The All In Podcast

No Period Now What & Beyond Body Image

A straight-shooting, science based podcast about periods, period recovery, fertility, and nurturing health, outside of unrealistic beauty expectations. Every fortnight, Dr Nicola Sykes (formerly Rinaldi), scientist and lead author of the book ‘No Period, now what?’ and Florence Gillet, Certified Eating Psychology coach and founder of www.beyondbodyimage.com share real recovery stories, expert insights and new research on hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) recovery, hormonal health and fertility, with an unmissable touch of body respect and women’s empowerment.

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Episode 33 - Mindful Self-Compassion with Helle Laursen
Jun 11 2024
Episode 33 - Mindful Self-Compassion with Helle Laursen
In this episode, Nicola and Florence explore Mindful Self-compassion as a useful recovery tool, against perfectionism and the harsh inner critic most of us have to deal with Helle Laursen, MA. Helle is a Certified Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) teacher and has over 20  years of experience supporting people on sick leave due to mental health  issues. She teaches open MSC courses online and in-person, in Denmark as well as internationally. She also teaches at the Center for MSC in the US, where she is a Teacher Trainer and Supervisor of the MSC program, as well as teaching the live online MSC program regularly.Previously, she held the position of Leading Mentor Coach in the largest Coach Training Institute in  Denmark for 10 + years, as well as holding a position of Head of Project for a regional based 12-week program for those on sick leave from jobs due to mental health issues like stress, depression and or anxiety. Helle works with varied groups, primarily with social workers, teachers, psychologists, therapists, nurses, and doctors.To find out more about Helle's work, visit www.nordic-compassion.com or email helle@nordic-compassion.dkFree MSC tools are also available via Kristin Neff's website www.self-compassion.orgTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.Get the French version "Je n'ai plus mes regles" book at noperiod.info/livreTo join the NPNW English support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo join the French support group, please visit noperiod.info/communauteTo make an appointment with Dr Sykes and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on Instagram in EnglishNo Period, Now What? on Instagram in FrenchBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Original Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 29 - Eating for fertility with Lindsey Lusson
Apr 5 2022
Episode 29 - Eating for fertility with Lindsey Lusson
In this episode, Nicola and Florence meet RD Lindsey Lusson, who also went through HA & now focuses on restoring fertility in her patients with restrictive eating habits.Together they talk about- Lindsey's recovery and how it informed her job as a dietitian- Unlearning diet culture in recovery and in her practice- How to eat for fertility- How to deal with the fear of weight gain and what we think of the "overshoot" concept- Why weight gain is crucial in pregnancy for baby and mother's healthYou can find Lindsey via Instagram @food.freedom.fertilityOr via her website: https://lindseylifestyledietitian.com/She also has a podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/es/podcast/food-freedom-fertility-ha-recovery-and-beyond/id1606046902To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 28 - Amenorrhea and heart health
Mar 22 2022
Episode 28 - Amenorrhea and heart health
In this episode, Nicola speaks with Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt to discuss:How Dr. Shulfelt came to be interested in amenorrhea and heart health. Ways in which it's reasonable to make comparisons between people who are post-menopausal versus amenorrheic. Low estrogen affects the stretchiness of blood vessels, changes in cholesterol, and can be associated with insulin resistance. Dr. Shufelt's next study is looking at which factor underlying amenorrhea might have the biggest effects on heart health. She tells us about some of the results from the study she and colleagues just completed. We discuss risk factors for heart disease, traditional and "non-traditional" (i.e. things that mostly affect women).  The impact of cholesterol, and how quickly changes in cholesterol and bone health are seen.  Dr. Shufelt tells us about her recently completed study of vascular function in people with amenorrhea versus menopause versus normal menstrual cycles and shares some of the results, including some interesting notes on inflammatory factors.We chat about hormone replacement versus birth control pills  and which is preferable and when, what the effects of the placebo week might be... Factors that biological females should be aware of with regards to heart attacks, risk factors, and conversations with your doctors around your personal risk. Dr. Shulfelt is active on twitter, find her @cshufeltmdFor information about the heart study, http://noperiod.info/heartstudy, 310-423-9666To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 27 - Monitoring your menstrual cycles
Mar 8 2022
Episode 27 - Monitoring your menstrual cycles
