Episode 100 Hungry For Happiness With Samantha Skelly

Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."

It’s not impossible for anyone to understand what it can feel like to dislike a part of yourself. Body image issues are deeply ingrained in our culture, and most women, and men, feel that some part of themselves isn’t good enough. Many women create unhealthy relationships with food, yo-yo dieting in between binge eating. Samantha Skelly has shared her fight with food, and began to help other women to feel empowered by their bodies, instead of burdened by them.

Topics Covered In This Episode:

  • What inspired you to write this book?
  • Can you tell us about your own journey with food?
  • How did you realize it was an issue for you?
  • Where do you think it started?
  • What was the turning point for you?
  • How did you overcome it?
  • What was your first step to healing?
  • What are the dangers of dieting and binging?
  • Did you find that there was a perfectionism behind what you were experiencing?
  • Were you trying to control your environment?
  • How did you over come these obstacles?
  • When did you find your issues started?
  • Is it common for our negative food relationships to start early on in life?
  • Are we often suppressing emotions that we’re not dealing with?
  • What happens when we hate our bodies?
  • How does someone find the balance between an eating disorder, and just eating and celebrating?
  • What is body dysmorphic disorder?
  • How can we change these core beliefs?
  • How do we achieve acceptance?
  • How can we learn to trust ourselves again?
  • How do we deal with the emotions that start to surface?
  • How can people get a hold of you/website/book?