#230: Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Permission to Break Free from Diet Culture with Maggie Frank-Hsu, Marketing Strategist and Eating-Disorder-Recovery Advocate

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By Food Psych Programs, Inc., Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, and CDN. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Marketing strategist and copywriter Maggie Frank-Hsu joins us to discuss her eating-disorder experience and recovery, how pregnancy and parenthood changed her relationship with food and her body, how contradicting societal ideals oppress women and femmes, working at a food magazine while struggling with disordered eating, giving yourself permission to live in your truth, and so much more. Plus, Christy answers a listener question about how to reconcile the idea of having “thin privilege” when you’ve been criticized about your weight by an abusive parent.

Maggie is an email marketing strategist and copywriter who works with moms who are online entrepreneurs. She specializes in helping moms reclaim their identities separate from their children. Clients hire her when they want to increase their revenue from selling online courses and programs, and step away from having to charge by the hour for their services.

Maggie has spent her entire career seizing audiences' attention and moving them to action via the written word. She received her masters from the Columbia School of Journalism and worked in magazines in New York before transitioning to online marketing. She lives in San Diego with her husband, her two young sons, and her cantankerous Brussels griffon, Toby. Find her online at MaggieFrankHsu.com.

Christy's new book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books! Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores across North America, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.

Grab Christy's free guide, 7 simple strategies for finding peace and freedom with food, to get started on the anti-diet path.

If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course.

Ask your own question about intuitive eating, Health at Every Size, or eating disorder recovery at christyharrison.com/questions.

For full show notes and a transcript of this episode, go to christyharrison.com/foodpsych.

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