Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen

In this special 2-part episode I’m speaking to 4 incredible untamed women who will set you on fire…
These are 4 of my clients who worked with me during the You, On Fire program and they are here to show you that it is possible to go from obsessing over food and hating your body, to no longer fretting about your reflection and having so much more confidence in who you are outside of how you look.
You, On Fire is the online group coaching program that gives you a step-by-step way of building up self-worth beyond your jean size with personalized coaching from me and lifetime access to the program—so you can break out of the diet culture cage, get free from body shame and live your fiery, free, untamed life.
Go here to get all the details and get on the waitlist for the upcoming cycle: summerinnanen.com/youonfirewaitlist
Shownotes: summerinnanen.com/212

Direct download: 212_part2_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

In this special 2-part episode I’m speaking to 4 incredible untamed women who will set you on fire…
These are 4 of my clients who worked with me during the You, On Fire program and they are here to show you that it is possible to go from obsessing over food and hating your body, to no longer fretting about your reflection and having so much more confidence in who you are outside of how you look.
You, On Fire is the online group coaching program that gives you a step-by-step way of building up self-worth beyond your jean size with personalized coaching from me and lifetime access to the program—so you can break out of the diet culture cage, get free from body shame and live your fiery, free, untamed life.
Go here to get all the details and get on the waitlist for the upcoming cycle: summerinnanen.com/youonfirewaitlist
Shownotes: summerinnanen.com/212

Direct download: 212_part1_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m with Jenna Jozefowski, certified personal trainer and kettlebell instructor, as well as yoga teacher, dance teacher, and semi-retired professional dancer. We talk about how to approach body positive strength training, why not all movement needs to be joyful, how to know what fitness advice is meant for you, and other red flags to look for when seeking out fitness support.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/211
In this episode, we talk about:
- How Jenna helps people strength train without a side of diet-culture,

- How fitness and movement should enhance your life, not take it over,
- Why many people feel like they’re doing joyful movement wrong and how it can be a hard standard to live up to,
- Advice for finding the right movement for your body,
- Some of the red flags to watch out for when choosing a trainer,
- Advice for someone looking to get into strength training,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes: summerinnanen.com/211
Direct download: 211_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Alicia Ferguson and Paris Alexandra of BK Yoga Club, the first Black women owned body positive yoga studio in the US. We’re talking about how yoga helped them cultivate a better relationship with their bodies, how it can be used to practice compassion and acceptance, why they saw a need for a body positive yoga studio, and how they are doing things differently.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/210
In this episode, we talk about:
- Their relationships to their bodies growing up and how it led to the work they do now,

- Their work towards creating inclusivity in the wellness industry and centering Black and brown women,
- How they remove the influence of diet culture from their studio,
- The importance of meeting people where they’re at, instead of making decision for them,
- How the philosophies of yoga can help facilitate a better relationship with the body,
- Advice for someone looking to start a yoga practice,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/210
Direct download: 210_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Michelle Vina-Baltsas, professionally trained coach and certified intuitive eating counselor. We’re talking about intuitive movement – what it is, how to overcome exercise resistance, the importance of movement as we age, and how to get started with intuitive movement in mid-life.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/209
In this episode, we talk about:
- The evolution of Michelle’s relationship with movement,

- Exercise resistance – what it is and how it manifests,
- How to work through the grief of your body changing as you age,
- How everything we do is some type of movement and it all makes a difference,
- The magical question to ask yourself so you know that your movement is intuitively based, and not driven by diet culture,
- The myth of 10,000 steps a day,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/209
Direct download: 209_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Jenna Doak, co-owner and head trainer at Body Positive Fitness. We’re talking about why she started Body Positive Fitness, her journey away from toxic fitness culture, and how to get over all or nothing thinking to help you have a better relationship to movement.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/208
In this episode, we talk about:
-  The challenge of getting out of the normalized toxic behaviours while still working in the fitness industry,

- The joy of training and moving without an end goal of losing a certain amount of weight,
- How she removes shame from her practice,
- That there are so many ways to move your body, it doesn’t need to be something you hate or dread, it should be something that’s fun for you,
- How she handles goal-setting with her clients,
- Advice for someone who wants to go to a trainer, but is nervous about gyms and being entrenched in diet culture,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/208
Direct download: 208_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Steph Dykstra ­– creative director and martial arts coach at Iron Lion Training. She is talking about her relationship with her body through various sports, including boxing and powerlifting, how movement can be an outlet for emotions, and how her facility leads with inclusivity.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/207
In this episode, I talk about:
- How Steph’s journey helped her see what sort of space she ultimately wanted to create,

