Episode 10: Making Belly Peace and Embodying the Divine with Ivy FeliciaBelly Love add
The Body Relationship Coach ™ Ivy Felicia joins me to talk about making peace with your belly (even if you don't love it), how a connection to the divine can help with body acceptance, and navigating body-blame when you have a chronic illness.
Episode 9: Postpartum Belly Changes and Eating Disorder Recovery with Carla KornBelly Love add
Psychotherapist Carla Korn joins me to talk about going through postpartum belly changes and shame, the non-linear path of body acceptance, and practical tips for working with critical belly thoughts.
Episode 8: Menopause and Belly Fat with Dr. Margo MaineBelly Love add
Clinical psychologist Dr. Margo Maine joins me to talk about how our culture's toxic focus on women's bellies is really about disempowerment and the health-supporting reasons behind gaining belly fat in menopause.
Episode 7: Diastasis Recti and Belly Acceptance with Ariana PritchettBelly Love add
Strategist and mom Ariana joins me to talk about what diastasis recti is, how to navigate recovery from it, and the importance of talking about pregnancy and birth-related body trauma.
Episode 6: Belly Dancing, Embodiment, and Menopause with Bronwyn SimonsBelly Love add
In this episode belly dancer and co-founder of the Vivid Menopause Program Bronwyn Simons joins me to talk about belly embodiment, the healing power of belly dancing, redefining sexy, and practical tips for navigating belly changes in menopause.
Episode 5: Living with (and Dressing) a Fat Belly in a Belly Judging World with Jes BakerBelly Love add
Body liberation author and speaker Jes Baker joins me to talk about: making bellies visible in plus-size fashion, dressing with a Visible Belly Outline (VBO), dealing with body judgment from other people, the difference between body positivity and body liberation, and the inherent vulnerability of our bellies.
Episode 4: Mistaking a Fat Belly for a Pregnant Belly with Hilary KinaveyBelly Love add
Licensed professional counselor and co-founder of Be Nourished Hilary Kinavey joins me to talk about how bellies are pathologized, connecting (or not) to our belly through our family lineage, being with the unknown of how your body will change, what to do when someone mistakes your fat belly for a pregnant belly, and how small-bellied allies can support bigger-bellied humans.
Episode 3: Belly Acceptance and Joyful Movement with Melissa TolerBelly Love add
Speaker, writer, and educator Melissa Toler joins me to talk about
reclaiming movement and fitness from diet culture, what the flat stomach ideal represents, redefining health beyond weight or muscle tone, and the non-linear path of body (and belly) acceptance.
Episode 2: My Belly Journey and How I'm Preparing for Postpartum Body Changes with Rachel ColeBelly Love add
Belly Love podcast host Rachel Cole shares her belly journey and what practices are supporting her in preparing for postpartum belly changes.
Episode 1: Belly Activism and the War on Stomachs with fat activist Marilyn WannBelly Love add
Legendary fat activist Marilyn Wann of Fat!So? joins me to talk about fat (belly) activism, taking down weight hierarchies, the problems with stomach amputation (a.k.a. gastric bypass surgery), and much more.