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Real talk on how to stop binge and emotional eating, make peace with food and thrive in a body you love with Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Jessi Jean. Join Jessi each week in this powerful, down-to-earth and entertaining show focused on helping you evolve your mind and regain control around food.

The Dear Body Podcast Jessi Jean

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Real talk on how to stop binge and emotional eating, make peace with food and thrive in a body you love with Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Jessi Jean. Join Jessi each week in this powerful, down-to-earth and entertaining show focused on helping you evolve your mind and regain control around food.

    091 - Breaking Free From Unrealistic Beauty Standards With @AlexLight_Ldn

    091 - Breaking Free From Unrealistic Beauty Standards With @AlexLight_Ldn

    In this episode:

    In this episode I am joined by body confidence & self-acceptance influencer, Alex Light. She is truly helping women break down all the messages that society has pushed on us making us believe in an unrealistic beauty standard. Alex shares her struggle with food and body as well as her top tips to breaking free from diet culture. We dig into some tough questions like, “Is it okay to be anti diet culture and still want to lose weight?” This episode will open your eyes and your heart, I hope you find it encouraging!
     
    Time stamps:
    3:00- Alex shares how she got into the body confidence space
    4:15- Alex shares how she was struggling with food and body behind the scenes 
    5:20- How isolating eating disorders and body image struggles can be, it can feel like a toxic secret best friend
    9:00- The skewed perspective that social media creates
    10:30- Top tips for breaking free from diet culture 
    13:00- Alex shares how part of her healing journey was gaining weight and how she was able to navigate this 
    16:30- Jessi and Alex both share how they felt like they would just endlessly gain weight but how that's not actually what happened
    19:00- How food starts to lose its magic and allure after you give yourself permission to eat
    20:00- Pop culture and unrealistic beauty standards
    26:00- What other industry would we buy into that offers a 5% success rate?
    29:30- What to do when others are commenting on you and your body?
    34:00- Setting boundaries and what that looks like in Alex’s life
    35:00- Is it ok to be anti diet culture and want to lose weight? Where is the line?



    Links:
     
    Alex’s Instagram
    Alex’s Podcast
     
    Books Alex Recommends:
    Body Posi Power
    Just Eat it By Laura Thomas
    My body is not an apology by Sonya 
     
    Join me in the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge where I will guide you through a powerful 6 minute meditation every morning M-F that will set your day up for success.
     
    Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again!
     
    You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

    • 44 min
    090 - Holiday How-To Ep. 5 - Navigate Food Pushers + Alcohol

    090 - Holiday How-To Ep. 5 - Navigate Food Pushers + Alcohol

    When you attend a Holiday party have you ever had anyone say, “Come on try it, you have to try this special cookie!”, “I made this JUST for you, just have one”, “It’s the Holiday season, live a little”? Let’s face it we all have, maybe WE have even done it to someone. In this episode, Jessi dives into how we can navigate food pushers with confidence. You will learn how to stop people pleasing and how to unapologetically honor yourself/your choices. She also unpacks how to navigate alcohol without feeling out of control. This is the confidence boost you need before your next gathering! Reminder if you haven’t got a free copy of the Food Freedom Holiday Guide, join the Rise With Me Morning Routine today!
    Stay tuned for the next episode: How To Bounce Back From A Binge 
    Links:
    Get your FREE Food Freedom Holiday Guide here!
    Join me in the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge where I will guide you through a powerful 6 minute meditation every morning M-F that will set your day up for success.
    Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again!
    You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

    • 34 min
    089 - Fitness, Reality Tv + Unshakeable Confidence With @jenniferwestofficial

    089 - Fitness, Reality Tv + Unshakeable Confidence With @jenniferwestofficial

    Have you ever been around someone who has this unshakeable confidence and wondered how you can bottle up some of that for yourself? Me too! Today, Jenny West joins us and everyone needs a bit of her energy. Jenny shares how she got to this confident place, started embracing her body and how she works out to be strong and able. You’ll learn Jenny’s top tips for cultivating confidence, the powerful mindset shift she had in appreciating her body and the ‘aha’ moment where she started sharing more vulnerable posts on social media. You’ll also get an inside look at what reality tv is like and her journey on MTV’s The Challenge, which she won! 
     
