Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen
I’m joined by Rina Raphael, journalist and author of The Gospel of Wellness - Gyms, Gurus, Goop, and the False Promise of Self-Care. We are talking about why we are culturally so obsessed with “wellness,” is it even helping us feel better, the deceptive marketing that wellness brands use, and so much more. Show notes:
In this episode, we talk about:
- How negative medical experiences drive women to wellness pursuits,
- How wellness advice can often silence women and mask issues,
- That influencers do a good job of positioning the pursuit of health as an aspirational lifestyle,
- How wealth and “wellness” have become correlated,
- Common things to watch-out for in marketing,
- Rina’s thoughts on the future of wellness culture,
- Plus so much more!
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