Sep 21, 2018
How do you view your body and
how do you feel about it? My good friend Stephanie Dodier is back
in the podcast and we talk about body image, the stories we tell
ourselves about our bodies and making that huge shift in
perspective towards body neutrality.
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Topics Discussed in this Episode:
builds our food behavior
- How a
negative body image could lead to emotional eating
neutrality vs body positivity
to get to that place of body acceptance
fundamentals of Health at Every Size
reason why you can’t stick with the keto diet
of your food behavior as like the top of a funnel, and below that
are the things that fuel it. Not only the actual food, quality of
food and intake of sugar contribute to your food behavior but also
things like your thoughts, your mindset, your perspective, your
relationship with your body, how you value your body, your body
image, your story, your trauma, etc.
you shamed your body your whole life, not liking your body becomes
so deeply rooted in your subconscious that you can’t just suddenly
turn on a switch and start loving your body.
neutrality is about accepting the current state of your body
without judgment and using compassion to engage with your body,
like being grateful for it.
who struggle with body image also have this belief that they need
to be perfect. ‘Perfection’ is linked to low self-worth and low
you’ve been keto-ing hard and it still doesn’t work, maybe it’s
time for you to go beyond the food and look at your thoughts and
reconcile with your body.
- Release your expectations of losing weight when
doing keto. Instead, strive for health.
in front of a mirror and start engaging with your body. Observe
your thoughts and switch them from judgment to gratefulness. Be
in perspective the reason why you want to lose weight.
you reacquaint with your body, it’s going to feel uncomfortable,
but just ride the wave of your emotion.
at what drives your food behavior beyond food.
at your thoughts. Are your thoughts negative? Are they stressful?
Are they driving the behavior of stress eating?
at your mindset. Do you come from a place of lack or a place of
at your story around food. Were you drilled from a young age that a
woman has to suffer to be beautiful, that you to be on a diet, or
that you can’t eat too much in front of people? And how much are
you reacting to that until today?
As always, if you have any
questions, be on the lookout for the Keto Hot Seat call for
questions on Facebook and Instagram. Make sure your questions are
short, general, and that you haven’t heard the answer to them
“Obesity is not a disease.
Obesity is a symptom that your body is gaining or keeping fat on
for a reason. You don’t catch the virus of obesity or the bacteria
of obesity. You become obese because there’s something underneath
that drives that behavior of intaking too much
“At the end of the day, know
one thing, you will be successful when you come from a place of
love, not from a place of hatred or fear. So no matter what choice
you make, make a choice that's based on love towards yourself, not
fear or hatred.”
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Resources mentioned in the show:
Past episode mentioned:
More from Stephanie Dodier:
Claim Your Food Freedom
Beyond the Food Show
More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
The Fat Burning Female
Best Ketone Test Kit
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Test
The advice and opinions in
The Keto For Women show are intended for informational purposes
only and should not be taken as medical care or advice. Please
always consult your medical professional for your specific health