Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen (general)

In this special 2-part episode I’m speaking to two incredible women who I've had the pleasure of working with in You, On Fire.
 
In this episode, we meet Rosie...

Rosie talks about how, “as far back as I can remember, I’ve always struggled with my body image. I have really early memories of being ashamed of my body and being uncomfortable in my own skin. I feel like I’ve lived with that my whole life.”

She had done a lot of work on herself over the years in therapy and other coaching and she felt like she’d come a long way, but body image was still a struggle and she needed something more specific to help her work on it.

Since joining You, On Fire, she’s identified that her issues are not actually about her body, but this is what she latches onto.

She’s learned how to be self-compassionate and identify what she really values. She’s also been able to tap into the activism piece of this to help inspire her and realize she is a part of something bigger.

She was able to rethink how she looks at health and she realized that the most unhealthy thing about her life had been my inner critic.

She says, “I’m more gentle with myself now. I don’t need to be attractive to others and that’s not my purpose.”

She also went coasteering (when you climb up cliffs and jump into the ocean) which is something she never thought she’d do.

She says “I was feeling the power of my body and the strength and that I could take that leap. It made me really proud. These moments help you build up trust with yourself and think about yourself in a different way.”

Overall, she says “It feels really good. It’s a long path and it’s not a linear thing. It feels nice because I’m on that path now and it will continue to get better. I feel like I’ve got my own back on it. I can treat myself like my friend. Rather than being at war with myself, I can support myself through it. I have a more compassionate relationship with myself.”

She also says, “I tried to do it on my own, but it wasn’t going to happen. Finding Summer’s program and the community to help me through it is something I’m so grateful for.”
 
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

Get the shownotes: summerinnanen.com/254
 
Get the free 10-Day Body Confidence Makeover with 10 steps to feel better in your body at summerinnanen.com/freebies
If you're a professional who has clients or students that struggle with body image, get the Body Image Coaching Roadmap for professionals at summerinnanen.com/roadmap

Direct download: 254_pt1_episode.mp3
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I’m joined by Amy Green Smith, certified and credentialed life coach and hypnotherapist, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. We are talking all about how to speak up, set boundaries, and deal with diet and body talk from your friends, family, and other people in your life. She’s giving us scripts to use, and how to work through the fight or flight response when someone says something that you don’t know how to respond to.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/247

In this episode, we talk about:
- Some overall things to keep in mind when considering setting a boundary or speaking up,

- That you will have to rehearse and practice boundary setting,
- How just because someone asks you a question, that does not mean you have to answer,
- That people will not make change unless they feel understood,
- What message you send to your own mind when you sweep things under the rug,
- Advice for being around family with a history of commenting on your body,
- Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/247

Get the free 10-Day Body Confidence Makeover with 10 steps to feel better in your body at summerinnanen.com/freebies
If you're a professional who has clients or students that struggle with body image, get the Body Image Coaching Roadmap for professionals at summerinnanen.com/roadmap
Direct download: 247_episode.mp3
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I’m joined by Ingrid R. Pipes, National Certified Counselor, who is fat, queer, gender non-conforming, and neuro-divergent. We talk about how being neuro-divergent informed Ingrid’s relationship with her body, the difference between body positivity and fat liberation (and why we need more fat liberation), and why “trauma healing” as a form of weight loss is fake news.

Show notes: summerinnanen.com/245

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In this episode, I talk about:
- Ingrid’s relationship with her body growing up,
- How being neuro-divergent helped protect them as a child,
- That body positivity has become digestible and dominated by straight-size people,
- That fat liberation is an intersectional movement that supports dismantling social stigma,
- That influencers who promote trauma healing as a form of weight loss are preying on people’s insecurities,
- Why weight loss is not a therapy goal,
- Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/245

Get the free 10-Day Body Confidence Makeover with 10 steps to feel better in your body at summerinnanen.com/freebies
If you're a professional who has clients or students that struggle with body image, get the Body Image Coaching Roadmap for professionals at summerinnanen.com/roadmap
Direct download: 245_episode.mp3
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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
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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