13 episodes

Amy Porterfield has experienced massive success in both her business and personal life, but behind every accomplishment lingered a nagging suspicion that she wasn’t living up to some invisible standard of how she should look. Now she’s on a mission to discover exactly where that little voice inside her head came from, and - together with some new friends and fresh perspectives - how she can vanquish it once and for all. New episodes premiere every Monday.

Talking Body with Amy Porterfield Three Percent Chance

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

Amy Porterfield has experienced massive success in both her business and personal life, but behind every accomplishment lingered a nagging suspicion that she wasn’t living up to some invisible standard of how she should look. Now she’s on a mission to discover exactly where that little voice inside her head came from, and - together with some new friends and fresh perspectives - how she can vanquish it once and for all. New episodes premiere every Monday.

    1: Can I Love Myself If I Want to Change Myself?

    1: Can I Love Myself If I Want to Change Myself?

    Welcome to the first episode of Talking Body, a twelve part limited series from 3% Chance Productions all about unlearning the ways we've been taught to shame, restrict, and reduce ourselves in the name of some elusive idea of beauty. In this episode, host Amy Porterfield introduces you to the how and the why of this series while reflecting on her struggles with her own body image.
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    • 34 min
    2: A Brief History of Women's Bodies

    2: A Brief History of Women's Bodies

    In this episode of Talking Body, we're looking at some examples throughout history of how women's bodies have been warped, reduced, and reconfigured to suit others. Then, Amy sits down with Dr. Phillippa Diedrichs of the Centre for Appearance Research where she leads a team of researchers at the forefront of understanding body image. She talks us through a ton of questions, and sets a very interesting challenge for Amy by the end of the episode, which we encourage you to take part in as well.
    To learn more about Dr. Diedrichs and her research, you can follow her on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phillippa.diedrichs/
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    FURTHER READING:
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-cave-art-debate-100617099/
    https://sarahjoconnor.com/2017/01/11/deformed-males-and-lazy-parasites-ancient-views-of-women/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5aeFRp7Qzg
    https://www.ancient.eu/Foot-Binding/
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3813200/Kim-Kardashian-swears-magic-double-Spanx-trick-does-work-real-woman-FEMAIL-tests-star-s-slimming-secret.html
    https://www.byrdie.com/average-cost-of-beauty-maintenance

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    • 54 min
    5: The Weight of Motherhood

    5: The Weight of Motherhood

    This episode is all about motherhood, but you don't have to be a mother to relate to what we're going to talk about here. The pressure to become a mother, to have the right kind of pregnancy, to "bounce back" to your pre-pregnancy weight, to have it all + kids - these are just some of the topics we're going to discuss. Plus, Amy sits down with Kimberly Johnson - doula, bodyworker, and vaginapractor to talk about the disconnect that occurs between women and their bodies before, during, and after childbirth. She also chats with author Angela Garbes about breast milk and her unlikely path toward body activism.
    To learn more about Kimberly's work and upcoming book, visit https://www.magamama.com
    To chat with Angela and pick up her book, Like a Mother, check out http://www.angelagarbes.com
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    FURTHER READING:
    https://www.thecut.com/2018/02/my-session-with-a-vaginapractor-moved-me-to-tears.html
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25248649/
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/parenting/postpartum-body-image.html
    https://www.thebump.com/a/c-tucks
    https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/expert-answers/breastfeeding-and-weight-loss/faq-20094993
    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/gwyneth-paltrow-losing-ba_n_642116
    https://www.health.com/celebrities/fastest-celebrity-post-baby-slim-downs?slide=225a4512-e192-4348-9b8c-ad662983e62d#225a4512-e192-4348-9b8c-ad662983e62d
    https://guce.huffingtonpost.co.uk/copyConsent?sessionId=1_cc-session_35318007-e290-4620-b29a-a7a6d674c38a&lang=en-gb

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    • 49 min
    6: I Want You to Want Me

