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: summerinnanen.com/171 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: summerinnanen.com/171
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: summerinnanen.com/170 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 summerinnanen.com/170
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: summerinnanen.com/169 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 summerinnanen.com/169
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: summerinnanen.com/168 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 summerinnanen.com/168
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Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Episode Count
196
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
6 days, 10 hours