Jessica Biel on Periods and Body Confidence

Good Inside with Dr. Becky

May 14 2024 • 50 mins

Actor and producer Jessica Biel joins Dr. Becky to talk about the link between shame, body confidence, self-trust, and her new book A Kids Book About Periods. Because we don't talk enough about periods. Even though half of the world menstruates, there is still so much shame around it. But the cycle of shame can stop now. It's time to change the messages girls get about their bodies and change the narrative. She also gets Dr. Becky's advice on how to get her son to eat more than just grilled cheeses.

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