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The Dear Body Podcast

The Dear Body Podcast

Jessi Jean

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Real talk on how to stop binge and emotional eating, make peace with food and thrive in a body you love with Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Jessi Jean. Join Jessi each week in this powerful, down-to-earth and entertaining show focused on helping you evolve your mind and regain control around food.

Latest Episodes

064 - Where She's At 2 Years Later With Food Freedom Graduate, Tilda

In this episode, Jessi is joined by one of her very first Food Freedom Online Program clients, Tilda. Tilda shares how far she has come since completing the course. She shares how she has completely transformed her life and gained confidence as a mother, women + author. In this episode: Why she joined the Food Freedom Online Program How our eating habits + anxieties affect those around us; kids, friends, marriage How once you get to a healthy place with food you can unlock so much more in life How much time she gained once she was free from binge eating How social media can impact your mental health How healing is our responsibility when you are a parent so your children do not adopt an unhealthy relationship with food + body The reality of postpartum; insecurities, sleep deprivation and more Lowering the bar and no longer striving for perfection with food, motherhood and body How you must be vulnerable and shower yourself with grace to heal Links: Tilda’s book, This is Post Partum Instagram Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

25 MIN4 d ago
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064 - Where She's At 2 Years Later With Food Freedom Graduate, Tilda

063 - How To Increase Fertility Naturally With Dr. Lauren Noel ND

Through the Food Freedom online program and social media, Jessi has seen several people discuss their fertility challenges. Many of them are curious about the possibility of their fertility challenges as it relates to their struggles with a disordered or unhealthy relationship with food. In this episode, Jessi had on Dr. Lauren Noel, a naturopathic doctor, host of the Dr. Lo Radio Show and the creator of an online course that helps people with fertility. Jessi and Lauren discuss working on the foundational pieces of your health (and why sleep is SO important). Lauren shares 3 tips for getting back on track and why you should reconsider your thoughts about self-care. In this episode: What Lauren does as a naturopathic doctor and how she got into this line of work How working on the foundational pieces of your health increases fertility Her history with navigating PCOS How nutrition and stress levels affect your health Her 3 tips for how to get back on track when you’re feeling off Why you have to look at self-care differently How different hormone testing isn’t treated equally What she does to help support clients through fertility Links: Instagram Website Dr. Lo Radio Show Golden Eggs Fertility Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

40 MIN2 w ago
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063 - How To Increase Fertility Naturally With Dr. Lauren Noel ND

062 - How To Process Trapped Emotions & Get Unstuck with Tanin Matin

Opening yourself up to the world of energetics can be transformative. Feeling into your body will give you so much insight about yourself. In this episode, Jessi was joined by a psychic and mindset freedom coach, Tanin Matin. Tanin shares how she got into energetics work after working on Wall Street and being fed up with corporate America. She and Jessi talk about how your body knows what it needs for healing and where you can start to learn about your energy. They discuss how you attract things in your life and why you need to eliminate words that could hinder your progress from your vocabulary. They also talk about what an emotional release session is, how it could help you and why you should be open to additional healing modalities. In this episode: How she went from working in corporate America to energetics Why starting to feel will help you receive insights from your body How the body knows exactly what it needs to heal itself Where you can start learning about your energy How...

46 MIN3 w ago
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062 - How To Process Trapped Emotions & Get Unstuck with Tanin Matin

061 - Are People Overstepping Your Boundaries with Caitilin Olsen, LMFT

Did you know that we teach people how to treat us? It’s true. When we’re stretched and pulled outside of our comfort zone by others, those learned behaviors are from a lack of boundaries. In this episode, Jessi had on a FFM client, Caitlin Olsen. Caitlin is a marriage and family therapist who learned about the FFM from another client in her own community. Jessi and Caitlin discuss how Caitlin got into her work as a boundaries coach and why you absolutely need to create boundaries for a healthy life. They discuss how to set boundaries with those around you and how to identify where your boundaries are being violated in your life. In this episode: What Caitlin does as a marriage and family therapist How Caitlin stumbled upon Jessi from another FFM client What brought her to this career How she became a boundaries coach Why you have to have healthy boundaries for a healthy life Her advice to people who aren’t great with boundaries How to begin the process of setting boundaries How to identify if there are boundary violations in your life Links: Website Caitlin's Instagram Caitlin's Facebook 029 - HER STORY - How Wife, Mom & FFM Client, Kylie, Beat Binge Eating & Rediscovered Her Passions Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

