Belonging to your body

Today I’m talking about the importance of finding a sense of belonging in your body in a society that may not love and support the type of body you have in the way it deserves to be seen. This is a tender episode about how sometimes we can engage in unhealthy or harmful treatment of our bodies because we’re trying to fulfill this need for belonging in a society that only leaves space for a select few.

“I think that’s a big part of belonging: to love and accept ourselves no matter where we are in our health journeys, no matter where we are in our size.”


  • I mentioned Sarah Jenks – a friend who led the Live Free Retreat

Some of my favorite body-positive Instagram accounts:


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I would love to hear from you!

What do you love about your body? What do you appreciate about what your body has done for you?


Credit for the phrase “be a good ancestor” goes to Arianna of Quw’utsun’ Made

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