In this episode, Florence and Nicola discuss:-          Menstrual cycle is a window into women’s health – ovulation as the main event-          How to track your cycles after recovery: CM, BBT, Cervix position (Chapter 18)-          Progression of CM throughout your cycle-          What follicular waves mean in recovery or after-          The perfect 28 day cycle myth-          Challenges of cycling after recovery-          How long until you can feel more at peace with your cycle coming back every monthBooksTaking charge of your fertility, by Tony WeschlerSex plus by Laci GreenFertility Friend appKindara appTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 26 - Redefining fitness into "movement for more" with @Fitragamuffin
Feb 22 2022
Episode 26 - Redefining fitness into "movement for more" with @Fitragamuffin
In this episode, Nicola and Florence meet Jamie, non-diet fitness Personal Trainer. Jamie explains what led her to become a PT and a Zumba instructor, as well as a physio assistant. Jamie shares how she never really felt close to the appearance-focused fitness values in her field, and was practicing a much more compassionate, mindful approach to her job, even before learning about Health At Every Size.Together we discuss toxic fitness culture, how to come out of exercise addiction thanks to the acronym FIL (Feel, Impact, Lesson), what Jamie understands as "movement for more" and how she helps her clients reframe their relationship with exercise. We also discuss what led Jamie to stop subscribing to Zumba as an instructor. Attention! Please make sure to only consider personal training AFTER recovering at least 3 periods. (http://noperiod.info/wait-three-cycles) You can find Jamie via @fitragamuffin or www.fitragamuffin.com to subscribe to her virtual training programs.To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 25 - Exposing medical weight bias with Ragen Chastain
Feb 8 2022
Episode 25 - Exposing medical weight bias with Ragen Chastain
In this episode, Nicola and Florence meet Ragen Chastain. Ragen is a HAES Speaker, Writer, Dancer, Marathoner, ACE Certified Health Coach and Functional Fitness Specialist, in Training to be an Iron-Distance Triathlete, Activist, and the brains behind The WeightAndHealthcare Newsletter on Substack.Ragen starts by telling us about her story with dieting, overexercising, and losing her periods. Having a research and statistics masters, Ragen researched the internet for the best way to lose weight. She was shocked to realise there was not a single study documenting valuable evidence as to weight loss being somehow effective or sustainable. From there, she started looking into links between body weight and health, and became a well-regarded expert on Health at Every Size (HAES), especially in medical circles.During this interview, Ragen exposes how to detect and address weight bias in the doctor’s office; what to answer when others comment on your food or body as they are working on recovery and how to tackle internalised fatphobia in each of us while making the world more inclusive.In this episode, Ragen mentions books on understanding the racist roots of the BMI:Sabrina Strings, Fearing the black body available hereDe'shaun Harrison, The belly of the beast available hereMake sure to subscribe to Ragen's incredible work - Weight and Healthcare Newsletter: https://weightandhealthcare.substack.com/- HAEShealthsheets.com allowing you to check whether your doctor is suffering from weight bias in the treatment they recommend: https://haeshealthsheets.com/- Ragen's super funny blog and resourceful website: https://danceswithfat.org/To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 24 - Untangling health, thinness and external validation with Aurélie Montenair
Jan 25 2022
Episode 24 - Untangling health, thinness and external validation with Aurélie Montenair
In this episode, Nicola and Florence welcome Aurelie Montenair. Raised in France where most girls start dieting at 8, Aurelie went on her first diet as an 18 year old. She tells us about her descent into full-blown orthorexia and HA, and what it took to deconstruct many of the beliefs about body size, health and women she had internalised since childhood.  Together we explore European culture when it comes to thinness, health and fatphobia, control and denial, and also why girls and women are raised to believe that their appearance and getting external validation from others is the most important thing to nurture.Aurelie's story takes many twists and turns, and then she talks about her recovery too, why community mattered so much for her to stay strong and the process of unlearning that accompanied getting her periods back.You can follow Aurelie via @auremtrTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 23 - Facing the fear with ED recovery Coach Tabitha Farrar
Jan 11 2022
Episode 23 - Facing the fear with ED recovery Coach Tabitha Farrar
In this episode, Nicola and Florence meet with ED recovery coach and author Tabitha Farrar.  Together they talk about: - Tabitha's story of anorexia and her recovery, but also what happened to her menstrual cycles as she came out of energy deficit.- Tabitha's unique views on anorexia as an evolved response to famine, and all the habitual behaviours (OCD-ED) drawn by the lack of available energy, and typically experienced by ED patients- Why nutritional rehabilitation has to be accompanied by reducing exercise in order to sustainably recover, and why bingeing is a natural response in recovery- The crucial role of brain rewiring and how to truly tackle the fear of weight gain to recover once and for allFind out more about Tabitha's coaching, books, podcasts and youtube videos via www.tabithafarrar.comTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 22 - Defining All In