43 MINMAY 29
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061 - Are People Overstepping Your Boundaries with Caitilin Olsen, LMFT

060 - HER STORY - How This Busy Mom of 5 Beat Binging & Purging With Joni

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to binging, purging and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! As a mom, healing from struggles with food and body is not only a gift to yourself but to your family too. In this episode, you’ll hear from Joni, a mother of five and client of the FFM who came on to discuss her journey of struggling with food and her body. She opens up about how a loss in her family opened her up to the idea of food as comfort at a young age. Joni shares how her struggles progressed over the years and affected her as a mom and wife. She and Jessi talk about her struggles with binging and purging and how she decided it was time to pull herself out of this struggle. Joni discusses what’s helped her the most through the course and her advice for other people who are pursuing healing. She talks about taking the power back in her life and overcoming dark times she was facing. In this episode: Where her struggles with food and body started How her grief propelled her weight issues which led to dieting at a young age How her struggle evolved and affected her journey through motherhood What made her realize she needed to make a change How she ended up turning to binging and purging as an attempt to lose weight Her experience of trying to pull herself out of this struggle alone How she stumbled across Jessi and the FFM What worked for Joni and helped her the most through the course Her advice for someone who is resonating with her story How her life is different as a result of healing from her struggles with food and body How there is no right or wrong way to pursue the course What Joni hopes that women will take away from her story Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

35 MINMAY 14
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060 - HER STORY - How This Busy Mom of 5 Beat Binging & Purging With Joni

059 - HER STORY - I Thought I Was A Sugar Addict With Swedish Actress Julija Green

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to sexual abuse, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! Have you ever considered yourself a sugar addict? In this episode, Jessi was joined by FFM client and Swedish actress Julija Green. Julija shares her story of struggling with food and her body for the majority of her life. She talks about how her struggles were brought on after being sexually abused and how she used food, specifically sugary food to numb out. Julija shares how this affected her dating life and how she saw intimacy. She discusses a movie she was working on and how a bad experience prompted her to drop out and create her own films. You’ll hear her experience of thinking she was a sugar addict and advice she’d give to her younger self. She also talks about her experience in the FFM and how her life has transformed since joining the course. In this episode: What prompted Julija’s struggles with food and body What her struggles looked like over the majority of her life How her sexual abuse left her feeling broken and using food to numb out Not knowing how to be intimate when she reached dating age Her experience of getting a part in a movie and being told to lose weight Dropping out of that film and deciding to pursue her own films How she overcame this trauma and got to where she is right now What her relationship looked like before the course and how it evolved Why she believed that she was a sugar addict The advice Julija would give her younger self How the FFM has affected her life and career Why Julija recommends using meditation Links:Julija Green’s Facebook The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass Rise with Me LIVE Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

41 MINAPR 30
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059 - HER STORY - I Thought I Was A Sugar Addict With Swedish Actress Julija Green