    In this episode:
    -2:30 Jenny shares what her upbringing was like and when she first became aware of her body 
    -5:15 Jenny shares how the older she gets the less cares! You’re never going to please everyone
    -6:45 Jenny shares how she was always quite muscle-y and how this has worn her confidence down until recently when she started embracing it 
    -7:00 A powerful mindset to see your body as capable, strong and able
    -10:00 You’re never going to please everyone so why not just embrace what you’ve got going on!
    -11:00 How incredible the human body is and what a beautiful gift it is
    -12:00 Jenny shares how she first got into fitness to change her body but quickly became addicted to the way weights and working out made her feel.
    -12:45 Working out is for your mental health & to ensure you live a long life
    -13:30 What diet culture is and the difference between it and healthy living
    -14:15 Switch from how you’re looking to how you FEEL
    -16:00 How Jenny got into reality tv and her experience winning MTV’s the challenge
    -20:00 You are always capable of more than you think, you have another “gear” that you may not know about just yet
    -26:00 Jenny shares the ‘aha’ moment when she started sharing more vulnerable posts on social media
    -28:00 Jenny shares her TOP tips on how to cultivate more confidence
    -31:00 How important it is to have a solid group of friends that build you up
    -33:00 Jenny shares how to pursue fitness from a place of self love and respect rather than hatred



    Find more of Jenny:
    Jenny’s Instagram: @jenniferwestofficial
     
    Links:
    Join me in the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge where I will guide you through a powerful 6 minute meditation every morning M-F that will set your day up for success.
     
    Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again!

    You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

    • 39 min
    088 - Holiday How-To Ep. 4 - How To Respond To Food & Body Talk

    088 - Holiday How-To Ep. 4 - How To Respond To Food & Body Talk

    We’re back with another Holiday How To Episode and this one has been highly requested. Jessi guides us on how to respond to food & body talk. We’ve all had those family members who comment on our body + portion sizes, talk about their new diet or complain about their own body.. After this episode you will be fully confident + equipped to handle this situations. Don’t forget to join the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge to download the associated PDF guide!
    Links:
    Join me in the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge where I will guide you through a powerful 6 minute meditation every morning M-F that will set your day up for success.
    Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again!
    You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

    • 45 min
    087 - Body Liberation, Inclusivity + Diet Culture With Chrissy King

    087 - Body Liberation, Inclusivity + Diet Culture With Chrissy King

    In this episode, Jessi is joined by Chrissy King. Chrissy is a writer, speaker, strength coach, and educator with a passion for creating a diverse and inclusive wellness industry. She empowers individuals to stop shrinking, start taking up space, and use their energy to create their specific magic in the world. If you’ve ever felt like it's hard to follow the mainstream message of, “just love yourself”, this episode will encourage you and give you a new perspective on getting to a place where you respect + treat yourself with compassion. Chrissy shares the difference between body positivity, neutrality and liberation and how important it is to advocate for freedom for ALL people. Chrissy also empowers and educates us on amazing starting points when fighting racism. This episode is truly a must listen.
     
    In this episode:
    Chrissy shares what ignited her passion for body liberation Chrissy shares how she had to do difficult internal work to get to the place where she found freedom within her body Chrissy shares tips to experiencing freedom within your own body Always treat yourself with kindness & compassion regardless of where you are at in your journey Chrissy shares how she is now able to recognize and cope with society's beauty standards Chrissy explains why she isn’t a huge fan of body positivity as it stands today The message of “just love yourself” can be really discouraging, harmful and surface level Chrissy explains the difference of body positivity, neutrality + liberation Jessi shares how she went from body obsession to appreciating her body When we are looking at body liberation, we need to look at freedom for ALL people Jessi shares how she has been able to recognize her own privilege as a white thin women Chrissy shares how we can begin to breakdown societies flawed perception of her body How we can ensure that we are doing out part to make this a safe place for everybody and every body  Chrissy breaks down how racism operates on a spectrum and how it can show up Chrissy recommends that we first look at our own implicit bias in order to create a more diverse and inclusive industry  Chrissy shares how important it is to not comment on others bodies


    Find More Of Chrissy:
     
    Chrissy’s Website 
    Chrissy's Instagram: Iamchrissyking 
     
    Diversity & Inclusion 101 Webinar
     
    Recommended Books:
    Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
     
    Links:
    Join me in the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge where I will guide you through a powerful 6 minute meditation every morning M-F that will set your day up for success.
     
    Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again!
     
    You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

    • 41 min
    086 - Holiday How-To Ep. 3: Thrive Around Triggering People

    086 - Holiday How-To Ep. 3: Thrive Around Triggering People

    Are you nervous about being around triggering people or family members this holiday season? We all have those events, circumstances or people who can bring up painful emotions or memories. Jessi brings you through a powerful inner child meditation and shares 2 tangible techniques you can use to feel less anxious around triggering people this holiday season and far beyond that. If you want to thrive this season no matter what, give this a listen and join our free Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge!
     
    Links:
    Join me in the Rise With Me Morning Routine Challenge where I will guide you through a powerful 6 minute meditation every morning M-F that will set your day up for success.
    Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again!
    You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

    • 33 min

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