The Food Freedom/Body Love Method

The Capsule Wardrobe. Ep 59.

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By Jillian Murphy
I'm Jill. Creator of The Food Freedom/Body Love Method. 💖 I teach adults and children how to make peace with food and love their bodies TODAY!
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Aspirational Grocery Shopping. Ep 98.
In this episode, Jill takes a lighthearted look at the choices we make when grocery shopping - the shame we feel, the diet mentality that seeps in, and why we buy all that produce only to watch it go bad in our crispers week after week.
20:59
October 11, 2019
What is ‘normal’? Ep 97.
In this food for thought episode, Jill discusses the concept of normal Dash where it came from and why we can stop worrying about whether or not our bodies, weight, appetites, etc are normal.
09:07
August 12, 2019
Is there a way to change your set point? Ep 96.
In this episode, Jill answers a question from a woman asking “is there a way to change my set point?” The woman feels hopeless and stuck and – despite loving the food freedom body love method and health that every size - is struggling with the idea that her setpoint may stay the same forever.
24:07
August 5, 2019
Changing vs Accepting. Ep 95.
When it comes to parenting, it seems that we are constantly navigating between the decision to shift/guide/mold/change our children versus the decision to just celebrate/accept them. The balance of changing versus accepting our kids is even more difficult to find when we’re in the very sensitive and triggering world of food body and weight. In this episode, Jill shows why the division of responsibility perfectly balanced as these two parts of parenting for us!
11:48
July 25, 2019
Calling all healthcare practitioners, professionals, and providers!! Ep. 94
Are you interested in adding a more body positive, inclusive, anti-diet perspective to your work? Are you interested in shifting your work completely? Well guess what! I’m thinking about beta testing a group program for healthcare providers and professionals (and really anyone who works with people) this fall. Tune in to learn more.
05:04
July 20, 2019
Warming up to big changes in how we see our bodies. Ep 93
In this episode, Jill reads a piece from Alexandra Franzen on ICE. A beautiful metaphor for the process of changing the way we see food and our bodies.
10:07
July 16, 2019
We did it!!!! Ep 92.
It’s the end of the 85 day mini-podcast experiment/marathon/challenge!!! Here’s what Jill learned from the process!!
14:52
June 24, 2019
When Bad Body Thoughts Show Up Before Big Events. Ep 91.
On the day of her 40th birthday party, Jillian reflects on why bad body thought show up before major life events, how to deal with it when it happens, and how far she has come on her body acceptance journey.
10:58
June 21, 2019
How this work can be like trying to find an ab muscle:) Ep 90.
Ever feel like this work is vague and directionless? Ever try to find an an muscle during a tricky yoga/Pilates move? It’s basically the same problem with the same solution!!! Don’t believe me?! Tune in:)
10:45
June 20, 2019
The #foodforthought summer Challenge. Ep 89.
As our 85 day podcast marathon comes to a close, Jillian is offering up a free, eight week food and body image challenge to help you integrate the information you’ve been absorbing here on the podcast and possibly from following her for a while. Whether you’re brand new to this work or you’ve been playing around with it for years, it’s important - not only to gather information - but to take the time to apply the information to yourself. Head over to www.foodfreedombodylove.com to sign up now!
06:33
June 20, 2019
What constitutes ‘Healthy Effort’? Ep 88.
In this episode, jill explores why making peace with food and body can sometimes feel like ‘giving up’, how to reframe what ‘healthy effort’ is, and how to move through the discomfort of learning to exist at a new pace!
10:42
June 19, 2019
Is feeling ‘full’ shameful? Ep 87.
In this episode, Jillian explores the relationship we have with the feelings of fullness and satiation. When you feel full – does it trigger you? Does feeling ‘pleasurably satiated’ immediately spiral you into restrictive food thoughts? Let’s explore it!
06:57
June 17, 2019
A few readings. Ep 86.
A few readings to get you thinking about your relationship with food and body!!!
06:07
June 17, 2019
The Division of Responsibility with Movement. Ep 85.
In this episode, Jill explores Ellyn Satter’s division of responsibility when it comes to activity and children!!
09:05
June 14, 2019
Feeling ‘meh’ about your body? Ep 84.
Today’s episode is a Q&A from the archives. In it, Jill explores the difference between healthy body neutrality and complete apathy (verging on negativity) - including how to the-connect with your body when you are looking to move past ‘meh’.
