One of the things I’ve heard said recently is that thin or “normal” weight folks feel left out of the Body Positive movement. It totally sucks to feel left out. Some feel that the body positive movement is too focused on fat bodies, and this feels alienating to those with thinner bodies. Because fat bodies […]
I’ve been waiting a while to write this post. Like, months. Because it’s a complex issue, and it deserved some thought. (Also, I figured I’d probably piss a few people off with my take on this, and I really needed some time to galvanize myself) I think this question breaks further down into three questions: […]
What does it really mean to be body positive?
You know those weight loss ads that tell you how happy you’ll be when you achieve your ideal body? What if they’re not totally true?
Aaron & I explore the “Beach Body” message and body image issues so many of us struggle with. We share some of our own experiences with accepting our bodies and why we advocate for “body neutrality” rather than just “body positivity”. Lastly, they issue very special challenge that involves embarrassing-yet-hilarious consequences for your hosts…will you be up for it? You […]
As summer gives way to fall (well, not in LA, it is still blazing hot as I write this in the middle of October), I’m thinking back to my August staycation-vacation. One of the reasons I love staycationing in LA is that it’s got everything I love in a vacation: heat, beach and no need […]
Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.