- The continued pressure she felt to be smaller in the fitness world and the consistent work involved to have a healthy mindset when competing,
- Advice for people who are working to change their relationship to movement,
- Tips for overcoming the all or nothing mentality,
- How to move away from esthetic based goals and how to use the five whys,\
- What an inclusive space actually looks like,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/207
Direct download: 207_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another segment in the movement series, a series of episodes to help you change your relationship to movement. In this episode I’m giving you 8 steps to take to heal your relationship with movement.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/206
In this episode, I talk about:
- How movement is not an obligation and there’s no morality associated with it,

- A question to ask yourself to stop letting your weight dictate your movement choices,
- The importance of listening to what your body needs and not the “shoulds,”
- How to define what you really want out of movement,
- How acceptance is not about letting yourself go or giving up,
- The impact of your environment on healing your relationship with movement,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/206
Direct download: 206_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: I’m kicking off the movement series, talking about my history with exercise, when you might need to take time off, why we need to move away from black and white thinking, and how I navigate my relationship with movement now.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/205
In this episode, I talk about:
- Why I distinguish between exercise and movement,

- How you can end up taking any kind of movement too far,
- That not all bodies are predisposed to look a certain way and no amount of exercise can change that,
- How it’s totally normal to want to lose weight in our society, what we don’t want is for that desire to be dictating our decisions and actions,
- Some warning signs for when you might need to take some time off,
- How there are so many other forms of movement that aren’t intense, and we need to stop thinking that only certain types of movement count,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/205
Direct download: 205_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Body Image Series: I’m talking about why our culture has normalized putting our needs last, why this increases body shame, what gets in the way of us putting our needs first, and how to change to build self-worth.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/204
In this episode, I talk about:
- How not putting ourselves first reinforces that we’re not good enough,

- The hustle of trying to achieve the “female ideal,”
- How the “shoulds” that live in the back of our minds stop us from putting ourselves first,
- Four reasons we tolerate putting ourselves last,
- That we can still support the people in our lives, while also putting our needs first,
- Four reframes and two questions to ask yourself to help start to put your needs first,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/204
Direct download: 204_episode.mp3
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This is the season 7 premiere of the podcast. I’m giving you a personal update on these past couple months off, what to expect from this season, some highlights from past seasons to check out if you’re newer to this show, and talking about how MLM’s are like diet culture.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/203
In this episode, I talk about:
-   How incredible it felt to take a social media break and how it helped my creativity,
-   How we don’t talk enough about the challenges of being a person living with a uterus,
-   The parallels between MLM’s and diet culture, including the false sense of feminism and belonging, and the small numbers of success,
-   What Noom is, and how it’s just a diet and sets people up to fail in the same way as other diet programs,
-   The results from my Instagram survey and how they will help shape this season,
-   My most popular episodes that you can check-out if you’re newer to this podcast,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/203

Direct download: 203_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Dr. Megan Stubbs, EdD, a sexologist, relationships expert, body image specialist, and author of Playing Without a Partner. We’re talking about why you are powerful on your own, how to enjoy being single, how we learned about relationships and sexuality wrongly through our culture, why virginity is a social construct, how to connect with your body’s needs and desires, and why vulva diversity is real.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/202
In this episode, we chat about:
- How body image plays a huge role in how you live your day to day life,
- How media makes us feel like we’re not complete without a partner,
- Some of the things Megan loves about being single,
- Why virginity is a social construct and how it’s not the same for men and women,
- The mixed messaging on female sexuality,
- Recommendations for someone who feels disconnected from sexual pleasure in their body,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/202

Direct download: 202_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Savala Nolan, author of Don’t Let It Get You Down: Essays on Race, Gender, and the Body. We’re talking about Savala’s story of growing up Black, Mexican, and white, and thin and fat, how she navigated these intersections, and always feeling like she was “in-between.” We also talk about how our culture glorifies violence against women, how she’s trying to teach her daughter about race and gender, and what it was like to discover her lineage and ties to chattel slavery.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/201
In this episode, we chat about:
- What inspired Savala to write her book: Don’t Let It Get You Down: Essays on Race, Gender, and the Body,

- How dieting can be passed down through generations,
- How letting go of fitting in to one of the categories that our culture has built can allow you to come home to yourself,
- Her experience learning about her family history and the challenging feelings that came out of it,
- That when you have a body that is fundamentally marginalized by your community, whatever privilege you can eke out is not as strong as it would be for someone who is not in a marginalized body,
- How Savala is teaching her daughter about her identity and her body,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/201
Direct download: 201_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

