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Life After Diets

Mar 29, 2023

Do you feel like procrastination is a barrier to recovery? Sometimes we eat as a form of procrastination, or we eat because we feel badly about procrastinating. In this episode, we explore the concept and its intersection with food and body image.

  • Is procrastination bad? And if not, what’s it good for?
  • Why do we...

Mar 22, 2023

  • The definition of failure

  • Stef’s motherhood “failures”

  • When we feel like our appetite is a failure

  • I have the tools but I don’t use the tools

  • The failure of not showing up to an event because of your body image

  • How do you want to show up for yourself with you fail?

  • The importance of recognizing...

Mar 15, 2023

Psychologist Elaine Aron coined the term "Highly Sensitive Person" to refer to a subset of the population (estimated to be about 15-20%) who seem to have more sensitive nervous systems than the rest of the population. HSPs may be more easily overwhelmed and activated by stimuli in their internal and external...

Mar 11, 2023

The voice of the "should" -- the things we know we should be doing but can't seem to do. Maybe we consume so much self-help information and don't feel like we can apply any of it. Why does this happen? What can we do about it? 

  • Shift of language: “I’d like to” or “I can” instead of “I should” or “I need...

Mar 1, 2023

Have you ever looked at a photograph of yourself (or passed by your reflection in a mirror) and felt a surge of shock or body image distress run through your whole body? This is what Stef calls a "flood," and in this episode we dive a little deeper into why this happens and what we can do about it. 

  • We’re coming to...