Body positive psychologist Glenn Mackintosh interviews Director of “Embrace” & Founder of the Body Image Movement, Taryn Brumfitt. In Part 3 of this 3 Part Series, Taryn and Glenn discuss:
✔︎ How EMBRACING has nothing to do with weight.
✔︎ Losing weight in a loving way.
✔︎ One thing to keep mindful of when making food choices.
✔︎ That loving yourself feels BETTER than weight loss.
✔︎ What to focus on if you DON’T focus on the scales.
✔︎ How to stop trying to control your body (relax, your body’s got you!)
✔︎ Glenn’s favourite tip to create trust in your body.
✔︎ That Taryn NEVER has bad body-image days (really!)
✔︎ How we deal with “sh*t” days (because we DO have them!)
✔︎ How fit-bits and calorie trackers disconnect us from bodies.
✔︎ How to find movement you love (hellooo dancing in PJs)!
✔︎ Accepting your body (when others around you don’t).
✔︎ Creating space for elevated conversations around bodies.
✔︎ How to make body positive pacts with your girl group!
✔︎ Dealing with grandparents fat shaming your kids.
✔︎ Finding body positive health professionals (there are more out there than ever!)
✔︎ Taryn’s advice for people who feel weight is stopping them finding a partner.
✔︎ How Taryn’s book covers important girl stuff we didn’t have time for
If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part 1 where Taryn shares her personal journey (and how you can embrace body positivity too!) and Part 2 where we talk through some brilliant body-image “how tos” and discuss co-creating the body positive community together!