This is episode 200 and I’m sharing 10 lessons I’ve learned over the past 7 years of being a podcaster and coach. I talk about how I’m really sensitive, what I truly value, how motherhood has opened me up, and stories from the podcast.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/200
In this episode, I talk about:
- Where the idea for Eat the Rules came from and how it started,
- How I learned to tend to the part of me that feels the need to be liked and validated,
- The importance of unhooking from praise and criticism,
- How my values give me a roadmap on how I want to live my life,
- The importance of learning to feel things deeply,
- How much my community (including you!) means to me,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/200

Direct download: 200_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

In this special 2-part episode I’m speaking to 4 incredible untamed women who will set you on fire…
These are 4 of my clients who worked with me during the You, On Fire program and they are here to show you that it is possible to go from obsessing over food and hating your body, to no longer fretting about your reflection and having so much more confidence in who you are outside of how you look.
You, On Fire is the online group coaching program that gives you a step-by-step way of building up self-worth beyond your jean size with personalized coaching from me and lifetime access to the program—so you can break out of the diet culture cage, get free from body shame and live your fiery, free, untamed life.
Go here to get all the details and get on the waitlist for the upcoming cycle: summerinnanen.com/youonfirewaitlist
 
Direct download: 199_p2_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

In this special 2-part episode I’m speaking to 4 incredible untamed women who will set you on fire…

These are 4 of my clients who worked with me during the You, On Fire program and they are here to show you that it is possible to go from obsessing over food and hating your body, to no longer fretting about your reflection and having so much more confidence in who you are outside of how you look.

You, On Fire is the online group coaching program that gives you a step-by-step way of building up self-worth beyond your jean size with personalized coaching from me and lifetime access to the program—so you can break out of the diet culture cage, get free from body shame and live your fiery, free, untamed life.
Go here to get all the details and get on the waitlist for the upcoming cycle: summerinnanen.com/youonfirewaitlist
Direct download: 199_p1_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Alissa Rumsey, registered dietitian, nutrition therapist, certified intuitive eating counselor, and the author of Unapologetic Eating: Make Peace with Food and Transform Your Life. We’re talking about the importance of raising awareness around the thoughts, feelings, and beliefs that are behind how we interact with food, why that’s different from mindful eating, and what to do if you overthink food choices.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/198
In this episode, we chat about:
- How Alissa got into this work and how she transitioned from a weight loss focused practice to a weight neutral one,

- Why mindfulness is not the same as mindful eating,
- What Alissa means by the “grey area” when it comes to food and eating, and how there’s no right and wrong in intuitive eating,
- Why eliminating the restrictions on food, including the mental restrictions, is so important,
- How the concept of scarcity plays into our eating behaviors and relationship with food,
- Tips for transitioning from doubting and questioning your hunger, decisions, and experiences, to learning to trust your intuition,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/198
Direct download: 198_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Rachel Molenda, Intuitive Eating & Body Image Coach and Host of the Fill Your Cup Podcast. We’re talking about the influence of healthism on our relationship with food, how to tell if your health choices are disordered, and when is it the right time to focus on health.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/197
In this episode, we chat about:
- How we’ve made health part of our status and identity, which encourages people to keep turning to diet culture,

- Tips for trying to undo beliefs inherited from diet culture,
- Why health shouldn’t be a hobby,
- What a healthy relationship with food looks like,
- Rachel’s advice to someone having trouble getting past the diet culture way of looking at food,
- That our needs change every day, and you need to check-in with yourself each day,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/197
Direct download: 197_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Sarah Salmon, TEDx speaker and Coach, who specializes in helping overwhelmed introverts get their energy back. We’re talking about what it REALLY means to be an introvert, why the world was built for extroverts, how to know if you’re burned out, and how to set boundaries so you can recharge and focus on doing what you want.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/196
In this episode, we chat about:
- How Sarah got into this work and how she helps people,

- Some of the myths around being an introvert,
- How the world is built in preference for extroverts, which makes introverts feel like there’s something wrong with them,
- How freeing it can be to settle into who you really are and not who you’re expected to be,
- Tips for setting healthy boundaries,
- How to manage the guilt of feeling like you’re letting people down,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/196
Direct download: 196_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Danni Adams, body image coach, activist, and writer, about how fatphobia impacts Black communities, the adultification of Black girls, and medical fatphobia and its impact on our well-being.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/195
In this episode, we chat about:
- How Dani got into fat activism and body image coaching,
- The perception of fat Black women and how that stigma influences how they are treated,
- How medical fatphobia is especially violent to Black people,
- How this pandemic has exposed weight discrimination,
- How fatphobia stems from racism and is directly linked to anti-Blackness,
- Advice if you or your child are experiencing medical fatphobia,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/195
Direct download: 195_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Body Image Series: I’m talking about why it’s so hard to stop dieting, the addictive nature of diets, why this makes it so hard to break free, and what life is like without it.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/194
In this episode, I chat about:
- How dieting is like a drug in our culture,

