[Body Confidence Summit] Dana Falsetti: Proof That Body Confidence Has Nothing to Do With Your Size
So you’re stuck in a rut of self-loathing. You’re too fat to go to the gym, too puffy to put on a nice outfit, and too fed up with feeling like crap to bother investing a little loving time and attention into self-care. So you sit and crash on the couch with another bag of salty potato chips. The vicious cycle of self-loathing keeps you stuck—but mostly in your head, pinned down and paralyzed by the idea that your body is an insurmountable barrier to being, doing and having a life you love. Here to take that notion out to the trash and kick your assumptions along with it is Dana Falsetti.
The Best Bits
[3:00] The bottom of Dana’s bucket. (Binge Eating Disorder)
[11:00] How becoming conscious of her food addiction changed everything.
[20:00] The revelation that losing weight wasn’t the right goal.
[25:30] When the s#*t got real
[38:15] When the shift occurred and what it changed.
[47:00] The glimpses of possibility and the moment all the doors flew wide open.
Links & Resources
“It was never my body. It was not my body keeping me from a pose and it was not my body keeping me from happiness or anything in my life.” – Dana Falsetti
“I like the idea that some of life is effort and some of life is Grace.” – Tera Warner
“You can’t keep s#*t talking yourself and expect to crawl out of the mess.” – Tera Warner
“The path out starts with one kind action toward yourself.” – Tera Warner