How to Identify, Confront, and Overcome the Shame Cycle #minimizememaximizeMEAug 06, 2020
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Fat shaming is a real thing. Shame in general sucks. It's devastating to a person's mental, emotional, and physical health. Sarah's done a ton of work to overcome shame in her life. If you’ve dealt with shame, you’re not alone. Sarah’s going to walk you through a concrete exercise in this video you can do to help break the shame cycle.
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[0:00] Topic Intro
[3:28] What Sarah’s doing for exercise.
[9:48] What Sarah is planning to do to be more consistent with logging her food.
[16:04] What exactly is shame and how does it start to creep into our lives?
[19:52] How the shame cycle caused Sarah to question if she was worthy of love.
[26:16] The 3 levels of fat shaming.
[29:40] How to respond when your friends and family make comments about your weight or food choices.
[33:04] “Shame, or anger is our primary way to make someone do what we want them to do in our family, what’s a better way to motivate someone to get healthy besides shaming them?”
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