08:52
June 13, 2019
A few of my favourite things. Ep 83.
In this episode, Jill takes a rare break from food and body (sort of?!) to talk about a few of her favourite things.
15:56
June 12, 2019
In the news.....Ep 82.
In this episode, Jill celebrates the new plus sized mannequins debuted by Nike in London. She contemplated the backlash and asks the question....in all the controversy, when it boils right down to it, what do YOU believe?!
12:07
June 11, 2019
The Flipside of the Same Coin. Ep 81.
In this episode, Jill answers a listener question about why a woman is struggling with food while feeling fine about (and enjoying the privilege of) her thin body.
07:57
June 8, 2019
You cannot tell, by the size of someone’s body, how many calories they eat! Ep 80.
In the episode, Jill pokes holes in the misconception that those in fatter bodies consume more calories (ie are judged as overeaters) than those in thin bodies.
11:46
June 7, 2019
Kids CAN be trusted. Ep 79.
In this episode, Jill talks about the belief that children cannot be trusted around food and she offers up some research on how children do - in fact - regulate the amount of food they take in and have the ability to regulate themselves around even sugary and fatty foods. A great episode for those who have children or who have trouble believing that they, themselves, have finally tuned internal regulatory systems.
16:54
June 5, 2019
An anti-diet approach to food restrictions. Ep 78.
In this episode, Jill talks about why it can be so hard for those with a dieting history to stick with food restrictions - even when they are for a “good” reason. She also explains how best approach food restrictions - for those who are struggling.
18:23
June 5, 2019
Intentional Weight Loss is Not a Health Promoting Strategy. Ep 77.
In this episode, Jill discusses what know and DON’T know about pursuing intentional weight loss - and why the combination of those two factors is pushing us all to stop defining intentional weight loss as a health promoting activity.
22:22
June 4, 2019
Growth Mindset. Ep 76.
In this episode, Jill talks about the mindset required to make a shift in your relationship with food and body.
12:40
June 1, 2019
The subtleties of diet mentality. Ep 75.
In this episode, Jill explores a recent scenario that felt filled with subtle dirty mentality.
17:21
May 30, 2019
Moving on from Mentors. Ep 74.
Who are the voices in your head when it comes to your relationship with food and your body? Are there lessons you once learned that are no longer serving you? Are you ready to move on from certain mentors? That’s the food for thought Jill is serving up in today’s minisode.
08:35
May 29, 2019
When Mindful Eating Becomes a Diet. Ep 73.
In this episode, Jill defines mindful eating and talks about a few of the ways the practice in presence can be turned into a diet.
13:33
May 28, 2019
Law of Attraction & Weight loss. Ep 72.
In this episode, Jillian discusses the messaging around law of attraction, manifestation, alignment, and weight. I’m sure it will come as no surprise that there are a few things Jillian finds incredibly problematic.
30:07
May 27, 2019
Radical Action. Ep 71
When making peace with food, weight gain is not uncommon - but what is ‘normal’ and when do we need to take radical action? Today’s episode is an email exchange between Jill and one of her 1:1 clients.
09:51
May 24, 2019
More information, more confused - Part 2. Ep 70
In this episode Jill explores how we, as a culture have become confused (and even fearful) about feeding ourselves and what it might look like to approach food in a more flexible, pleasurable, moderate way. This is a 2 part minisode
15:58
May 23, 2019
More information, more confused - Part 1. Ep 69
In this episode Jill explores how we, as a culture have become confused (and even fearful) about feeding ourselves and what it might look like to approach food in a more flexible, pleasurable, moderate way. This is a 2 part minisode
12:45
May 22, 2019
Why is my kid so picky? Ep. 68
In this episode, jill answers a question about why kids are so ‘picky’ and offers up one way to look at why it can be tough to get kids to eat the balanced diet we think they should eat!
10:49
May 22, 2019
The Mad Woman in the Attic. Ep 67
In this episode, Jill talks about the voice in your head that is constantly panicked, critical, stressed, judgemental, and harsh. Where that voice comes from and how to deal with it. The name of this episode was borrowed from Emily Nagoski’s book: Burnout.
