Today I talked with relationship expert, Julie Pierce. Her brand Radiant Heart Love & Relationship offers proven approaches for relationship success and helps busy, love-seeking women confidently find and attract their life partner without compromise. In a world that is weight- biased and judges on external appearance, remaining grounded and self-compassionate around dating can be difficult.
Check out my interview with Julie to learn more about how to approach dating and love from a new lens!
Fo more information and tools on self-compassion, Kristen Neff’s research greatly informs this nutrition work. Her TED talk, “The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion,” is worth a watch!
Neff's research demonstrates that self-compassion provides the supportive environment necessary for change because it allows you to see yourself clearly, detect maladaptive patterns, and make changes that are actually sustainable over time. Another recent research article concluded, “self-compassion helps people improve body image and eating behavior.