stories and healing, - How we can use stories to bridge the divide and help others to see different perspectives, Plus, so much more!  Get the shownotes:
I’m interviewing Christy Harrison - anti-diet registered dietitian and author of Anti-Diet - about the history of diet culture and beauty standards, the truth about long-term weight loss, how to get started with Intuitive Eating and more.  Show notes: We discuss: - The history of diet culture and how fat phobia preceded the health arguments that fuel diet culture today, - The evolution of beauty standards and how they were correlated to political shifts happening in women’s liberation, - Why conversations on diet culture must be political and why divorcing diet culture is a political act, - Why Christy refers to diet culture as The Life Thief, - The “Obesity” epidemic - how to came into existence, whether there is truth to it and the real impact on the health system, - What the research really says about long-term weight loss, - How to define health, 
- The impact of weight stigma on health, - The impact of weight cycling on health, - The first steps you need to take to become a more intuitive eater, - Why self-trust and focusing on enoughness must come before evaluating fullness, Plus, so much more!  Get the shownotes at
I’m interviewing Chrissy King - writer, speaker, strength coach - about the intersection of racism and fitness culture, the importance of anti-racism work, how to heal your relationship with your fitness and more.  Show notes: We discuss: - How Chrissy got into powerlifting and the impact this had on her relationship with her body, - How Chrissy took dieting and fitness to the extreme and later recovered to come to a place of acceptance and peace with her body, - The influence of racism on body image, - The intersection of fitness culture and racism and how so much of fitness culture is still so white-washed, - How white coaches, trainers and everyday people can do better to dismantle white supremacy and invest in anti-racism work, - Chrissy’s #thebodyliberation project and why she believes liberation is the ultimate destination beyond self-acceptance, - Specific practices to take to cultivate self-acceptance, 
- Why self-love is not all rainbows and the important steps needed to cultivate self-acceptance, - How to change your relationship with fitness if you’ve had a disordered or damaged relationship with it, Plus, so much more!  Get the shownotes at
I’m interviewing Lindley Ashline, Photographer and creator of Body Liberation Stock and the Body Love Box about how images and photos can be a powerful tool for healing body image. We also discuss thin privilege and more.  Show notes: We discuss: - How Lindley got into photography and came up with the ideal to create Body Liberation Stock, - Why there is a need for fat photographers and people who understand how to work with fat bodies, - Why growing up without television and pop culture made it easier for Lindley to accept her body, - How fatphobia is the background noise in our culture, - How photos can be a helpful tool in the healing process, - How to use photos to heal body image, - Why the media controls and influences the power dynamics as it relates to fat bodies, - What you can do if you are afraid of being visible in photos, - Lindley’s series on thin privilege - why she started it and the impact it’s had, Plus, so much more!  Get the shownotes at
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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