13:00
May 17, 2019
Socio economic status, weight, and health. Ep. 66
In this episode, jill begins to explore the relationship between weight, health, weight stigma, and socioeconomic status. This is just a starter to a much bigger conversation but it will get you thinking about your beliefs around how weight impacts health.
16:07
May 16, 2019
Wholeness vs Wellness. Ep 65.
Building on her ‘Process over Perfection’ philosophy Jillian explores the idea of wholeness vs wellness - via excerpts from Emily Nagoski’s new book: Burnout.
15:50
May 15, 2019
Do we hold weight to ‘protect ourselves”? Ep 64.
In this episode, Jill discusses the story that we hold weight to protect ourselves – that it is ‘padding’ from the world. She talks the complexities of weight and how that story line is detrimental to making peace with our bodies and pursuing healing on the deepest level.
20:33
May 14, 2019
The Stress Cycle. Ep 63.
In this episode, Jill chats about Emily Nagoski’s new book: Burnout, how are Body loathing and food obsessing keeps us locked in the stress-cycle, and how to (literally) shake it off.
12:02
May 13, 2019
Cultivating the relationship with your body. Ep 62.
In this episode, Jill questions the way she talks about bodies and what it means to have a ‘good’ relationship with your body.
14:33
May 10, 2019
Eroticism as the antidote to a bad relationship with our bodies. Ep 61.
In this episode, Jill parallels the work of Esther Perel – couples therapist - does to repair the relationship between a couples with the work she does to help women repair the relationship they have with their bodies and themselves.
20:22
May 9, 2019
A pro-woman definition of beauty? Ep 60.
Can there be a pro woman definition of beauty? In this episode Jill reads from Naomi Wolf’s book, The Beauty Myth and explores the concepts of authentic, individually defined, and internally motivated beauty.
16:43
May 9, 2019
The Capsule Wardrobe. Ep 59.
In this episode, Jill talks about why a capsule wardrobe is your very best friend when you are making peace with food and your body – and also why it’s great for “body fluctuators”, like Jill!
13:08
May 7, 2019
Body Image vs Body Positive. Ep 58.
A brief look at how doing body image work is different from being body positive (or doing the work of the Body positive movement) and who it can be hurtful/offensive for the body positive movement when those doing body image work co-opt the term “Body positive”. Note: this is not a full breakdown of this issue, by any means. It’s really just a start to the conversation, as Jill has seen it, and some food for thought.
23:55
May 7, 2019
Work food/Play food. Ep 57.
Exploring hierarchies in food and if there is any way to truly talk about food in a neutral way - while acknowledging that foods differ in nutrients?
15:11
May 4, 2019
Responding or Reacting? Ep 56.
When it comes to your struggles with food and body, are you reacting or responding? Are you able to minimize a reaction? In this episode, Jill offers a tangible technique she learned from Brené Brown for slowing things down when we get “limbic” (aka reactive and emotional).
11:40
May 2, 2019
Process over Perfection (aka are you enjoying the ride or just looking to end results?) Ep 55.
In this episode, inspired by an article in Bon Appetit, Jill asks the questions: what is your MOTIVATION when it come to your health & wellness practices? How do you know if you are just in a ‘new’ form of diet mentality? How can you get refocused on what matters?
15:16
May 1, 2019
Headline vs Study. Ep 54.
In this episode, Jill provides some sample headlines and then the studies that fuelled those headlines. Do they relate? Is information misrepresented? What is the impact of spread poor health, weight, and nutritional information? A little food for thought!!
12:59
April 30, 2019
It’s the little things. Ep 53.
When it comes to your relationship with food and your body, seeing major shifts in behaviour and thought process is pretty incredible. But there are also a multitude of little things that shift and change when you heal up your beliefs about food, weight, and health. In this episode, Jill describes a number of “little amazing things” that occurred to her over the weekend.
22:14
April 29, 2019
How to Eat. How to Feed. Ep 52.
In this episode Jill catches you up on some changes in the Food Freedom Body Love space and takes you through the process of her new How to Eat/How to Feed sessions for adults and children.
23:16
April 27, 2019
Calories on menus. Ep 51.
In this episode, Jill riffs on a comment she heard about calories on menus - is it true? Is it not? Lots of food for thought!
17:05
April 25, 2019
Determining a Healthy Weight. Ep 50.
