Wednesday Apr 05, 2023

#67. Healing Fat Phobia & Embracing Body Diversity with Miriam Lara-Mejia

What is fat phobia?
What is the connection between body self-shame and collective fat phobia? 
What is a feminist approach to healing internalized fat stigma?
What is size diversity?
What is body positivity? 
How can we heal internalized fat phobia? 
Why is it important to teach children about body and size diversity? 
Is fat phobia a form of generational trauma and wounding? 
What is body-positive parenting? 
How can learning about size and body diversity help me heal emotional wounds? 

Miriam Lara-Mejia is known as La Gorda Feminista on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube. Miriam is a mother, anthropologist, writer, speaker, and educator on body positivity and size diversity. During our podcast, Miriam shares her story of healing from internalized fat stigma and phobia. She talks about her childhood and how she was able to tap into the unmet needs of the Latinx community regarding body and size diversity. Miriam shares her personal story of emotional healing alongside her career as a content creator. 
To learn more about Miriam check her out on: 
 IG @lagordafeminista 
tik tok: @lagordafeminista
Youtube:La Gorda Feminista

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About the Host:  Rosa Shetty a licensed mental health therapist from California. Rosa intertwines inner child healing, ancestral/generational healing, and spirituality with the latest research-based trauma therapy approaches. Rosa has over 15 years of clinical experience helping humans heal from childhood and intergenerational trauma.



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