058 - HER STORY - Surviving Sexual Assault With Alesha

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to self-harm, rape, trauma, bi-polar disorder, eating disorders and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! No matter what you go through in life, there’s an opportunity for you to come out stronger on the other side. That’s what happened to the guest in this episode and FFM client, Alesha. Alesha has gone through a lot of trials and tribulations over the course of her life. She navigated the trauma of multiple rapes and sexual assaults and a mysterious illness that eventually led to her eating disorder. She and Jessi chat about her experience of being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and anxiety. Alesha shares her story of surviving a suicide attempt and the life-changing realization this brought her. She opens up about overcoming past traumas in therapy. Alesha also talks about how she found the FFM and got on the journey to recovery from her food and body struggles. In this episode: What triggered Alesha’s struggles with food and body Thinking back on her first dieting experience in 5th grade Desperately wanting to fit in and belong and the conflicting beliefs of her dieting experience Alesha’s experience with falling ill and doctors not knowing what was wrong How steroids catapulted her eating disorder into reality How Alesha’s illness randomly went away The mental health challenges that came when she overcame her illness How the trauma affected Alesha through her high school experience Being diagnosed with Bipolar 2 disorder and anxiety in college Her experience with rape and being sexually assaulted How what you’re doing or wearing isn’t a form of consent Alesha’s memory of trying to end her life and being thankful that she survived Her path to recovery and working through her layers of trauma Setting powerful intentions to focus on her physical health How Alesha got connected with Jessi and the FFM How her relationship with food has transformed since joining the FFM The supportive community and how it promotes healing Why diversity is needed in your social groups Where Alesha’s at right now with food and her body Her biggest advice for someone who resonates with her story Links:Adult Chair Podcast Episode 153 - Binge Eating With Jessi Jean Alesha’s Instagram Rise with Me LIVE Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

59 MINAPR 24
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058 - HER STORY - Surviving Sexual Assault With Alesha

057 - Why I’m Going to Couples Therapy

As a lot of you might know if you’re listeners of the podcast, Jessi and her husband Hung are no strangers to therapy. The two discussed their relationship back in Episode 044 and why they ended up getting a therapist. In this episode, Jessi talks about why she’s an advocate for having a therapist. She shares how a therapist has helped to strengthen their marriage. Jessi explores all of the reasons why getting a therapist might be a good idea for your relationship and the goals that she and Hung hope to accomplish through their therapy journey. In this episode: Her and Hung’s experience with their first therapist Why a third party perspective will help set you up for greater success as a couple How to present couples therapy to your partner The reason they want to get back into couples therapy How a good therapist will help to rid you of the wedges that drive relationships apart What therapists will help you navigate and process Their goals for getting back into therapy How to sell your partner on the benefits of therapy Links:044 - Couples Q&A - The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

25 MINAPR 23
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057 - Why I’m Going to Couples Therapy

056 - HER STORY - How To Stop Numbing Your Feelings With Hana

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to eating disorders, depression, self-harm and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! Have you ever realized that something from your childhood still affects you today? It’s not uncommon to hold onto things from childhood even well into your adult years. In this episode, Jessi chats with a client of the FFM, Hana. Hana’s struggles with food and her body started at four years old after she began to suppress her feelings. Suppressing feelings often leads to the use of other coping mechanisms and this is what happened with Hana. She shares how a broken relationship due to cheating confirmed her feelings of worthl...

49 MINAPR 17
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056 - HER STORY - How To Stop Numbing Your Feelings With Hana

055 - How To Live In Your Fullest Expression with Anxiety Expert Stevie Wright

Is anxiety getting in the way of your life? If so, you’ll appreciate today’s episode with guest, Stevie Wright. Stevie is a former American Idol contestant and a self-love and breathwork coach. In this episode, Stevie and Jessi talk about how she recovered from her own traumas. Stevie talks about how she learned to step into her queendom. She shares her process of helping clients move through their anxiety. Stevie and Jessi touch on being compassionate toward your inner child and reaching your fullest expression. In this episode: What got Stevie to the place she’s at now Her experience of being on American Idol and how traumatizing it was for her The difference between identification and observation Stepping into your queendom How your brain is wired for survival and how this causes anxiety Developing the skill of switching into different realities Her process for helping clients through anxiety Learning to not put yourself in a box How Stevie lives a fully expressed life and hel...

