[SPECIAL SESSION] The Healing Powers of Animals with Shannon Kopp
Nov
24
2:00 PM14:00

[SPECIAL SESSION] The Healing Powers of Animals with Shannon Kopp

[2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT]

It's no doubt that animals are [wo]man's best friend.  For Shannon Kopp, author of Pound for Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life, animals were the key to her healing. Seeing firsthand the immense power of the paw, Shannon started the nonprofit SoulPaws to offer holistic and therapeutic support for sufferers of eating disorders while celebrating the healing power of animals and rescuing animals in need.

Bring your furry friend, because in this interview we do a mini SoulPaws workshop

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[Day 10] Create the Life You Desire Starting NOW with Katie Dalebout
Nov
22
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 10] Create the Life You Desire Starting NOW with Katie Dalebout

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

Katie Dalebout is living proof about the healing power of journaling and tapping into your intuition. She’s now the host of the Let It Out podcast and the author of Let It Out: A Journey Through Journaling; but just a short time ago, Katie was trying desperately to fit into society’s standards of “healthy”.

Find out how journaling helped her heal, the power of intuition, and how to manifest your dreams into reality in this practical interview.

 

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[Day 10] How to Respect and Love Our Bodies Unconditionally with Dianne Bondy, E-RYT
Nov
22
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 10] How to Respect and Love Our Bodies Unconditionally with Dianne Bondy, E-RYT

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

If you told Dianne ten years ago that she would leave behind her high-stress corporate job to become a yoga instructor and body positive activist, she would not have believed you. She now channels that energy into spreading the message that every BODY, regardless of skin color, size, or ability level, can do yoga.

In this interview, Dianne tells us how to overcome the negative messages about our bodies that we receive from mainstream media as well how to respect and love our bodies unconditionally.
 

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[Day 10] The Adventure to Self-Love and Acceptance with Shannon Kaiser
Nov
22
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 10] The Adventure to Self-Love and Acceptance with Shannon Kaiser

[12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT]

Depression and pain around her relationship to food and body are very much a part of Shannon Kaiser’s past. She knows firsthand what it feels like to struggle and feel hopeless.

However, she discovered how to make peace with her body and her relationship to food and has found true, lasting happiness. As the author of multiple books including the Self Love Experiment, Shannon dives into practical ways cultivate the self-love and acceptance we all want.

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[Day 9] Working with, Not Against your Metabolism with Erica Drewry, RD
Nov
21
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 9] Working with, Not Against your Metabolism with Erica Drewry, RD

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

Metabolism is a hot topic. You can’t open a magazine without seeing some information on why and how you need to speed your metabolism up. However, the information may be misleading. Thankfully, we have registered dietitian Erica Drewry to debunk the metabolism myths.

Erica talks about the common beliefs around metabolism and sheds light onto why the media way be misguiding you when it comes to metabolism. She talks about biologically appropriate weight, why food variety is so important, effects of undereating on metabolism, why your mindset around food matters, and why increasing your food intake may not always lead to weight gain.

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[Day 9] "How Can I Ever Love This Body?" with Rebecca Scritchfield, RD
Nov
21
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 9] "How Can I Ever Love This Body?" with Rebecca Scritchfield, RD

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

As a former perfectionist and chronic dieter, Rebecca Scritchfield knows how foreign body acceptance can feel. Yet, she found a way to truly accept her body - and she can help you do the same.

Rebecca is the author of Body Kindness: Transform Your Life From The Inside Out--and Never Say Diet Again. In her inspiring interview, she shares how to create necessary boundaries, take action against body talk when needed, how to treat yourself with compassion rather than shame, and more.

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Books by Rebecca Scritchfield, RD:

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[Day 9] Why Diets Don’t Work + The Program That Actually Does with Evelyn Tribole, RD
Nov
21
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 9] Why Diets Don’t Work + The Program That Actually Does with Evelyn Tribole, RD

[12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT]

Does the thought of eating whatever you want, whenever you want sound crazy (yet maybe a little awesome)? Evelyn Tribole says you can. Along with Elyse Resch, Evelyn is the author of the innovative book Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works as well as the companion workbook.