In this episode, Jill considers the concept of a ‘healthy weight’. Via an excerpt from an essay by Deb Burgard, Jill describes how the Health at Every Size (HAES) Movement determines health, why weight is not a factor, and critical questions we should all be asking when it comes to weight and its connection to health.
12:17
April 24, 2019
3 things you can do to shift you body image TODAY! Ep. 49.
Cultivating a healthy body image is a deep, complicated, ongoing process. Today, jill shares 3 fairly simple ways to begin that process.
10:55
April 23, 2019
What I ate yesterday - notes from a decadent holiday weekend. Ep 48.
In this episode, Jill does a recall of all the foods she at on Easter Sunday. Weird? Yeah, a little. Ha! But holiday weekends, which should be about connection and fun and the enjoyment of food, are often filled with negative food and body (diet mentality) talk. It can be hard to ‘go with the flow ‘ if you are feeling shame and guilt and worry. So this is a look at what Intuitive Eating might look like on a holiday! Enjoy
20:23
April 22, 2019
Logistical Eating. Ep 47.
In this episode Jill discusses how meal planning and weekly food prep fit into Intuitive Eating!
15:24
April 19, 2019
What motivates YOU? Ep 46.
When it comes to making peace with food and your body, what motivates you? Is it easier to conjure up the motivation to change your relationship with food and weight when you are desperate? What if you aren’t in a tumultuous relationship with food or your physical self BUT you know your views are still impacting your life?? Where does the motivation to change come from at that point? Today’s episode is a lot of food for thought.
16:53
April 17, 2019
Fatphobia all around. Ep 45.
In this episode Jill talks about the different forms of fatphobia, how they live inside us, and surround us in books, tv, movies, music, medical care, conversations.....everywhere. And there is a challenge for you! Tune in to learn more:)
16:17
April 16, 2019
Why BMI is no good for teens. Ep 44.
Inappropriately intervening in a child’s growth can potentially result in all sorts of negative outcomes. In this episode Jill discusses why BMI is problematic in girls 7-18 and boys 9-20 years of age. She reads from a paper published in The American Journal of Public Health (2015) and then breaks it down in ENGLISH. Ha!
14:53
April 16, 2019
Last Meal. Ep 43.
What foods would you bring to a desert island? What would you choose for your last meal? What are your absolute favourite foods? And a few more questions to get you thinking about your relationship with food.
10:45
April 14, 2019
Body Talk. Ep 42.
In this episode, Jill builds on a recent Instagram post about how children first learn to talk about their bodies from how we as parents/grownups talk about our bodies and the bodies of others. And the 4 quick tips for body talk that apply whether you have kids or not!
12:49
April 13, 2019
Self-care beyond Diet Mentality. Ep 41
In this mini episode, Jill gives you a little homework for the weekend. ❤️
05:37
April 12, 2019
Bellies. Ep 40.
Today we are chatting bellies! Why bellies are considered bad, how we feel about our own bellies, and that dreaded moment when you get asked “oh my gosh! When are you expecting?!”. Why that moment is so weird and awkward and one way to respond. Enjoy!
26:46
April 11, 2019
Are YOU a competent eater? Ep 39.
In this episode Jill discusses WHAT eating competence is, how we evaluate it, why she looks at parent’s eating competency score when she works with their kids, and the rewards of becoming a competent eater.
13:42
April 10, 2019
Subtle food policing, surveillance, and competition in public spaces. Ep 38.
In this episode, Jill discusses subtle food policing in restaurants, workspaces, and other public eating places: what it looks like, how to identify it, where it comes from, and why it affects the way you feel about your own food choices, appetite, and body.
20:03
April 9, 2019
What’s your motivation to move? Ep 37.
In this episode, Jill explores her relationship with exercise past and present. She asks the question “what is your motivation when it comes to exercise?” and she examines some of the differences between her motivation to move now vs her motivation to move when she was ‘addicted’ to exercise.
27:11
April 8, 2019
Healthy(ish)? Ep 36.
In today’s episode Jill talks about the concept for her book and asks for feedback - do you like the idea of being healthy(ish)? Are you already there? How do you define health for yourself in an intense, weight-focused culture? Are there things you are still struggling with? Would you be interested in writing Jill’s book, for her? Ha ha! Jk. But do tune in and then send feedback to hello@foodfreedombodylove.com
13:35
April 7, 2019
Metrics of Success. Ep 35.