44 MINAPR 16
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055 - How To Live In Your Fullest Expression with Anxiety Expert Stevie Wright

Latest Episodes

064 - Where She's At 2 Years Later With Food Freedom Graduate, Tilda

In this episode, Jessi is joined by one of her very first Food Freedom Online Program clients, Tilda. Tilda shares how far she has come since completing the course. She shares how she has completely transformed her life and gained confidence as a mother, women + author. In this episode: Why she joined the Food Freedom Online Program How our eating habits + anxieties affect those around us; kids, friends, marriage How once you get to a healthy place with food you can unlock so much more in life How much time she gained once she was free from binge eating How social media can impact your mental health How healing is our responsibility when you are a parent so your children do not adopt an unhealthy relationship with food + body The reality of postpartum; insecurities, sleep deprivation and more Lowering the bar and no longer striving for perfection with food, motherhood and body How you must be vulnerable and shower yourself with grace to heal Links: Tilda’s book, This is Post Partum Instagram Join me for The Food Freedom Online Program. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

25 MIN4 d ago
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064 - Where She's At 2 Years Later With Food Freedom Graduate, Tilda

063 - How To Increase Fertility Naturally With Dr. Lauren Noel ND

Through the Food Freedom online program and social media, Jessi has seen several people discuss their fertility challenges. Many of them are curious about the possibility of their fertility challenges as it relates to their struggles with a disordered or unhealthy relationship with food. In this episode, Jessi had on Dr. Lauren Noel, a naturopathic doctor, host of the Dr. Lo Radio Show and the creator of an online course that helps people with fertility. Jessi and Lauren discuss working on the foundational pieces of your health (and why sleep is SO important). Lauren shares 3 tips for getting back on track and why you should reconsider your thoughts about self-care. In this episode: What Lauren does as a naturopathic doctor and how she got into this line of work How working on the foundational pieces of your health increases fertility Her history with navigating PCOS How nutrition and stress levels affect your health Her 3 tips for how to get back on track when you’re feeling off Why you have to look at self-care differently How different hormone testing isn’t treated equally What she does to help support clients through fertility Links: Instagram Website Dr. Lo Radio Show Golden Eggs Fertility Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

40 MIN2 w ago
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063 - How To Increase Fertility Naturally With Dr. Lauren Noel ND

062 - How To Process Trapped Emotions & Get Unstuck with Tanin Matin

Opening yourself up to the world of energetics can be transformative. Feeling into your body will give you so much insight about yourself. In this episode, Jessi was joined by a psychic and mindset freedom coach, Tanin Matin. Tanin shares how she got into energetics work after working on Wall Street and being fed up with corporate America. She and Jessi talk about how your body knows what it needs for healing and where you can start to learn about your energy. They discuss how you attract things in your life and why you need to eliminate words that could hinder your progress from your vocabulary. They also talk about what an emotional release session is, how it could help you and why you should be open to additional healing modalities. In this episode: How she went from working in corporate America to energetics Why starting to feel will help you receive insights from your body How the body knows exactly what it needs to heal itself Where you can start learning about your energy How...

46 MIN3 w ago
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062 - How To Process Trapped Emotions & Get Unstuck with Tanin Matin

061 - Are People Overstepping Your Boundaries with Caitilin Olsen, LMFT

Did you know that we teach people how to treat us? It’s true. When we’re stretched and pulled outside of our comfort zone by others, those learned behaviors are from a lack of boundaries. In this episode, Jessi had on a FFM client, Caitlin Olsen. Caitlin is a marriage and family therapist who learned about the FFM from another client in her own community. Jessi and Caitlin discuss how Caitlin got into her work as a boundaries coach and why you absolutely need to create boundaries for a healthy life. They discuss how to set boundaries with those around you and how to identify where your boundaries are being violated in your life. In this episode: What Caitlin does as a marriage and family therapist How Caitlin stumbled upon Jessi from another FFM client What brought her to this career How she became a boundaries coach Why you have to have healthy boundaries for a healthy life Her advice to people who aren’t great with boundaries How to begin the process of setting boundaries How to identify if there are boundary violations in your life Links: Website Caitlin's Instagram Caitlin's Facebook 029 - HER STORY - How Wife, Mom & FFM Client, Kylie, Beat Binge Eating & Rediscovered Her Passions Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

43 MINMAY 29
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061 - Are People Overstepping Your Boundaries with Caitilin Olsen, LMFT