In this practical interview, Evelyn will speak on the basic principles of intuitive eating including tools to identify hunger, how to change your mindset around food, and the paradox of permission, and why dieting is the gateway to binge eating. Learn how to finally break free from diet culture and embrace the freedom of intuitive eating.

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[Day 8] How To Rise Up From Diet Rock Bottom and Find Love with Kelsey Miller
Nov
20
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 8] How To Rise Up From Diet Rock Bottom and Find Love with Kelsey Miller

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

While doing her “warrior runner” workout in the woods, Kelsey Miller had an epiphany. Huffing and puffing, Kelsey hit diet rock bottom. She was at a crossroads - either continue living a miserable existence, or make major changes.

She chose to make the hard changes. As the author of Big Girl: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life and the creator of the Anti-Diet Project column on Refinery29, Kelsey has certainly come far since hitting rock bottom. In her candid interview, she talks about important topic like PCOS, why you can eat intuitively even if you have health issues, how to let love in, intuitive exercise, weddings, and more.

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[Day 8] Attachment Styles and Our Ability to Make Deep Connections with Sharon Zimbler, LMFT
Nov
20
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 8] Attachment Styles and Our Ability to Make Deep Connections with Sharon Zimbler, LMFT

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

What's your attachment style? We all have one and it actually has a lot to do with the parenting we received very early in life. However, all hope is not lost if you didn't get the nurturing and attention you needed from your caretakers.

In this interview, Sharon Zimbler, MFT the Executive Director and and Nancy Staycer, LCSW the Clinical Director of residential treatment center Montecatini in Carlsbad, CA talk about Attachment Theory and how to connect with others through healthy and safe attachments later in life.

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[Day 8] Attachment Styles and Our Ability to Make Deep Connections with Nancy Staycer, LCSW
Nov
20
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 8] Attachment Styles and Our Ability to Make Deep Connections with Nancy Staycer, LCSW

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

What's your attachment style? We all have one and it actually has a lot to do with the parenting we received very early in life. However, all hope is not lost if you didn't get the nurturing and attention you needed from your caretakers.

In this interview, Sharon Zimbler, MFT the Executive Director and and Nancy Staycer, LCSW the Clinical Director of residential treatment center Montecatini in Carlsbad, CA talk about Attachment Theory and how to connect with others through healthy and safe attachments later in life.

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[Day 8] Let's Talk About Sex....and Emotional Eating with Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW
Nov
20
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 8] Let's Talk About Sex....and Emotional Eating with Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW

[12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT]

Is there a connection between emotional eating and sexuality? You bet there is! Mary Anne Cohen, the women who coined the word "emotional eating" decades ago has a vast amount of professional experience helping people go into the more taboo, restricted areas of their sexuality in order to gain better insight into their patterns of emotional eating.

This interview, is sure to bring to light some of the darker issues of sexuality that are essential to seeing if you want to fully express yourself in and out of the bedroom.  

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[Day 7] Why Finding Life Beyond Food Is Possible (and Awesome) with Angela Gulner
Nov
19
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 7] Why Finding Life Beyond Food Is Possible (and Awesome) with Angela Gulner

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

Angela Gulner is thriving now as an actress and writer/producer of BINGE, but not long ago she was stuck in a terrible cycle of disordered eating and bingeing. Her life wasn’t her own; she was a prisoner of her mind and obsession with food.

Angela now has flexibility in her life and relationship to food she never thought was possible years ago. In this candid interview she reveals how she got to this place, how she gets past creative blocks, and gives tips on how to survive the holiday season.

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[Day 7] Live More Confidently and Fully with Dana Falsetti
Nov
19
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 7] Live More Confidently and Fully with Dana Falsetti

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

Dana Falsetti is the amazing woman behind the Instagram account @nolatrees. Though she is now a radiant body-positive activist, she wasn’t always accepting of her size and appearance.

