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Overcoming Diet Culture | Heather Creekmore's Journey to Self-Acceptance

Heather Creekmore joins us to delve into the intricate topic of body image and its profound impact on women, heightened by the pervasive influence of diet culture. Drawing from her personal journey, Heather shares her struggles with body image and how she found liberation from disordered eating patterns. She challenges the notion of exercise solely as a means for weight loss, advocating for joyful movement and finding pleasure in physical activity. Heather encourages listeners to adopt a more nuanced and intuitive approach to health, letting go of rigid black-and-white thinking to embrace holistic well-being.

In a vulnerable conversation with Christy and Meade, Heather further explores the pressures women face to conform to societal beauty standards, exacerbated by social media's influence. They discuss the importance of self-acceptance and the detrimental impact of media portrayal on young girls' body image. Heather shares insights from her books, 'Compared to Who?' and 'Aging Gratefully,' underscoring the significance of inner beauty and the freedom attained by shifting perspective. Tune in to gain valuable insights from Heather Creekmore's journey and her empowering perspective on body image, diet culture, and finding true freedom in Christ.

To learn more about Heather and the work she does you can find her at: and purchase her books here:

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