Dec 28 2021
Episode 22 - Defining All In
In this episode, Nicola and Florence spend some time deep diving into the term "All In": what it refers to, what it is not, when it applies and why it is a lot more than just eating all the foods. Together they are also busting the common myths around "All In":1/ All In is going to make me fat. If I start gaining weight, it will never end.2/ I can be All In while staying “healthy”3/ All In cannot be healthy since exercise is so good for you4/ All In won’t be necessary because I will get fertility treatments5/ My hormone levels and BMI are normal. Do I really need All In?To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 21 - Catching up with professional runner Mary Cain
Dec 14 2021
Episode 21 - Catching up with professional runner Mary Cain
In this episode, Nicola and Florence meet Mary Cain, professional runner and founder of the nonprofit running team, Atalanta NYC. Atalanta NYC employs professional female runners to serve as mentors for young girls while building both their career skills and training full-time. Along with focusing on her training, Mary works at Tracksmith, as the NYC Community Manager, New York Road Runners. After sharing the story of why she quit running with the Nike team with the world in a 2019 NY Times Op-Ed, Mary has dedicated herself to driving change in the sport, with an emphasis on athlete well-being and gender equity. Atalanta NYC is just one way she's trying to give back to the sport of running. Mary describes her history of mental and physical abuse as one of Nike's professional runners, what she did to recover from amenorrhea and get regular cycles again, and what she learned along the way about herself and running professionally. On the flip side -  what she wishes to change in the running world, through her non profit Atalanta NYC.Find Mary Cain via @runmarycain @atalantany or www.atalantanyc.orgTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 20 - Researching Body Satisfaction with Dr Caterina Gentili
Nov 30 2021
Episode 20 - Researching Body Satisfaction with Dr Caterina Gentili
In this episode, Nicola and Florence receive Dr Cati Gentili, a Research Fellow working at the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR), based at the University of the West of England in Bristol. Over the years, Dr. Gentili's research has focused on restrained eating and body image concerns, positive body image (in particular body functionality appreciation), exercise motivations and habits and how they relate to body image, as well as on the impact of oncological hormonal treatments and gender norms on body image. Dr. Gentili is very passionate about the social justice angle on body image research and strongly believes that body dissatisfaction should be approached as a public health concern. Together, they discussed:1/ What is the Centre for appearance research?2/ What is appearance? Is it the same as body image? 3/ Is there research about the impact of body hate on health?4/ Is research supporting dieting or exercising as a way to improve how we feel about our bodies?5/ Are there ways for listeners to improve body satisfaction even though they are going through recovery, eating more, exercising less, probably seeing their bodies change?To know more about Dr Gentili and the CAR, CAR's website: https://www.uwe.ac.uk/research/centres-and-groups/appearanceCAR’s IG page: https://www.instagram.com/car_uwe/CAR's publications: https://www.uwe.ac.uk/research/centres-and-groups/appearance/research/publicationsAppearance Matters The Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/appearance-matters-the-podcast/id1069856498Dr Gentili IG page: https://www.instagram.com/cati.gentili/WorkED Out Campain by Leah Newton and Carly Wilkinson: https://workedout.co.uk/To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To join the NPNW Support group, please visit noperiod.info/supportTo make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 18 - Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport with Dr. Kate Ackerman
Nov 2 2021
Episode 18 - Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport with Dr. Kate Ackerman
Reminder - new period recovery support space at http://noperiod.info/support!In this episode, Florence and Nicola talk with Dr. Kate Ackerman, physician at the female athlete program at Boston Children's Hospital. They chat about:Dr. Ackerman’s story and how she became interested in working with female athletesDr. Ackerman’s period historyDefinition of an “athlete”History of female athlete triadAll about REDS - symptoms, performance consequences, ways to diagnose REDS in those without a uterusFemale athlete team at Boston Children’s - including the mental side of recoveryDifference between hormone replacement therapy and birth control pills in bone densityBone density and oral contraceptives versus transdermal estrogen therapyIncreased urinary incontinence (Nico’s blog post at http://noperiod.info/pee)Wu/Tsai human performance allianceImproving REDS screening tool to help people recognize issuesFind Dr. Ackerman at:Humanperformancealliance.orgFemaleathleteconference.comChildrens hospital.org female athlete programTwitter @drkateackermanTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 17 - What's really in the book "No Period, Now What?"
Oct 19 2021
Episode 17 - What's really in the book "No Period, Now What?"