Just years ago, Dana set her mind to losing a significant amount of weight. A year into her dieting, gym-going frenzy, weight-obsessed lifestyle, she had lost the weight. Yet, Dana didn’t feel any internal change. Dana takes you through the story of how yoga changed her life, the life changing power of self awareness, and how she finally found the internal change she was always searching for.

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[Day 7] The Brain Science Behind Binge Eating with Kari Anderson, DBH
Nov
19
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 7] The Brain Science Behind Binge Eating with Kari Anderson, DBH

[12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT]

It can be extremely refreshing to learn that your brain has a lot to do with why you reach to food uncontrollably. Dr. Kari Anderson has personal experience with the binge beast and has dedicated her professional life to researching the best methods to tame it and helping women implement these methods into their daily life as Executive Director of Green Mountain at Fox Run, a healing retreat center for binge and emotional eating.

In this interview, Kari draws back the curtain to the inner workings of the brain and it's role in bingeing and gives concrete practices to implement in your daily life to make it a safe space.

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[Day 6] Spirituality and the Importance of Tending to the Soul with Carolyn Costin, MFT
Nov
18
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 6] Spirituality and the Importance of Tending to the Soul with Carolyn Costin, MFT

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

 Carolyn Costin, MFT 

Wouldn't it be beautiful if we could be seen for our souls not our bodies? Yet we spend so much time focusing on our bodies instead of tending to our souls. Carolyn Costin, MFT is a world-renowned speaker and teacher in the field of eating disorders that uses the combination of science and spirituality in her treatment approach, yielding remarkable long-lasting results.

In this interview, Carolyn talks about the importance of a spiritual practice and how it can bring you greater acceptance and forgiveness and ultimately, deeper healing.

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Books by Carolyn Costin, MFT

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[Day 6] Deciphering the Hidden Messages in Your Hunger with Anita Johnston, PhD
Nov
18
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 6] Deciphering the Hidden Messages in Your Hunger with Anita Johnston, PhD

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT] 

Is it really about the food? According to Dr. Anita Johnston, it isn't. From decades of work with women who struggle with food and body issues, she has found that the foods we reach towards have a specific message encoded in them.

This is what she calls the "Hunger Code" and in this interview Anita explains how we can crack it in order to have a better understanding of the hidden meanings in our food choices.

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[Day 6] Willpower Isn’t Enough: How to Stop Binge Eating for Good Using the 9 Dimensions of Wellness with Marissa Sappho, LCSW
Nov
18
2:00 PM14:00

[Day 6] Willpower Isn’t Enough: How to Stop Binge Eating for Good Using the 9 Dimensions of Wellness with Marissa Sappho, LCSW

[2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT]

The cycle of binge eating can seem so hopeless and out of control. You’ve tried to stop, but your efforts never last. You’re in so deep, you can’t imagine that there could be a way out of this horrible cycle.

Marissa Sappho, Founder of Aurora Behavioral Health a treatment center for binge eating in New York City can bring you hope. She explains the nine dimensions of wellness and why bingeing is about more than just food. Learn how to balance your life in all areas and come away with newfound hope and a plan that actually works in this encouraging interview.

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[Day 6] Honoring Your Authentic Introverted Self with Meghan Kacmarcik, RD
Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 6] Honoring Your Authentic Introverted Self with Meghan Kacmarcik, RD

[12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT]

Calling all introverts! Do you ever feel like something is wrong with you? Like you need to get out more like all the cool kids. Well Meghan Kacmarcik, RD felt the same, but in her own healing journey with food has come to find a deeper self-acceptance to her comfy couch loving ways.

In this interview, she shares how owning her introversion changed her life. As the Founder of New Moon Nutrition, she also talks about how the moon can be a beautiful symbol for the process of changing your relationship to food and body.

