37 episodes

Join Victoria Welsby, TEDx speaker, best-selling author and certified Fierce Fatty as she teaches you how to love your fat body without going on yet another ever again. 95-99% of diets fail, it’s not your fault you’ve never succeeded at losing weight! Wear the damn bikini, rock that crop top, embrace that curvy body. Break down limiting negative self-beliefs and root out the reasons why you think your plus-size body is not ok. Episodes topics include - fatphobia, diet culture, intuitive eating, how to be confident, dating while plus-size, health at every size, overcoming stigma and shame and taking over the world one fatty at a time!

Fierce Fatty Podcast Victoria Welsby

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Join Victoria Welsby, TEDx speaker, best-selling author and certified Fierce Fatty as she teaches you how to love your fat body without going on yet another ever again. 95-99% of diets fail, it’s not your fault you’ve never succeeded at losing weight! Wear the damn bikini, rock that crop top, embrace that curvy body. Break down limiting negative self-beliefs and root out the reasons why you think your plus-size body is not ok. Episodes topics include - fatphobia, diet culture, intuitive eating, how to be confident, dating while plus-size, health at every size, overcoming stigma and shame and taking over the world one fatty at a time!

    037: But I'm Afraid People Will Judge Me!

    037: But I'm Afraid People Will Judge Me!

    What if I put a picture on Facebook and people notice that I have put on weight? What if my family judges me negatively for working on loving my fat body? What if I wear a crop top outside and a teenage boy shouts "Oi, fatty!"? Yep, fear of judgment is a real motherf*cker and can stop us from living our lives in an authentic way. In this episode, I will bust through some of these fears and let's see if we can shift some of those beliefs for you :)

    Episode show notes: http://www.fiercefatty.com/037

    • 51 min
    036: Dealing with Weight Gain during the Pandemic (or ANY time)

    036: Dealing with Weight Gain during the Pandemic (or ANY time)

    Have you gained weight during the pandemic...or at any time? In this episode, I will be covering what to do if you have put on weight or if you're anxious that you will put on weight. I'll be talking about the complex realities that folks face that has made living in a fat body harder than normal and the heightened global fatphobia. Also, how to cope if you're eating more food than normal and I talk about why engaging in exercise at home may be harmful to you.

    • 36 min
    035: Do You Want to Be Healthy or Do You Want to Be Thin?

    035: Do You Want to Be Healthy or Do You Want to Be Thin?

    In this episode, I reveal a massive issue in the confidence coaching world that you NEED to be aware of because following bad advice will damage your self-esteem. I also cover the biggest barrier that keeps people hate their body and discuss why if you’ve been working on loving your body and you’re not seeing results it’s NOT your fault. Also we bust through the biggest limiting self beliefs people have that is: 1) “I’m scared to put on weight” and 2) “I’m anxious that being fat will make me

    • 40 min
    034: The Constant Learner Effect and How to Avoid It

    034: The Constant Learner Effect and How to Avoid It

    What is the “Constant Learner Effect” is and why you need to avoid this at all costs. Why your current strategy is actually LOWERING your body confidence. The counter-intuitive thing you should be doing instead. 3 questions to ask yourself to determine if you’ve fallen into the “Constant Learner Effect.” PLUS what the heck does The Devil Wears Prada have to teach us about body confidence and how we can avoid making the same critical mistake Andy makes in the film.

    • 47 min
    033: How Fatphobia Stemmed from Racism

    033: How Fatphobia Stemmed from Racism

    Did you know that the Western world started being worried about being fat because white people didn't want to resemble black people who they believed were only interested in "fornication and food" and were "lazy"? Yep, surprize surprize it was racism that started our preference for smaller bodies. In this episode, I talk about the work of Sabrina Strings and how centuries of racism has effected beauty ideals.

    Episode show notes: http://www.fiercefatty.com/033

    • 42 min
    032: When Is It Ok to Fat Shame?

    032: When Is It Ok to Fat Shame?

    Nancy Pelosi recently fat-shamed Trump. Trump is a horror show of a human being, but one thing about him that isn't bad? His weight. Literally there are hundreds of ways to take down Trump and him being fat is not one of his personal failures. But...is it ever ok to fat shame? What if you do it nicely because you're concerned about loved-ones health? What if someone thin shamed you? What if the fat person really is a massive bellend? We discuss this topic in today's episode. Let's do it!

    • 54 min

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jhollander ,

Amazing!

Fierce Fatty is a refreshing breath of air! Victoria is funny, honest and raw when discussing her experiences of fat phobia and living in a fat phobic society. Victoria’s zest for life and embracing your body is contagious! Thankyou Victoria for sharing your experiences and wisdom as well as that sassy accent.

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