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Why Weight?

Why Weight?

By Sierra
A podcast about my journey with Weight, Body Image, Health, Movement, Self-Esteem, and how to enjoy the body you're in, while actively working to change it.
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Why Weight?

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Why Weight?

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Weight and The Chakra System
Are you familiar with the chakra system?  Do you seem to carry your weight in specific places around your body?  Is it harder for you to lose weight in certain areas more than others?  This exploration of the energy of the chakra system and how it affects our physical body explores why this may be true for you.  I have created meditations to address each chakra, and they are downloadable on my website at www.sierrapodva.com/shop . If you're interested in booking a free consultation, please visit www.sierrapodva.com, and book online. Book: Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self, by Anodea Judith  (Author) Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Free addiction hotline for overeating: 1- 855-315-4766 Food Addicts in Recovery anonymous:  781-932-6300 Overeaters Anonymous: 505-891-2664 National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237
45:30
January 19, 2021
Fat-astrophe
What do you do when confronted with an unavoidable experience about your own weight?   Those moments when shame or humiliation about your size or body come up?  I'm sharing some events that shook me up and created an opportunity for change. Some of these topics may be triggering, so here are some resources.  As always, you can book your free consultation, and we can discuss ways to create a program directly related to your situation at www.sierrapodva.com If any of these topics were triggering, please reach out to the resources below: Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Free addiction hotline for overeating: 1- 855-315-4766 Food Addicts in Recovery anonymous:  781-932-6300 Overeaters Anonymous: 505-891-2664 National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237 Resources for diet, nutrition, weightloss: www.sparkpeople.com
42:23
January 12, 2021
Fat-Fatigue
Are you tired of being aware of your weight?  Does constantly thinking about what you are supposed to be doing, eating, or how to exercise make you want to shut down?  This episode addresses my own issues with being tired of being fat, and how that leads to some circular thinking.    I am working on releasing my personal meditations, until then you can book a free consultation at www.sierrapodva.com, and we can discuss a program for you.   Study Referenced in Show: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6052856/#:~:text=The%20disease%20of%20obesity%20is,also%20can%20impact%20successful%20treatment. Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Free addiction hotline for overeating: 1- 855-315-4766 Food Addicts in Recovery anonymous:  781-932-6300 Overeaters Anonymous: 505-891-2664 National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237
47:02
January 5, 2021
The Hero's Journey
Are you at the center of your own narrative?  Do you allow yourself to be the star of your own story?  What is holding you back, and how can you shift those beliefs?  Using concepts from Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung, looking at what stage of the story you're in can be helpful.   As always, if you need help shifting those beliefs, please contact me at www.sierrapodva.com for your free consultation.    Carl Jung: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Jung Joseph Cambell: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Campbell Archetype Quiz: https://www.psychologistworld.com/tests/jung-archetype-quiz If you need immediate help, please see the resources below:  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Free addiction hotline for overeating: 1- 855-315-4766 Food Addicts in Recovery anonymous:  781-932-6300 Overeaters Anonymous: 505-891-2664 National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237
40:17
December 31, 2020
ACE's and How They Shape Us
 Today we go into detail about how adverse childhood experiences shape us, and how our mind, body, emotions, and spirit adapt.   Discussing the connection between childhood trauma and obesity, and ways to work through those issues.   Some of these topics may be triggering, so here are some resources.  As always, you can book your free consultation, and we can discuss ways to create a program directly related to your situation at www.sierrapodva.com.    If you'd like to learn more about ACE's please visit:  https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/03/02/387007941/take-the-ace-quiz-and-learn-what-it-does-and-doesnt-mean https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/aces/about.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fviolenceprevention%2Facestudy%2Fabout.html  If any of these topics were triggering, please reach out to the resources below: Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Free addiction hotline for overeating: 1- 855-315-4766 Food Addicts in Recovery anonymous:  781-932-6300 Overeaters Anonymous: 505-891-2664 National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237
47:52
December 23, 2020
Introduction
Season 1 Episode 1 Introduction to Why Weight, and why building this community is important to me.  I've struggled with weight my entire life, and have tried everything to develop a healthy relationship with my body.  This podcast explores the journey, failures as well as successes.  I'll be talking about my own experiences, as well as with experts in the field about how to attain the most healthy and balanced relationship with your weight and body.   I know the pain and discomfort of hoping for someday- someday losing the weight, someday being able to participate fully in life, someday being able to love myself fully.    If you're interested in booking a free consultation, please visit www.sierrapodva.com, and book online.  You can also purchase and download meditations for sleep, anxiety, abundance, and balance at www.sierrapodva.com/shop.   Resources:  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Free addiction hotline for overeating: 1- 855-315-4766 Food Addicts in Recovery anonymous:  781-932-6300 Overeaters Anonymous: 505-891-2664 National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237
29:59
December 23, 2020
December 18, 2020
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December 18, 2020