Confronting Our Obsession with Thinness with Body Love Coach Holly Toronto - Episode 002
In episode 2 of The Daring Kind, host Nicole Hernandez talks with Body Love Coach Holly Toronto about unraveling our obsession with thinness and diet culture. If you’ve ever struggled with loving your body, this episode will be provide an opening to change.
WHAT WE COVER:
When the Elimination Diet doesn’t work.
The backhanded compliments we are programmed to love.
When food restriction causes anxiety and stress.
How women are programmed to bond around thinness.
The issue with making thinness our self-worth.
The place we spend the most time is where we are most likely to confront diet culture.
How we hide behind “clean eating” and being impeccable with our workouts.
The genius money making scheme that is the diet industry.
The biology and psychology of food restriction.
The power of unconditional permission to eat.
How to confronting research that says we should eat sugar and carbs.
When we hide because we aren’t thin enough and how do we change this.
Takeaways for starting the body love journey.
YOUR DARE OF THE WEEK:
Make a list of all the food you don’t let yourself eat because they are “bad” and just try one! Notice how you feel when you give yourself permission.
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE:
ABOUT HOLLY TORONTO:
As a Certified Health Coach with a specialty in body image, Holly Toronto supports women and men in finding freedom from body shame and food fixation. She uses a non-diet, pro-self care approach that focuses on cultivating a peaceful relationship to the body and food, while avoiding deprivation, restriction, guilt or shame. From this place, her clients are able to make empowered decisions for their health, feel amazing in their bodies and live the life they desire.
Holly has extensively trained in the Transformational Coaching Method through Health Coach Institute. She works with private clients, groups and runs online courses. She also leads workshops, classes and participates in panels discussing body positivity and self-love.