In this episode, Florence and Nicola go over Nicola's book "No Period, Now What?"- How the book came about: where did the idea come from, what surveys were collected, who are the co-authors, designers, editors, etc- How long did the processing, researching, writing and editing take- How is the book structured and what each part covers- What you wouldn't think is in there- The book re-edit in 2019, and what the future holds in terms of translationsNicola also announces a brand new support group is now live, and offering:- More freedom to post (still within group guidelines!)- More personalized support from Nicola- Lots of specialized spaces (e.g. understanding HA, regaining cycles while breastfeeding, primary HA, type 1 diabetes and HA, life after recovery, getting pregnant, pregnancy) all available in one place.- More support from recovery guides/mentors- New research - bone density, supplements, uterine lining, effects of alcohol on recovery- Coming soon - easily find people located near you- Coming soon - weekly live Q&A with HA recovery expertsThere is a small monthly charge for the group (you select your level of support). If you would like to check it out, use discount code NPNW_NEW for 50% off for the first month. Find the new support group at http://noperiod.info/supportTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 16 - Body Image resilience with Dr Lindsay Kite
Oct 5 2021
Episode 16 - Body Image resilience with Dr Lindsay Kite
To start season 2, Nicola and Florence meet with Dr Lindsay Kite. Dr. Lindsay Kite is co-author of the book More Than a Body: Your Body Is an Instrument, Not an Ornament (2020, HarperCollins) and co-director of the nonprofit Beauty Redefined, alongside her identical twin sister Lexie Kite. Both received PhDs from the University of Utah in the study of female body image and have become leading experts in body image resilience and media literacy.Lindsay and Lexie help girls and women recognize and reject the harmful effects of objectification in their lives through their social media activism (on Instagram @beauty_redefined), online course and facilitator program for dieticians and therapists (at morethanabody.org), and regular speaking engagements for people of all ages. Together, Nicola, Florence and Lindsay talked about:- body dissatisfaction and self-objectification in women and their implications on health- why changing our bodies NOT the answer to a more positive body image- how do we get out of the need to compare ourselves to others?- health and fitness being disembodied from real life experiences for many- how to cultivate body image resilience in recovery from HATo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramNo Period, Now What? Recovery Support Groups (use the code NPNW_NEW for 50% off for the first month)Beyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 15 - Hormonal Health with Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr Alyse Goldberg
Jun 15 2021
Episode 15 - Hormonal Health with Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr Alyse Goldberg
For the last episode of Season 1, Nicola and Florence welcome Dr Alyse Goldberg, whose endocrinology practice focuses on managing hormonal conditions in reproductive age women, many of who are attempting to conceive. Together, they discussed- How common is HA compared to PCOS, and why misdiagnoses happen- Dr Goldberg's recommendations for patients she diagnoses with HA- How often amenorrhea is in fact a symptom of Premature Ovarian Insuffiency (POI) and not HA and whether having FSH close to 20 is a sign of POI- Whether there is a link between HA and elevated liver enzymes, or HA with Thyroid conditions like Hashimoto's disease- Whether "hormone balancing" diets actually workWe also mention the story of young elite runnner Mary Cain in this episode. Find more about it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBwtCf2X5jwPlease watch out for a little bonus note from both Nicola and Florence at the end of this episode! Thanks so much to all of our listeners (and editor Steven Worlow) for supporting us during Season 1 and we are very much looking forward to publishing Season 2 in the fall of 2021! Take care!To find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramNo Period, Now What? Recovery Support GroupBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.
Episode 14 - Letting go of body comparison
Jun 1 2021
Episode 14 - Letting go of body comparison
Ahead of the summer season in the Northern hemisphere, Nicola and Florence talk about the toxicity of body comparison in recovery. They evoke body dissatisfaction being a public health issue and how the Covid-19 pandemic heightened body anxiety in many of us. They go through simple ways to deal with the tendency to compare our bodies with other people's and also discuss why all No Period, Now What? support groups are monitored to avoid sharing numbers related to weight, size, calories consumption, as they genuinely do not help in recovery.Also mentioned in this episode:More than a body - Lexie and Lindsay KiteThis Girl Can UKTo find support in your HA recovery:Get the "No Period. Now What?" book at noperiod.info/book.To make an appointment with Dr Rinaldi and get individual support to get your period back or improve your fertility, please go to noperiod.info/appointmentsTo make an appointment with Florence Gillet and get help with the body and mind changes happening in recovery please visit www.beyondbodyimage.comYou can find us on social mediaNo Period, Now What? on InstagramNo Period, Now What? Recovery Support GroupBeyond Body Image on FacebookBeyond Body Image on InstagramAmenorrhee_fr  (HA recovery 100% in French) on InstagramEmail us  via allin@noperiodnowwhat.comIf you enjoyed this podcast and found it helpful, please drop us a rating and a review to help more people find it. Editing by Steven WorlowOriginal Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.