Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen
I’m running solo giving you everything you need on how to handle holiday diet or body talk. We also talk about how to make boundary setting easier and how to be more resilient to diet culture. In this episode, we chat about:

- Why boundaries are necessary towards supporting your mental health and self-worth,
- 3 ways to deal with unsolicited comments about your food and or body or kid’s food and body,
- A script you can use to request that people don’t comment on your food or your body in advance,
- 5 ways to deal with food and body talk from friends/family,
- Simple replies that you can use if someone makes a comment about their latest diet,
- 4 ways to make boundary setting easier, 

- How to create an emotional support kit to make you more resilient to diet culture,
Plus so much more!

Direct download: 154_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

I’m interviewing Nicola Salmon, fat-positive and feminist fertility coach and author of Fat Positive Fertility. We talk about how to accept your body, improve your health and fertility without focusing on size and advocating for yourself with health professionals. We chat about:

- Nicole’s story with fertility and how she learned to accept her body,
- Advice on how to cultivate body acceptance,
- How to change your beliefs about what it means to be fat,
- What the evidence says about weight and fertility,
- What to do if you’ve been told you must lose weight to get pregnant or resolve a health condition,
- The fat positive framework Nicola recommends using to focus on fertility and health without it being about weight,
- How to deal with unwanted advice and comments about your body/health
- How to advocate for yourself at the doctor
Plus, so much more! 

Direct download: 153_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

It's a special episode because I’m speaking to 5 incredible women, whom I’m willing to bet will have pieces of their story resonate with you. These are 5 of my clients who worked with me during the You, On Fire program over the past 2-3 years 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. These women go on to be role models to their kids, they have more time so they volunteer or become advocates for social justice, they ask for a raise and a promotion at work, they speak up to their medical professional about HAES or they pursue a new calling. And in all of these little ways, they start to leave a different kind of mark on this world and change the culture. To enroll in You, On Fire go to

Direct download: 152_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 7:57am EDT