71 episodes

Theresa Melito-Conners, PhD (Dr. MC) is a self-care expert in the greater Boston area with a passion for helping others unlock the best possible version of themselves through the 10 domains of self-care and the sustainable routines you will build along the way.

These conversations with educators, healers & friends will help guide you on the road to self-care so that you can find your spotlight & put your health & well-being on center stage.

Dr. MC's Self-Care Cabaret Theresa Melito-Conners, PhD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Theresa Melito-Conners, PhD (Dr. MC) is a self-care expert in the greater Boston area with a passion for helping others unlock the best possible version of themselves through the 10 domains of self-care and the sustainable routines you will build along the way.

These conversations with educators, healers & friends will help guide you on the road to self-care so that you can find your spotlight & put your health & well-being on center stage.

    Body Grief, Fashion & Accessibility

    Body Grief, Fashion & Accessibility

    Body Grief, Fashion & Accessibility, oh my! Rockstar Bri Campos joins Dr. MC for this fantastic episode. You may recall Bri from her previous episode. Dr. MC and Bri had so much fun recording that episode that they wanted to take the combo to IG live. This is the final release from our Summer Instagram Live Series. Dr. MC and Bri chat about the realities of body grief and the process, fashion for plus-size folks, and accessib/ility. It is not to be missed. Bri is a licensed mental health counselor based in New Jersey. As a body image educator and […]

    • 36 min
    Pitfalls of the Wellness Industry

    Pitfalls of the Wellness Industry

    It is no secret that there are many pitfalls of the wellness industry. It can be incredibly toxic, exclusive, misguided, and downright dangerous. This $5.6 Trillion (and growing) industry is more concerned with making more money than health and well-being. Today’s episode is a conversion from our Summer Instagram Live Series with Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CEDS. Christy is a journalist, registered dietitian, and certified intuitive eating counselor. She’s the author of The Wellness Trap: Break Free from Diet Culture, Disinformation, and Dubious Diagnoses and Find Your True Well-Being (released in April 2023) and Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and […]

    • 36 min
    Ending Weight Stigma

    Ending Weight Stigma

    Ending weight stigma is beneficial for both individual and societal well-being. It promotes mental and physical health, fosters positive relationships, and contributes to a more just and inclusive society. Today’s episode is a conversion from our Summer Instagram Live Series with Becky Manley – founder of MEDA, the Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association. We discussed many important topics, such as ending weight stigma in children, tips for parents and teachers for body acceptance, body image in the Barbie movie, and more. Resources Episode Transcript Join us in making a positive impact by spreading the real meaning of Self-Care: Donate today!

    • 39 min
    F*ck Diet Culture

    F*ck Diet Culture

    Say it with me, f*ck diet culture! Diet culture is full of lies and keeps us feeling bad about our bodies as we try to fit a societal ideal of beauty. Diet culture does not promote a healthy relationship with food or exercise, and it can contribute to disordered eating, eating disorders, harmful thoughts and behaviors, mental health concerns, and more. Today’s episode is a conversion from our Summer Instagram Live Series with Dr. Alexis Conason. You might know her as @theantidietplan. Dr. Conason is a clinical psychologist and the author of The Diet Free Revolution. She also creates great […]

    • 38 min
    The Key to Mindful Eating

    The Key to Mindful Eating

    You have heard the term, but do you know the key to mindful eating? Is it just about paying attention to what you eat? In this exciting episode, Dr. MC & the Mindful Dietitian, Fiona Sutherland, discuss mindful eating and mindfulness. Fiona explains that understanding mindfulness and cultivating a practice of mindfulness is the first step. Fiona is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Director of The Mindful Dietitian, living and working in Wurundjeri Country (Naarm, Melbourne), with more than 20 years working in the areas of body image, eating disorders, body image, and sports nutrition. Fiona is committed to weight-inclusive […]

    • 53 min
    Body Liberation

    Body Liberation

    Body Liberation expert Patrilie Hernandez, MS, joins the podcast today. Dr. MC and Patrilie discuss important topics, such as the difference between body liberation and body positivity, advocating for your health and needs, and more. Patrilie emphasizes that “you are the expert of your own body.” This conversation is not to be missed. Patrilie Hernandez is a fat, multiracial, neuroatypical, queer femme of the Puerto Ricandiaspora. They have worked in the health and nutrition sector as an educator, advocate, and policy analyst for 15 years, shaping their understanding of how the pursuit of “health” seamlessly intersects with the built environment, […]

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

CLC_108 ,

Such important conversations

Dr. MC is having such important conversations to help people connect to all the ways they can center and prioritize self-care. So needed in our modern world!

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Self Care Cabaret

Such an important topic and Dr. MC brings great energy to it.

StevenMiletto ,

Information that is much needed

Great show! Helpful advice for dealing with the stresses of life.

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