Making peace with your body & food. Running a business. Writing a book. What do these three things have in common??  A few things actually! Today Jill is talking about success and sticking with hard things and how, if you aren't clear on your definition of SUCCESS, it can be VERY easy to feel like you are failing constantly. When it comes to our relationship with our body, specifically - what is the metric of success?What happens when we take weight loss/weight maintenance, as the ultimate outcome, OFF the table?
09:55
April 6, 2019
Making great choices when it comes to weight, health, and food. Ep 34.
In this episode Jill discusses whether or not ‘just supporting’ women in their decision to diet for weight loss is a good idea, if dieting is ever okay, and how she dupes her children into doing exactly what she wants.
15:31
April 5, 2019
Tips to Tackle Your Picky Eater....and other bad information in the weight & health world. Ep 33.
In this episode Jill discusses the potential lack of rigor in obesity research - specifically, obesity research pertaining to kids. After googling the term rigor, jill describes why it’s hard to stay on top of the research, how studies may be lacking, and why you need to be a critical consumer of health information. She also makes a huge math mistake. Can you catch it??
16:31
April 4, 2019
Normalizing Jill’s thighs. Ep 32.
This episode is all about resistance, the challenge of learning to see our bodies differently, Jill’s thighs, and Meredith Grey’s shoes.
17:36
April 3, 2019
When someone you know loses weight, do you congratulate them? Ep 31.
In this episode Jill suffers from the deepest of shame spirals after publicly setting BIG goals and intentions and making BIG mistakes in the very first of this 85 day podcast experiment. But it all about the process, right? The meat of this episode - which centres on weight loss as a metric of success - starts with an event at Jill’s kid’s school.
14:41
April 2, 2019
The process of making peace with food and your body. Ep 30.
The process of learning to make peace with food, weight, health and your body image. It’s 85 days until Jill turns 40 - she’s tryna crank out her book (finally!) and she’s looking to fully engage in THE PROCESS with you - the listeners. She talks Rachel Hollis, feminism, Body/health/food ‘bubbles’ and expanding horizons!!!
18:09
April 1, 2019
2019! New Year, Same Old Me!!! But also, some fun changes and new exciting projects:)
In this surprise, pop-up (is that a thing?) episode Jill talks about the evolution of The Food Freedom/Body Love Method, her biggest message and teaching for 2019, exciting new ways to work together, an opportunity to work FOR Jill, and a new BOOK coming early this year. 
24:36
January 4, 2019
IE for KIDS! 5: Permission & Discipline. Ep 28.
In this episode, Jill discusses the 2 key concepts you need to master in order to feed your healthy family and raise body confident, competent eaters. Here we take the theory and turn it into practical strategies you can get started with today! We discuss meals as "the bottom line", how to make meals happen, setting yourself up for success, understanding normal child behaviour at the table, how to use PLAY food within meals and snacks, and eating outside the home: parties, holidays and restaurants. It's a jam packed episode!
1:08:03
November 19, 2018
IE for KIDS! 4: Body Talk. Ep 27.
In this episode Jill teaches strategies for talking to your children about their bodies, other peoples' bodies, and how to foster a sense of body confidence in your children - even while living in a thin-is-best, diet culture! Also discussed: teaching children about the cultural story-line around weight and bodies, which vocabulary to use (and avoid!) and two common pitfalls when it comes to discussing differing bodies with our children.
56:50
November 14, 2018
IE for KIDS! 3: Understand Weight, Appetite, and How to Help your Child Without Harming. Ep 26.
This is a BIG one. The majority of methods for helping children “manage their weight” actually backfire - resulting in children with more food issues, body image issues, and higher weights. So what to do? How can we help our children without interfering with their normal physiological processes? In this episode Jill dives into the distortions we have around weight and appetite, how to differentiate a distortion from a feeding/growth issue, and how to help your child through feeding and growth issues without making things worse!
49:46
November 8, 2018
IE for KIDS! 2: Obstacles, Resistance, & WHAT ABOUT NUTRITION?? Ep. 25
In this episode we'll discuss the common parental worries that lead to too much or too little interference, four major things you need to know in order to drop resistance and BUY IN to this model, and why the relationship to food takes precedence over the nutritional quality of food itself. Also: beware of counterfeits! How to spot someone selling you (diet culture) messages of control vs. trust.
