George DiGianni Health and Wellness

How to Stop Feeling Like a Victim

October 27, 201842 min
It happens to men and women—even celebrities such as Serena Williams, Selena Gomez, Kelly Clarkson and Amy Schumer. Fat-shaming—criticizing people's physical appearance based on their weight—is both rude and hurtful. Most people who listen to my show are not obese, but being shamed for how you look, what you believe and desires that don't fit the narrative of the culture you live in can be equally damaging. Nicole Black, who was fat-shamed for 30 years, reached a peak when she packed an extra 100 pounds on her 5-ft. 1-inch frame, feeling like a victim is strictly optional. Nicole is an author, speaker and advocate for mindful living. She is the co-founder and former CEO of Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro. When she isn't working to promote her story of getting healthy from the inside out, she enjoys travel, yoga, Pilates. In her new book, Fat Shame: Ditch the Shame, Get Confident, and Claim the Life You Deserve,Fat Shame: Ditch the Shame, Get Confident, and Cl

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