- That there’s an anticipation of this perfect life and perfect body on the radar that keeps us hooked to dieting with a false sense of fulfilment,
- That the fear of the unknown is at the root of why it’s so hard to let go of dieting,
- How this is an opportunity to find new coping mechanisms that will actually help you process your feelings and feel better about yourself, regardless of your size,
- What life is like without dieting,
- How fulfilment is different from happiness,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/194
Direct download: 194_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Body Image Series: I’m talking about why dieting and body shame are often coping mechanisms, why that can make accepting your body so hard, and how they distract us from getting at the real issue and keep us turning to diets for an answer.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/193
In this episode, I chat about:
- The concept of “emotional dieting” and “emotional weight fixation,”

- How emotional dieting distracts us from getting at the real issue and keeps us turning to diets for an answer,
- That we’ve been conditioned to think that our bodies are a problem, so it’s no surprise when that becomes our way of thinking about ourselves or processing emotions,
- Why this makes accepting your body so hard,
- Why the pandemic has been so hard on people’s body image,
- How to separate from these things in order to truly move forward,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/193
Direct download: 193_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Olivia Scobie, social worker and author of Impossible Parenting, about the culture of impossible parenting, its impact on our mental health, and how we need a shift from self-care to self-parenting.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/192
In this episode, we chat about:
- How Olivia’s own experiences led her to work in perinatal mental health,

- What the culture of impossible parenting is and that it’s very outwardly oriented,
- How diet culture has permeated into the culture of impossible parenting,
- That it’s normal to have contradictory feelings, because it’s not possible to fully escape impossible parenting or diet culture, so you need to be gentle with yourself,
- How parenting involves a lot of guilt, and a question to ask yourself to help you through it,
- What self-parenting is and how to navigate it,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/192
Direct download: 192_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m continuing the body image series, talking about the weight set point theory - what it is, how dieting impacts it, and why using it as a goal weight can be problematic to healing your relationship to food and your body.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/191
In this episode, we chat about:
- What the weight set point theory is,

- How we don’t have as much control over our weight as we’ve been led to believe,
- How dieting impacts our set point,
- Why the idea of a set point can trigger the diet mentality,
- What to focus on instead of getting to your set point,
- Why our happiness and acceptance can’t be conditional on achieving a certain body size,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/191
Direct download: 191_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Louise Adams, clinical psychologist and founder of UNTRAPPED, about the hazardous influence of body image ideals in society and on social media. We also talk about the dangerous agenda behind the Obesity Collective, its worldwide reach, and what we can do to fight this agenda.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/190
In this episode, we chat about:
- Louise’s history with dieting and what brought her to this work,

- Her reaction to fitness influencers on Instagram and the dangers of thin people co-opting body positivity,
- The expense associated with trying to attain the “ideal body,”
- What the Obesity Collective is and the dangerous agenda behind it,
- Why the shift from the “war on obesity” conversation to “combat weight stigma” isn’t necessarily the good thing it appears to be,
- Why you need to really examine who is behind the media you are consuming,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/190
Direct download: 190_episode.mp3
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I’m interviewing Nic McDermid, fat activist and intersectional feminist, about how fatphobia is rampant in the eating disorder recovery world and the harm that this does, what they can do better, the importance of reclaiming the word fat, and how to navigate acceptance and recovery with chronic pain.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/189
In this episode, we chat about:
- Nic’s experience recovering from an eating disorder and seeking treatment in a fat body,