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[Day 5] How to Set Boundaries and Strengthen Your Personal Power with Rosie Molinary
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 5] How to Set Boundaries and Strengthen Your Personal Power with Rosie Molinary

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

Self acceptance is a journey. But sometimes, you need a tour guide. Rosie Molinary, author of Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance is here to help you get on the path to your own journey.

In this dynamic interview, Rosie talks about human worth, exactly how to set boundaries, how to handle body comments, and her ingenious view of the concept “imperfect”. You’ll walk away from this interview with a whole new outlook on who you are and what really matters in life.

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[Day 5] Why You Feel Crazy Around Food and How to Stop with Isabel Foxen Duke
Nov
17
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 5] Why You Feel Crazy Around Food and How to Stop with Isabel Foxen Duke

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

“Stop feeling crazy around food.” That sounds amazing, right? Isabel Foxen Duke knows what it feels like to feel crazy around food. She was once that scale weighing, point counting, tunic wearing girl.

But not anymore! Now, Isabel has devoted her life to helping other women stop feeling crazy around food. She explains why you feel crazy around food, why you aren’t alone, and how you can once and for all stop feeling crazy around food.

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[Day 5] Perfectionism: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly with Dr. Colleen Reichmann
Nov
17
2:00 PM14:00

[Day 5] Perfectionism: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly with Dr. Colleen Reichmann

[2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT]

Perfectionism is a big risk factor in food and body issues. Wanting to flawlessly execute the diet and shape the body to look an exact way can lead to controlling and obsessive behavior. It is often seen as the culprit and a necessary part of self to be worked on if wanting to repair one's relationship to food and body. But is there a healthy expression of perfectionism?

In this interview, Dr. Colleen Reichmann talks about ways perfectionism can be adaptive (positive) and maladaptive (negative) and how to use it's energy constructively.

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[Day 5] Why You Can’t Have Body Positivity Without Feminism with Melissa Fabello
Nov
17
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 5] Why You Can’t Have Body Positivity Without Feminism with Melissa Fabello

[12:00am ET / 9:00 am PT]

Melissa Fabello just may change everything you thought you knew about feminism and the beauty industry. As a feminist writer, speaker, and educator she’s well informed about issues related to body politics and beauty culture.

Melissa explains the impact of the beauty industry, why your health isn’t anyone’s business, and how feminism ties into all of this. Come away with a new perspective on capitalism, body politics, and ideas for how to navigate this complicated subject matter.

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[Day 4] “It All Makes Sense Now”: The Advantages of Understanding Internal Family Systems with Betsy Thurston, RD
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 4] “It All Makes Sense Now”: The Advantages of Understanding Internal Family Systems with Betsy Thurston, RD

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

Betsy Thurston, MHP, RD, has helped countless people end their struggle with binge eating. Through all this work, she’s learned that it’s about so much more than the food.

In this heartfelt interview, Betsy speaks on the amazing realizations internal family systems work can bring, how your subconscious mind rules the show, grief, why “little trauma” shouldn’t be overlooked, and how to uncover your own self sabotage. Get ready to let down your vulnerability guard, because Betsy has actionable steps for you to dig deep into your own innermost parts.

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[Day 4] How to Bring Self-Compassion Into Your Daily Life with Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD
Nov
16
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 4] How to Bring Self-Compassion Into Your Daily Life with Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT] 

Self compassion is a buzzword you may hear used a lot, but what are practical ways to begin working it into your life?

Ann Saffi Biasetti shares the compelling research behind the benefits of self compassion and gives steps to incorporate self compassion into your life in a concrete way. Let Ann walk you through the basics of self compassion and begin seeing it change your life in this encouraging and practical interview.

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[Day 4] “I’m Not Good Enough”: Exploring Your Limiting Beliefs and Changing The Narrative of Your Life with Leora Fulvio, LMFT
Nov
16
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 4] “I’m Not Good Enough”: Exploring Your Limiting Beliefs and Changing The Narrative of Your Life with Leora Fulvio, LMFT

[12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT] 

At your funeral, do you really want people to talk about how you looked, or how thin you were? Binge eating expert, Leora Fulvio, LMFT challenges you to really consider this.

