35 minutes | May 5th 2020

Letting Go of Weight Loss Obsession with Anne

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Do you ever feel like you have to be skinny? Do you obsess over what boundaries to choose? Do often find yourself with too many boundaries? If so, this podcast will help. Anne and I will be talking about how to let go of weight loss obsession.

Things We Talked About:
  • How to let go of the idol of skinny
  • The dangers of seeing ourselves as “skinny”
  • The dangers of seeing ourselves as “fat”
  • Why we need to stop seeing ourselves as one-dimensional
  • A helpful way to see ourselves
  • How obsession with weight loss (the skinny idol) keeps us from losing weight
  • Why it’s necessary to let go of weight loss obsession if you want to stop bingeing
  • How junior high and high school is different than the rest of life (and why we need to start believing that!)
  • The value of truth journaling through the past
Lies We Talked About:
  • I need to be skinny to be acceptable.
  • If I’m not skinny, I’ll lose my friends. (One thing I forgot to mention on the podcast is this: If our friends will only like us if we’re skinny, how valuable is their friendship?)
  • If I’m not skinny, people won’t like me.
Resources We Talked About: How to Listen to the Podcast:
  • Apple Podcasts: Click here to subscribe or listen on Apple Podcasts
  • Google Play: Click here to subscribe or listen on Google Play
  • Stitcher: Click here to subscribe or listen on Stitcher.
  • Android: Click here to subscribe or listen on Android.
  • Spotify: Click here to subscribe or listen on Spotify.
  • Amazon Alexa: To listen on Amazon Alexa, say, “Alexa, play the Taste for Truth Podcast.” (Please let me know if this doesn’t work. I’m not sure if you have to be subscribed to the podcast to get “her” to play it.)
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