Today’s episode is all about learning how to release the emotional ties that make us view our bodies from a place of fear, and how to replace that with love and acceptance. Lauren Geertsen of Empowered Sustenance is a body connection coach who’s done a ton of research and coaching to help women heal their relationship with food and body image.
In this conversation, we go deep on certain body practices and images that psychologically harm women, and how we can help our children start life with a much better relationship with their own bodies.
Such a worthy goal, and one I personally have a lot of experience with. Can’t wait to dive in!
Episode Highlights With Lauren Geertsen
- The invisible beliefs that are affecting women
- Body harming practices like cosmetic fillers and how they psychologically harm women
- The five strings of the invisible corset and how they affect your life (hint: fear is one of them)
- How to recognize the coercion at play from the beauty industry
- Ways to break the cycle of “I would be happier if I looked different”
- How to shift our internal questions to improve our lives
- The difference between affirmations and aff-for-mations
- New questions to ask yourself (e.g., why is it that I feel so comfortable in my body?)
- And more!
Resources We Mention
- Lauren Geertsen Website | Facebook | Instagram
- The Invisible Corset: Break Free from Beauty Culture and Embrace Your Radiant Self
- Gilead by Marilyn Robinson
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- EFT: How Tapping & Emotional Freedom Technique Work
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