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The Body Image Story continues today with Part 5 where I’m diving into a complicated history with clothing. I talk about the challenges of shopping for a larger body, the fear of having tags show, crying in the bathroom at age 12 trying on bathing suits, the triple layered tank tops that were tough to […]

Episode 176 – My Body Image Story, Part 5

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I wish I remember where I picked up this quote, but these words were everything I held onto while I was in the depth of recovery: “The trees in Winter are bare, but they are not dead.Spring can come in an instant.” Spring has sprung, in a sense, and it has brought such a new […]

Episode 173 – Coming Back to Life After a Challenging Season

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This is almost a part two to the previous episode, where I shared the curveball story of my knee injury a few months ago. Since then, it’s been a rollercoaster of ups and downs, all the while waiting for “normal me” to knock on my door and tell me she’s taking over. Enter the realization: […]

Episode 171 – Not Waiting For Normal

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Can’t a girl roll down a hill on a beautiful sunny day without rupturing a tendon in her knee?! The answer is no. Apparently the tendon had to GTFO and my Summer had to fold in on itself sending a major curveball through everything in my life that I thought I could control. Curveball is […]

Episode 170 – Curveball

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I went back and forth a hundred times about posting this fairly short episode today, after having such a profound experience this morning  It is the epitome of first world problems. And it’s likely going to be a difficult listen for those with a different view on the mask mandates lifting here in Canada. I […]

Episode 166 – Evoking an Emotional Release

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The Body Image Story continues today with Part 4 where I’m talking about my resistance to the concept of body acceptance. I talk about mourning past and future versions of me, redefining what health means to me, re-emerging after the pandemic in a bigger body, and how I’m only now starting to find out what […]

Episode 165 – My Body Image Story, Part 4

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In this episode I share some of the big takeaways from spending 4.5 hours in a psychedelic mushroom trip, and how the experience changed my life in a profound way. It’s a very candid and honest retelling of some of the abstract things I saw and realized. (I even read some of the words I […]

Episode 156 – What Does It Mean To Be Grounded? Part 2

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Are you here because you want to hear about how I took shrooms in a yurt? It’s just one part of a muuuuch larger story, and it starts here.  In this episode I’m opening up about my search for outside the box tools to “seal in” my journey towards self-love from the inside out. (If […]

Episode 155 – What Does It Mean To Be Grounded? Part 1

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**Trigger warning for this episode: mentions of dieting, weight loss, disordered eating, calorie restriction, exercise addiction, and fat phobia** In the first two parts of this series, I shared my story of collecting thoughts, beliefs, and experiences that were centered around an obsession to find myself in a smaller body. In part three, I’m opening […]

Episode 154 – My Body Image Story, Part 3

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**Trigger warning for this episode: mentions of dieting, weight loss, disordered eating, calorie restriction, exercise addiction, and fat phobia** Gaining weight, losing weight, starting a business, getting married, having children… the next part of the story has its ups and downs, and it’ll take you up to the point where I realized I was ready […]

Episode 151 – My Body Image Story, Part 2

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**Trigger warning for this episode: mentions of dieting, weight loss, disordered eating, calorie restriction, exercise addiction, and fat phobia**  In March of 2020, I broke up with diet culture once and for all. I was coming off of a 15 year obsession with restrictive dieting, although I didn’t see it like that at the time. […]

Episode 150 – My Body Image Story, Part 1

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Took a break, did a ton of work on myself, and lived to tell the tale. Here’s what’s been going on behind the scenes for the last few weeks, while I worked to reframe some old thought patterns that are no longer in service of the life and business I’m trying to build.  LISTEN ON […]

Episode 148 – Tension in Old Thought Patterns

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Come for the tips on establishing a personal development routine, stay for the stream-of-consciousness ramble about sleazy sales tactics, minimalism, and Canadian tiktokkers. I’m elaborating on the “weekly intention” that I’ve talked about in previous episodes but never in depth. From how I fit it into my calendar, to the types of questions I ask […]

Episode 146 – I Do This Every Week

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Picture this episode like a sandwich, where the bread pieces are mildly interesting conversations about finding your purpose in the career that you choose, and the meats and cheeses in the middle are stories about the weird jobs that I’ve had since before high school. The mustard is the part where I realize I might […]

Episode 141 – Career Day

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NOTE: If you can’t stand the sound of someone sniffling and crying into a professional podcast mic, this one isn’t for you, because we get real together FAST in this episode.  I’m opening up a piece of my heart to talk about how to find the authority in your voice and your value when you’ve […]

Episode 139 – Losing and Finding Your Voice (Let’s Just Talk)

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