060 - HER STORY - How This Busy Mom of 5 Beat Binging & Purging With Joni

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to binging, purging and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! As a mom, healing from struggles with food and body is not only a gift to yourself but to your family too. In this episode, you’ll hear from Joni, a mother of five and client of the FFM who came on to discuss her journey of struggling with food and her body. She opens up about how a loss in her family opened her up to the idea of food as comfort at a young age. Joni shares how her struggles progressed over the years and affected her as a mom and wife. She and Jessi talk about her struggles with binging and purging and how she decided it was time to pull herself out of this struggle. Joni discusses what’s helped her the most through the course and her advice for other people who are pursuing healing. She talks about taking the power back in her life and overcoming dark times she was facing. In this episode: Where her struggles with food and body started How her grief propelled her weight issues which led to dieting at a young age How her struggle evolved and affected her journey through motherhood What made her realize she needed to make a change How she ended up turning to binging and purging as an attempt to lose weight Her experience of trying to pull herself out of this struggle alone How she stumbled across Jessi and the FFM What worked for Joni and helped her the most through the course Her advice for someone who is resonating with her story How her life is different as a result of healing from her struggles with food and body How there is no right or wrong way to pursue the course What Joni hopes that women will take away from her story Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

35 MINMAY 14
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060 - HER STORY - How This Busy Mom of 5 Beat Binging & Purging With Joni

059 - HER STORY - I Thought I Was A Sugar Addict With Swedish Actress Julija Green

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to sexual abuse, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! Have you ever considered yourself a sugar addict? In this episode, Jessi was joined by FFM client and Swedish actress Julija Green. Julija shares her story of struggling with food and her body for the majority of her life. She talks about how her struggles were brought on after being sexually abused and how she used food, specifically sugary food to numb out. Julija shares how this affected her dating life and how she saw intimacy. She discusses a movie she was working on and how a bad experience prompted her to drop out and create her own films. You’ll hear her experience of thinking she was a sugar addict and advice she’d give to her younger self. She also talks about her experience in the FFM and how her life has transformed since joining the course. In this episode: What prompted Julija’s struggles with food and body What her struggles looked like over the majority of her life How her sexual abuse left her feeling broken and using food to numb out Not knowing how to be intimate when she reached dating age Her experience of getting a part in a movie and being told to lose weight Dropping out of that film and deciding to pursue her own films How she overcame this trauma and got to where she is right now What her relationship looked like before the course and how it evolved Why she believed that she was a sugar addict The advice Julija would give her younger self How the FFM has affected her life and career Why Julija recommends using meditation Links:Julija Green’s Facebook The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass Rise with Me LIVE Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

41 MINAPR 30
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059 - HER STORY - I Thought I Was A Sugar Addict With Swedish Actress Julija Green

058 - HER STORY - Surviving Sexual Assault With Alesha

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to self-harm, rape, trauma, bi-polar disorder, eating disorders and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! No matter what you go through in life, there’s an opportunity for you to come out stronger on the other side. That’s what happened to the guest in this episode and FFM client, Alesha. Alesha has gone through a lot of trials and tribulations over the course of her life. She navigated the trauma of multiple rapes and sexual assaults and a mysterious illness that eventually led to her eating disorder. She and Jessi chat about her experience of being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and anxiety. Alesha shares her story of surviving a suicide attempt and the life-changing realization this brought her. She opens up about overcoming past traumas in therapy. Alesha also talks about how she found the FFM and got on the journey to recovery from her food and body struggles. In this episode: What triggered Alesha’s struggles with food and body Thinking back on her first dieting experience in 5th grade Desperately wanting to fit in and belong and the conflicting beliefs of her dieting experience Alesha’s experience with falling ill and doctors not knowing what was wrong How steroids catapulted her eating disorder into reality How Alesha’s illness randomly went away The mental health challenges that came when she overcame her illness How the trauma affected Alesha through her high school experience Being diagnosed with Bipolar 2 disorder and anxiety in college Her experience with rape and being sexually assaulted How what you’re doing or wearing isn’t a form of consent Alesha’s memory of trying to end her life and being thankful that she survived Her path to recovery and working through her layers of trauma Setting powerful intentions to focus on her physical health How Alesha got connected with Jessi and the FFM How her relationship with food has transformed since joining the FFM The supportive community and how it promotes healing Why diversity is needed in your social groups Where Alesha’s at right now with food and her body Her biggest advice for someone who resonates with her story Links:Adult Chair Podcast Episode 153 - Binge Eating With Jessi Jean Alesha’s Instagram Rise with Me LIVE Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

