Join me in a great convo with registered dietitian Cassie Christopher as we chat about diet culture, emotional eating, and the courage to trust ourselves.
Cassie shares her personal journey and reveals how kindness, self-compassion, and awareness can help us break free from the damaging belief that we need to change in order to be accepted by others.
Cassie and I also discuss the challenges of finding non-diet health providers in a world dominated by weight loss advertisements, pharmaceuticals, and weight bias in the medical field.
Discover the four pillars of the Courage to Trust method and learn how calming the nervous system, embracing self-compassion, and recognizing the impact of trauma can help us liberate ourselves from the constraints of diet culture.
We can all use more self-compassion and this episode is a great place to start!
Cassie Christopher is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Workplace Wellness Consultant. She has a Master’s degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University and completed post-graduate corporate wellness training. Providing medical nutritional therapy both one-on-one and in groups, Cassie is the Founder of the Courage to Trust Method and specializes in helping individuals reconnect to their bodies’ innate goodness. Leveraging the nervous system and self-compassion to foster sustainable behavior change, Cassie helps people eat with joy instead of eating to seek joy. Cassie believes we’re all doing the best we can, and “bad habits” don’t equal brokenness, but rather a need for support. In her spare time, Cassie can be found at the beach with her husband and 4-year-old daughter, coffee in hand, in her hometown of Edmonds, WA
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- Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive– Dr. Kristin Neff
- (Human Giver Syndrome) Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny – Kate Manne
- Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle – Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski
- “We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.” ― Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection
- Cassie Christopher’s Audio Guide: https://cassiechristopher.net/stop-food-obsession/