57:42
October 31, 2018
IE for KIDS! 1: Why do we want to raise COMPETENT eaters not "healthy" eaters? Ep. 24
In this episode Jill discusses the skills and structure you need to raise competent eaters. We’ll discuss Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility, why we want to raise competent (not healthy!) eaters, what disrupts a child's natural intuitive eating ability, and the research on long term outcomes with regards to food management, weight, and health. This is the foundational theory you’ll need to move forward.
39:38
October 25, 2018
The Food Freedom/Body Love Movement, Method, & Podcast. Ep 23.
What next? In this episode, Jill discusses what to expect from the podcast, a future podcast series idea, ways to access her and her work for free and also how to invest her her revolutionary 1:1 and group programming. A little minisode to keep this movement growing as Jill takes a few weeks off for SUMMER!
12:55
July 18, 2018
The Summer Body Series Week 6. Ep 22.
Slowing down, sensuality, and sacred adornment: in this episode Jill discusses a few ways to get more present, open, balanced, and conscious - and, ultimately, use that presence to feel better in our bodies. Does the term "sacred adornment" make you cringe?! Us too. Tune in to find out why we included it:)
42:38
July 12, 2018
The Summer Body Series. Week 5. Ep 21.
In this episode Jill talks about the power of pleasure and allowance when it comes to food - how we can use this season of abundance to really experiment with the power of pleasure - allowing it to affect our appetites, metabolism, and digestion. .....and then letting these amazing feelings about food extend to our bodies. I cover the science and the magic of pleasure in our bodies!!! Tune in for the full story!
41:10
July 5, 2018
The Summer Body Series Week 4. Ep 20
Holiday pictures, sweat stains, BO, frizzy hair, and never-not-hairy legs: the reminders that we're real human women and how to get cool with it. In this episode, Jill talks about her own laundry list of flaws, how she's learned to see the beauty in some flaws and accept the ugliness of others - and the possibility that you can have "ugly" features AND maintain a strong sense of beauty and self.
42:01
June 27, 2018
The Summer Body Series Week 3. Ep 19.
Owning our Own Brand of Beauty is the topic of the week - but what does that even mean? Shouldn't we be shunning all conventional beauty ideals? In this episode, Jill talks about how beauty fits into the body respect/body love journey we are on, why and how beauty is important (and how it's not!) and the first steps to figuring out what our own brand of beauty is in the world.
33:01
June 20, 2018
The Summer Body Series - Week 2. Ep 18.
In the second installment of The Summer Body Series, Jillian discusses the relentless bad body thoughts that persist in our minds - often for decades - killing our sense of self and wasting so much of our precious time. Why do these bad body thoughts show up? How do we deal with them? Tune in!!
29:25
June 13, 2018
The Summer Body Series - Week 1. Ep 17.
What is the summer body series? What are we going to be talking about? Why? In this episode Jill lays out the plan for the next eight weeks, as we sink into our bodies, release resistance to enjoying the beautiful months of summer, and find a way to get excited - just like we did when we were kids - about the hot, humid, lazy days ahead.
29:17
June 7, 2018
Why Can't the Experts Agree?? Ep 16.
When it comes to food the experts are all over the place - one day fat is bad, the next it's the bomb. Same goes for carbs. And antioxidants. And....In this episode, Jill talks about the 3 major belief systems she believes feeds our confusion and frustration around food and what the ULTIMATE answer might be.....
53:20
May 30, 2018
Learning to accept your body but the world keeps judging?
What's a minisode you ask?? It's what happens when you plan to turn a totally incredible Facebook Live conversation on "mom bods" into a podcast but technology hates you and you waste an entire day with nothing to show for it! Silver lining - in order to get a podcast out to you this week I created a short and sweet minisode - a Q&A with woman who is working to love and accept her body - and succeeding! But the world around her wants to keep judging. What to do? Tune in and find out. Only 8 minutes;)
08:14
May 25, 2018
Is the Body Positive Movement Problematic & Dangerous?
In this episode, Jill discusses a recent Instagram post by a fitness expert and influencer describing her feeling that "the body positive movement is problematic". The post mixed some interesting points of conversation with misunderstanding and a hefty dose of assumption. Jill explains why this (fairly common) type of confusing discourse - filled with inaccuracy and stigmatizing rhetoric - misrepresents the body positive movement and what Health At Every Size is all about.