59 MINAPR 24
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058 - HER STORY - Surviving Sexual Assault With Alesha

057 - Why I’m Going to Couples Therapy

As a lot of you might know if you’re listeners of the podcast, Jessi and her husband Hung are no strangers to therapy. The two discussed their relationship back in Episode 044 and why they ended up getting a therapist. In this episode, Jessi talks about why she’s an advocate for having a therapist. She shares how a therapist has helped to strengthen their marriage. Jessi explores all of the reasons why getting a therapist might be a good idea for your relationship and the goals that she and Hung hope to accomplish through their therapy journey. In this episode: Her and Hung’s experience with their first therapist Why a third party perspective will help set you up for greater success as a couple How to present couples therapy to your partner The reason they want to get back into couples therapy How a good therapist will help to rid you of the wedges that drive relationships apart What therapists will help you navigate and process Their goals for getting back into therapy How to sell your partner on the benefits of therapy Links:044 - Couples Q&A - The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly Join me for The Food Freedom Breakthrough Masterclass. This class is for those who know they want to improve their relationship with food and their body, but are afraid of spiraling out-of-control and want a proven, step-by-step system to go from feeling crazy around food to normal again! You can either live your life at war with your mind or learn to work in sync with it. If you’re ready to work in sync with your mind and evolve your life, welcome to The Dear Body Podcast! Our mission is to help driven women have an easy and effortless relationship with food and unshakeable self-confidence in their own body. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode & learn more about us here!

25 MINAPR 23
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057 - Why I’m Going to Couples Therapy

056 - HER STORY - How To Stop Numbing Your Feelings With Hana

Trigger Warning: In this episode, we may cover topics related to eating disorders, depression, self-harm and other mental health challenges. While we do talk about issues relating to food and body, some episodes may be more emotionally challenging or difficult and may make you uncomfortable. If the podcast feels triggering in any way, please turn it off and get the appropriate help. Remember, I am not a doctor, but an eating recovery coach. Enjoy the episode! Have you ever realized that something from your childhood still affects you today? It’s not uncommon to hold onto things from childhood even well into your adult years. In this episode, Jessi chats with a client of the FFM, Hana. Hana’s struggles with food and her body started at four years old after she began to suppress her feelings. Suppressing feelings often leads to the use of other coping mechanisms and this is what happened with Hana. She shares how a broken relationship due to cheating confirmed her feelings of worthl...

49 MINAPR 17
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056 - HER STORY - How To Stop Numbing Your Feelings With Hana

055 - How To Live In Your Fullest Expression with Anxiety Expert Stevie Wright

Is anxiety getting in the way of your life? If so, you’ll appreciate today’s episode with guest, Stevie Wright. Stevie is a former American Idol contestant and a self-love and breathwork coach. In this episode, Stevie and Jessi talk about how she recovered from her own traumas. Stevie talks about how she learned to step into her queendom. She shares her process of helping clients move through their anxiety. Stevie and Jessi touch on being compassionate toward your inner child and reaching your fullest expression. In this episode: What got Stevie to the place she’s at now Her experience of being on American Idol and how traumatizing it was for her The difference between identification and observation Stepping into your queendom How your brain is wired for survival and how this causes anxiety Developing the skill of switching into different realities Her process for helping clients through anxiety Learning to not put yourself in a box How Stevie lives a fully expressed life and hel...

44 MINAPR 16
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055 - How To Live In Your Fullest Expression with Anxiety Expert Stevie Wright
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