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This is a show about health, not weight loss. It’s time to redefine what it means to pursue health, where your well-being matters more than your weight. When you practice Body Kindness®, you create a more satisfying life by being good to yourself. Learn how self-compassion and acceptance help you cultivate a “caregiver” voice and quiet the “inner critic”. HAES Dietitian and Certified Exercise Physiologist Rebecca Scritchfield and her guests have interesting conversations about the cultural i ...
 
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Rebecca Scritchfield is a well-being coach, registered dietitian, nutritionist, certified exercise physiologist, and author of the book, “Body Kindness: Transform your health from the inside out and never say diet again”. Rebecca has influenced millions through her writing, podcast, workshops, and appearances in over 100 media outlets including “NB…
 
If you can’t find a community where you belong, make one. That’s what my guest Dr Joy Cox is doing with her latest book Fat Girls in Black Bodies, podcast, and new app Jabbie. Everything Joy does centers inclusivity and fat Black excellence. Joy is a funny person and her work is dead serious backed up with facts and stats that will make you recoil.…
 
Rachel Lankester is the founder of Magnificent Midlife, an online hub with several offerings including a podcast. Rachel wants to change the world for women in midlife and beyond and the perceptions of how the world views us, and how we view ourselves. She is passionate about challenging outdated ideas about menopause and aging. In this episode we …
 
Special episode for International Alzheimer’s DayLori La Bey is an international icon in the field of Dementia. She has been recognized by Oprah as a “Health Hero,” AARP as a “Disruptor and Inspiring Leader,” Maria Shriver as an “Architect of Change,” and by Dr. Oz “As the #1 Influencer Online for Alzheimer’s.” She’s passionate about helping people…
 
Let’s talk trauma and racism. I found today’s guest, Francesca Marguerite Maximé, from her podcast called Re-Rooted on the Ram Das Be Here Now network. She interviewed Dick Schwartz, the creator of Internal Family Systems (IFS) about his “racist parts” and I was all in on their discussion. Side note to spell out the Body Kindness connections in cas…
 
"Hot Flashes and Cool Topics" Podcast is devoted to all things mid-life. Colleen Ricci Rosenblum and Bridgett Biagi Barratt talk about the good, the bad, and the freedom we have earned at this stage of life. They explore life’s challenges, including menopause. They don’t hold back from any subjects and their friendly interview style brings out the …
 
Most American kids are officially back to school in some way shape or form. As if we didn’t have enough to worry about, now we have COVID and our kids well-being to contend with this year. I’m bringing back a personal and fan favorite all about stress and anxiety in girls. Lisa D’Amour is a clinical psychologist, columnist and author and in this ep…
 
Laura Zam is the author of the bestselling book “The Pleasure Plan: One Woman's Search for Sexual Healing”. She’s also an award-winning health writer who's been featured in “The New York Times” (Modern Love), “Salon”, “Huffington Post”, Her work explores the impact of trauma on our lives, and in particular, our sex lives. As the child of a Holocaus…
 
In 2013, Barbara Mancini was arrested and prosecuted in Pennsylvania on the charge of aiding the attempted suicide of her dying 93-year-old father after handing him his prescribed morphine. A hospice nurse and police authorities ignored his written advance directives, and he was hospitalized and treated in defiance of his end-of-life wishes. A year…
 
Eugenia Brown is a Cicerone Certified Beer Server, Founder of Beer Chick LLC and beer influencer who uses her platform to celebrate, empower, and connect people who share a love of beer. She is active in her community and is an advocate and champion for diversity and inclusion in all spaces and places. Her goal is to continue to change the narrativ…
 
Jodi Stolove is the queen of joyful exercising. A fractured foot forced her to conduct her dance and aerobic classes from a chair and The Chair Dancing® Fitness concept was born. Creativity born of necessity resulted in her developing unique seated fitness programs combining the pleasure of exercise, dance, and music. While she “sat down” to bring …
 
Frank King was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years. But these days he’s helping prevent suicide.Depression and suicide run in Frank’s family. He was just a young boy when his grandmother committed suicide, an image that’s seared into his mind. He’s thought about killing himself more times than he can count. He’s fought a lifetime battle with…
 