49:22
May 17, 2018
Compare and Despair. Ep 13.
Why do we compare ourselves to other women? Why do we compete? Don't "real women" raise other women up? In this episode Jill discusses the reason women feel challenged by other women (especially around beauty and weight) and how to get out of The Compare & Despair game.
28:32
May 8, 2018
I Feel Pretty. Ep 12
In this episode Jill discusses the movie I Feel Pretty, starring Amy Schumer - specifically, 3 important lessons for anyone interested in better understanding the cultural story line they are buying into around weight and beauty and why this movie has so many people talking (and criticizing!).
36:55
May 1, 2018
Outrageousness as an Antidote to Diet Culture?
In this episode, Jill discusses Outrageousness as an antidote to diet culture and a method for stepping into our own "brand of beauty". She defines Outrageous, discusses why have resistance to it, reads from women who own it, and suggests how we can support other women in their outrageousness. You'll hear readings from Naomi Wolf, Ashley Ford, Michelle Mary Lelwica, and Elizabeth Gilbert.
1:04:22
April 23, 2018
Are We Addicted to Food? Ep 10.
In this episode Jillian explores The concept of food addiction. Are we actually physically addicted to food or are we addicted to something else? Tune in to find out! Stories from Kelsey miller, Isabel Foxen Duke, Geneen Roth, and Carolyn Myss. **Just to be super clear here, Jill is only talking about the relationship with food when she talks about the addiction archetype. Alcohol and drugs (and other forms of addiction) fall into a very different categories and we make no comment about the process or treatment of those addictions which are best discussed and dealt with via a specialist in those fields.
54:04
April 11, 2018
I'm not against weight loss. Here is what I am against……Ep 9.
In this episode Jill discusses three of the over-arching issues she does have when it comes to weight, fat, food, and health. You’ll hear stories from Lena Dunham, Karen Maezen Miller and academic reading from Sondra Solovay & Esther Rothblum.
51:22
April 4, 2018
Other Women's Stories. 7 Days. 7 Stories. BONUS Ep 8
In this final bonus episode Jill read the stories of other women – the struggles, the realizations, the transformations, and the acceptance.
36:36
March 25, 2018
The Road Back. 7 Days. 7 Stories. Ep 7.
You’ve gathered new information, challenged old beliefs, stripped away old stories, been rebirthed as a new, body-accepting woman, and now it’s time to return to the ordinary world. It feels like it should be easy, but the road back is often filled with final bumps and hurdles. Here’s how to deal with the challenges that arrive after transformation.....
30:52
March 9, 2018
Beauty & Worth. 7 Days. 7 Stories. Ep 6.
What makes us worthy? Beautiful? Today we hear stories on reclaiming both virtues on our own terms.....and what happens when we just can't stop desiring the privilege associated with the beauty ideal?
33:31
March 6, 2018
One Kind of Beauty. 7 Days. 7 Stories. Ep 2.
We haven't just absorbed stories about how much we should weigh, we also absorb stories about the type of beautiful we should be. What's the story? Where does it come from? How does it control us as women?
41:57
March 6, 2018
Separating this from that. 7 Days. 7 Stories. Ep 5.
Today we’re are turning the tides - exploring two MAJOR things that need to happen if we are to shed our old stories about weight, body, beauty and health and write a new, incredible, story!!!
35:15
March 6, 2018
the Moment We Realize Our Bodies Are Wrong. 7 Days. 7 Stories. Ep 4.
In this episode jill discusses the moment we realize our bodies don't fit the current standard. She explores what happens when we begin, as young girls or young women, to internalize cultural messaging around weight, bodies, and beauty - how the collateral damage goes way beyong food and body image issues.
35:34
March 5, 2018
Weight & Health. 7 Days. 7 Stories. Ep 3.
In today's episode Jill will discuss how weight and health have been inappropriately linked, why linking the two together is so detrimental, and why it's triggering when women step out into the world in non-conforming bodies and claim to be healthy.
41:05
March 4, 2018
Bad Body Fever. 7 Days. 7 Stories. EP 1.
What is the story we've been fed about beauty and weight and where did it come from? In this episode Jill explores the stories we absorb as we grow up that form our views about weight and beauty, she dives in the academic work on diet culture, and summarizes the takeaways that we've absorbed over the years.
42:51
March 1, 2018
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