Body Security

Jessica Curran joined me on the Diet Culture Dropout Podcast where she shared her ideas of what body security means. She is a local psychotherapist who helps clients disentangle their self-worth from their bodies.

You can listen to the episode here.


Jessica Curran

This is what we covered in this week’s episode about Body Security:

  • Jessica’s personal experience of difficult body talk conversations during pregnancy.
  • Defining what body security is.
  • Explain how people’s safety and security in their bodies can be jeopardized directly and indirectly.
  • The ways body insecurity shows up in the body- mentally, physically, and emotionally.
  • How fatphobia relates to body security. 
  • The narrative that is common around describing fat people which drives the fear for people.
  • Why do people place such a value on thinness and attach it to their self-worth
  • Jessica shares her top 5 tips to start the process of developing a more aligned self-worth and sense of body security.
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