In today’s episode I talk with Kelly Jensen about her new book for young adults called Body Talk, which covers the themes of ability and disability, body positivity, fat positivity, tattoos, language, and much more. Tune in for essay readings and a nuanced conversation about intentions vs. impact of the body positivity movement today and where we m…
 
Rebecca Winn, a highly awarded landscape architect, has written a celebrated new memoir, “One Hundred Daffodils”, about her unexpected marriage breakup and past traumas, and how she transforms her pain into new growth. Rebecca’s life in the garden and connection to nature helps her grow into the woman she’s always wanted to be--confident, self assu…
 
A diagnosis of IBS can be a real pain in the a**! Seriously, IBS impacts 25-45 million people in the U.S. alone. The treatments for IBS aren’t really that great. The low FODMAP protocol may not even work in about half the people who try them. Worse, if you dare consult “Dr. Google” you’ll find there is conflicting and extreme advice out there that …
 
Aaron Gendle is a best selling author of “Conquest: 10 Simple Steps to Conquer Life and Leave a Lasting Legacy”. Aaron founded “Write a Book University” where he helps others tell their story and leave their legacy by writing a book. He also hosts the “Daily Authors Podcast”, where he interviews brilliant new, self-help authors daily, providing a p…
 
Daniella Mestyanek Young was born a third-generation member of the infamous religious cult, The Children of God, which has often garnered national and international attention for its unconventional and criminal practices including forced polyamory/polygamy, child marriages, religious prostitution, widespread pedophilia and the murder/suicide of the…
 
Intuitive Eating is out with a 4th edition and the co-authors Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch are on the show to discuss what you can expect in the newest edition and we answer listener questions about struggles with intuitive eating. We discussed: The new alignment of Intuitive Eating with “anti-diet” approach. Changes to the specific principles (s…
 
Nancy Davis Kho is the author of “THE THANK-YOU PROJECT: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time”. Nancy is also a podcaster whose work covers “the years between being hip and breaking one” at MidlifeMixtape.com and on the Midlife Mixtape Podcast which was included in “Wall Street Journal’s” 2019 list of "8 Podcasts for Anyone Nervo…
 
Gayle Carson is the epitome of a zestful ager at 82 years old. She’s known throughout the world as a business and leadership expert, and authored “How to be an SOB-- Spunky old Broad Who Kicks Butt”, among others. She’s been on ABC, NBC, and the “Wall Street Journal”, to name just a few. Selected as a “Legend of the Speaking Profession,” she curren…
 
Most “picky eating” in kids and adults is just that -- pickiness. But others can deal with social emotional issues and malnourishment (at any size). Joining me to discuss “supertasters” and challenges with picky eating, Rebecca Thomas, RDN. She is a dietitian and Body Kindness helping pro mentee of mine. She’s a pro at ARFID, disordered eating, and…
 
Jane Bernstein is an award winning novelist. Her latest book, “The Face Tells the Secret” is the story of a young woman trying to navigate life knowing that her mother did not have the capacity to love her, and also held a very tragic secret. Her recent story, “Still Running,” was chosen for “Best American Sports Writing 2018”. Find out more about …
 
Amanda Rees is the co-founder and CEO of Bold, a health and fitness technology company that creates online exercise programs for aging well, particularly focusing on balance which is crucial in the later years. Amanda is a yoga and tai chi instructor, who specializes in working with older adults and those with mobility limitations. She studied engi…
 
Rachel began a new career as a model at the age of 46. Since turning 40, Rachel ditched the hair dye and embraced her natural silver hair and curvy figure. She is now represented by Bridge models in London and is passionate about being to help represent women over 40 in the fashion industry, especially when it comes to swimwear and lingerie campaig…
 
In Part 2 of White Supremacy in Yoga series, we discuss the harms and the fixes, including what you can do as a yoga teacher, teacher trainer, student, or person who cares about anti-racism work. This includes reading books, having conversations, and taking meaningful actions. Here’s just a taste of what we discuss: Cultural appropriation of ayurve…
 
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