Leora goes deep and asks the tough questions about what is lying underneath the desire to look a certain way. Explore your limiting beliefs and learn ways to challenge them in order to begin to truly start living a life you love.

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[Day 3] Letting Go of the Number: How to Retrain Your Brain with Eliza Kingsford, LPC
Nov
15
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 3] Letting Go of the Number: How to Retrain Your Brain with Eliza Kingsford, LPC

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

Is it really all about the number on the scale? What do we think that number will bring us? These are the hard questions Eliza Kingsford wants us to ask ourselves.

Eliza shares how we can retrain our brains and become the person we’ve always longed to be without obsessing about numbers. Her practical advice and down to earth explanations will help you identify what you’re really searching for and how to take actionable steps to get there.

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[Day 3]  "Why Do I Keep Chasing Goals, But I Never Feel Fulfilled?”: How to Finally Beat the Achievement Trap with Brandilyn Tebo
Nov
15
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 3] "Why Do I Keep Chasing Goals, But I Never Feel Fulfilled?”: How to Finally Beat the Achievement Trap with Brandilyn Tebo

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

From a young age, we’re fed the message that success and achievements give us our worth. Do your best in school, get good grades, get into the best college possible, land the highest paying job you can, achieve more, get more...it never seems to end.

Brandilyn Tebo calls this phenomena the achievement trap. We’re always searching for more, but we never feel fulfilled. Discover how you stop being a victim of the achievement trap and finally get to a healthy mindset around success without giving up the idea of goals completely.

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[Day 3] Overcoming Superwoman Syndrome with Lisa Lewtan
Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

[Day 3] Overcoming Superwoman Syndrome with Lisa Lewtan

[12:00pm ET/ 9:00am PT]

When someone asks how you are, do you always reply with, “busy!” Lisa Lewtan used to be that woman - until she finally had a terrifying breakdown that landed her in the hospital and changed everything.

Author of the book, Busy, Stressed, and Food Obsessed! Calm Down, Ditch Your Inner-Critic Bitch, and Finally Figure Out What Your Body Needs to Thrive, Lisa gives actionable tips for how you can overcome the “superwoman syndrome” that’s overtaking our culture.

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[Day 2] Tap Into the Healing Power of Chakras with Anastasia Nevin, MS, RD, RYT
Nov
14
8:00 PM20:00

[Day 2] Tap Into the Healing Power of Chakras with Anastasia Nevin, MS, RD, RYT

[8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT]

As a nutrition therapist, ayurveda practitioner, and yoga instructor, Anastasia Nevin knows all about ancient eastern traditions of healing.

Are you ever curious about the different energy chakras in the body and how they interact with each other and impact your life? Anastasia shares the basics of chakras in a very down to earth, understandable way. From beginner to experienced yogi, you’ll enjoy hearing Anastasia speak on the highly significant topic of chakras and how they relate to your deeper healing and overall wellness.

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[Day 2] Soul Food: An Astrologer Explains the Link Between the Moon, Food and Our Emotions with Anne Ortelee
Nov
14
4:00 PM16:00

[Day 2] Soul Food: An Astrologer Explains the Link Between the Moon, Food and Our Emotions with Anne Ortelee

[4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT]

Astrology: just a silly horoscope? Not so. Looking at the stars can help you understand the story and trajectory of your life. 

One important aspect of astrology is the Moon. The Moon has long been associated with feminine energy, symbolizing our emotions and the ways in which we feel nurtured. In this introspective interview, Anne Ortelee gives a beginner-friendly intro to astrology and breaks down the different moon signs and what makes them unique. 

As a Certified Level 3 Astrologer by the NCGR, AFA, and internationally certified by the International Society for Astrological Research, Anne is the best of the best. Anne is also the host of the popular podcast, Anne Ortelee’s Weekly Weather, where she discusses planetary energy for the upcoming week.

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