    6: I Want You to Want Me

    Here it is: the sex episode. This week we are digging into all the ways that sex can collide with our body issues like a freight train. Along the way Amy sits down with celebrated sex journalist Tracy Clark-Flory, whose memoir Want Me is a powerful examination of desire versus being desired. And, later in the show, Amy confronts her husband Hobie about secrets she's kept in and out of the bedroom. What he says in response provides a turning point in her search for answers.
    To learn more about Tracy's work and upcoming book (out this week!), visit https://www.tracyclarkflory.com
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    FURTHER READING:
    https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/2649-sex-sells-more.html
    https://jezebel.com/onlyfans-is-shifting-the-dynamics-of-porn-1841434228
    https://www.shedecides.com/champions/lina-abirafeh/

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    • 47 min
    8: Women of a Certain Age

    8: Women of a Certain Age

    On today's episode Amy confronts one of her biggest fears: getting older. Along the way she chats with entrepreneur and the founder of Beauty Pie, Marcia Kilgore, on the merits of staying true to yourself above all else. Later, fashion legend Norma Kamali tells Amy why she plans to live to 120, and lets her in on a few secrets she's picked up along her 75 years.
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    Learn more about Marcia Kilgore and check out her latest venture, Beauty Pie, by clicking here -> https://www.beautypie.com
    And you can shop Norma Kamali's latest collection, as well as grab a copy of her book, by visiting her website -> https://normakamali.com
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    FURTHER READING:
    https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/dec/30/women-and-ageing-ive-developed-the-courage-to-live-my-own-truth-picture-essay
    https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/aging-woman-s-secret-power-data-proves-it-ncna1231616
    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/global_20160825_happiness_stress_age.pdf
    https://www.aarp.org/work/employers/info-2019/americans-working-past-65.html
    https://normakamali.com/pages/about
    https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/09/8403010/car-accident-dream-meaning-hustlers
    https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/lisa-607/what-other-people-think-of-you_b_9251558.html
    http://www.justiceinaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Older-Women-and-Poverty.pdf
    https://cheddar.com/media/norma-kamali-on-ending-female-objectification

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    • 46 min
    9: On Ability

    9: On Ability

    This week of Talking Body Amy is thinking about the body's abilities - in a performance-obsessed world, what does it mean for our self image to be tied to what we can and can't do? Along the way she speaks to Paralympian and Dancing with the Stars alum Amy Purdy and the founder of Girls Gone Strong =, Molly Galbraith, to learn more about their experiences.
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    Keep up with Amy Purdy by following her on Instagram -> https://www.instagram.com/amypurdygurl/
    And you can check out Molly Galbraith over at Girls Gone Strong -> https://www.girlsgonestrong.com
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    FURTHER READING:
    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/symptoms-causes/syc-20353439
    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hashimotos-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20351855
    https://www.girlsgonestrong.com
    https://www.boia.org/blog/disability-statistics-in-the-united-states
    https://invisibledisabilities.org/what-is-an-invisible-disability/
    https://www.ted.com/talks/aimee_mullins_my_12_pairs_of_legs?language=en
    https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/infographic-disability-impacts-all.html
    https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/disability-strategies.html#UniversalDesign
    https://www.invisibledisabilityproject.org

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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Tina Mitchell (FPO) ,

I Love Amy

I heard Amy speak at the Rise Conference in Toronto and she blew me away when she spoke about her own issues with appearance and weight. She shared so many things that I connected with on so many levels. I couldn’t wait to listen to her podcast. It’s amazing.

kmbNina ,

Smart viewpoint

It’s so nice to hear a smart viewpoint on this issue. As someone who comes from a predominantly female family, I can personally and indirectly relate to all the things discussed here. I appreciate the knowledge not only to help me do better for myself, but to be a part of changing the narrative!

Edwena Kennedy ,

Thank for this!

I can’t express how well done this podcast is and how NEEDED these conversations are. You are such an inspiration Amy. Thanks for all your work - you are changing lives.

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