- Ways that microaggressions and fatphobia show up in the eating disorder landscape,
- That reclaiming the word fat is a continuous process and how curating her social media feeds helped,
- How making people uncomfortable can be a positive thing and why Nic does that with her online presence,
- How fatphobia in medicine impacts people with chronic illness and pain,
- That you are the expert in your own body,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/189
Direct download: 189_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m continuing the body image series, talking about when you “intellectually get it” but still feel bad in your body, what this process can look like, and what you can do to move forward and feel better in your body.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/188
In this episode, I chat about:
- A useful analogy between becoming a parent and starting on the path to a positive body image,
- TWO things we can do to feel better in our bodies and why one of them is WAY more powerful than the other, 
- Where “intellectually getting it” sits within the 4 stages of acceptance and how to bust past that barrier,
- Why you have to be intentional about challenging your negative thoughts,
- That it’s normal to still have bad body days,
- ONE question to visit daily to propel you towards giving less F’s about your body.
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/188
Direct download: 188_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m continuing the body image series, talking about what body acceptance really means, why it can feel counterintuitive to the way we’ve been conditioned to think, and game-changing reframes to help make it feel more intuitive.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/187
In this episode, I chat about:
- Why we believe body acceptance feels like letting ourselves go,
- That diet-culture wants you to believe you’re a failure and you’re giving up if you opt-out,
- The difference between healthy and unhealthy self-care and why acceptance supports the former,
- The three main fears to challenge and call-out in order to move to a place where acceptance feels doable,
- How when we hinge our self-worth on the external, we’re never going to feel good enough,
- Two game-changing reframes on acceptance to make it feel totally doable.
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/187
Direct download: 187_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m continuing the body image series, talking all about negative body thoughts, exploring how NOT to respond to them and how to begin the work of changing them.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/186
In this episode, I chat about:
- Potential sources of negative body thoughts and how they’re exacerbated during the pandemic,
- The THREE things we’re typically told to do to change our thoughts and why you should avoid them,
- A way to visualize how your brain evolves to think about self-doubt and self-compassion,
- How our negative thoughts tend to stick more than the positive ones,
- The TWO things that need to happen in order for our thoughts to change,
- The ONE question to ask yourself to start to work on changing your negative body thoughts,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/186
Direct download: 186_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m continuing the body image series, talking all about what to do if you still want to lose weight, and how the answer might surprise you. I also explore the things that cause us to feel bad about our bodies and how to reject them, and the game-changing REFRAME that will help you get a lot closer to body neutrality.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/185
In this episode, I chat about:
- What it means if you still want to lose weight,
- How this work is more than just embracing your “flaws,” it’s about cultivating a sense of worthiness outside of your appearance,
- Three things that cause us to feel bad about our bodies and why rejecting these is so important,
- The game-changing REFRAME that will help you get a lot closer to body neutrality (seriously, my clients love me for this),
- The freedom of taking the judgement, criticism, and forced positivity out of the way you talk about your body,
- The ONE thing you need to get clear on to help you feel better in your body,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/185
Direct download: 185_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Joy Cox, PhD, researcher and author of Fat Girls in Black Bodies, about her path to body liberation and how she practices acceptance, how diet culture showed up in her community, church, and in the Black community at large, and how to deal with a lack of support from your family/community.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/184
In this episode, we chat about:
- The importance of writing her book about a topic that is often left out of the fat acceptance conversation,

- The impacts of Adultification on Black children,
- The idealistic standards of women’s bodies in diet culture and how it’s different in the Black community, but just as unrealistic,
- The intersection of religion and fatphobia, and how hearing scriptures about gluttony creates confusion and frustration,
- Joy’s experience standing up to the doctor about weight loss at a young age,
- The importance of asking yourself “whose voice matters?” and listening to yourself instead of the negativity around you,
Plus, so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/184
Direct download: 184_episode.mp3
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I’m interviewing Caitlin Ball, Health & Lifestyle Coach, about misconceptions around eating what you want, how to trust yourself around food, letting go of guilt, and how to survive the messy middle part of learning to be an intuitive eater.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/183
In this episode, we chat about:
- How moving abroad shifted Caitlin’s relationship with diet culture,
- How intuitive eating was a life-changing discovery for her,
- That once previously restricted foods are allowed all the time, you begin to crave more variety in what you eat,
- The benefit of trying to learn from the times you don’t feel good after eating, instead of feeling guilty about it,
- That there is so much more to health than just your physical health, and stress is a big factor,
- That calorie counts have nothing to do with how a food will make you feel,
Plus, so much more!
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Direct download: 183_episode_new.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Victoria Albina, Certified Life Coach and Breathwork Meditation Guide, about tuning into your inner child to heal, how to overcome people pleasing, tending to the stress response cycle to release feelings, and more.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/182
In this episode, we chat about:
- What the stress response cycle is and tips on how to complete it,

- Why it’s important to take a look at our unintentional thinking,
- What happens when the body holds onto tensions that are not completed,
- Tips for re-parenting your inner child,
- How your inner child is working to keep you safe and that needs to be celebrated,
- How to interrupt the guilt cycle.
Plus, so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/182
Direct download: 182_episode_n.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

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