Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen
This is another episode in the body image series and i’m unpacking 4 misconceptions about body acceptance that will help you shift your perspective and make accepting your body easier.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/175
We discuss:

- 4 things I wish I'd known about accepting your body

- Why it's not about "liking the way you look,"

- What it really means and feels like to accept your body,

- Why believing we need to be positive all the time is toxic to our well-being,

- How I teach acceptance and help people cultivate a sense of worth beyond their appearance,

- Why accepting your body doesn't mean "giving up" or not "taking care of yourself"

- What it means to take care of yourself,

- Why body acceptance is not a one-and-done job,

Plus, so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/175
Direct download: 175_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

In Part 2 of this episode, for the first time I'm sharing my story about my history with dieting and body hate and the lessons I learned along the way.
 Show notes: summerinnanen.com/174
I talk about:
- What drove me to study nutrition and what I learned through that experience,
- The breaking point when I realized I had a problem and that it wasn't going to be resolved by the food on my plate,
- Why we have to stop participating in diet culture in order to heal,
- My "anti-diet" awakening and why this process took a long time,
- The biggest things that helped me heal and the mistakes I made along the way,
- The specific steps I give to everyone who is new to this space and quitting dieting,
Plus, so much more! 
Get the shownotes: summerinnanen.com/174
Direct download: 174_p2_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

In Part 1 of this episode, for the first time I'm sharing my story about my history with dieting and body hate and the lessons I learned along the way.
 Show notes: summerinnanen.com/174
I talk about:
- How I developed the restrict-binge-cycle from the messages I was learning at home,
- When and why I began thinking my body was a problem,
- How parents can do better to ensure their kids don't developed disordered behaviours with food,
- The assignment at school that was the catalyst to starting diets,
- How my dieting progressed into disordered eating and exercise addiction,
- The lessons I learned about the lies diet and wellness culture sells us,
Plus, so much more! 
Get the shownotes: summerinnanen.com/174
Direct download: 174_p1_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

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