QH015 - Being Your Own Advocate with Dalia Kinsey

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By Michelle Coyle. 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.

What We Covered:

00:53 – Introducing today’s guest, Dalia Kinsey, who speaks to the inspiration to start their own wellness company, Kinsey Nutrition & Communications

03:15 – Dalia discusses how medical oppression has impacted marginalized communities

09:50 – How Dalia addresses her clients’ negative medical experiences

14:49 – Dalia expresses why it’s important to celebrate queerness and queer entrepreneurship

16:30 – Michelle and Dalia talk about ignorance and privilege that has permeate our society

23:52 – Michelle and Dalia discuss the concept of being in a straight-passing relationship

29:30 – Why it’s the responsibility of people in privilege to advocate for those who are being oppressed

Tweetable Quotes:

“I know that how you’re treated affects your baseline stress levels. And that affects how your health plays out.” (02:06) (Dalia)

“For most people that I come across I really have to focus on empowering them to set boundaries and to feel confident in not listening to your healthcare provider like they are this all knowing person you must look up to and obey everything they say.” (08:14) (Dalia)

“It’s important to have a support system and, if at all possible, someone who can help you navigate those spaces while you’re down. Because if you’re really sick, you probably won’t have the bandwidth to handle these battles on their own.” (13:15) (Dalia)

“As companies pop up that specifically want to serve underserved people and we take our money and leave the places that have been beating us up, I think that will get people to really look at changing. Some people have no moral compass and the only way to get them to change is to punch them in the wallet.” (14:19) (Dalia)

“I think moving through the last four years helped a lot of people realize that there’s no pay off for us not showing up one hundred percent as ourselves.” (20:36) (Dalia)

“I don’t really believe you can live a full, well-rounded life if you always have to hide.” (34:56) (Dalia)

Links Mentioned:

Dalia’s Website

Dalia’s Podcasts:

Body Liberation For All Podcast

Self-Mastered Podcast

Dalia’s LinkedIn

Michelle’s Website

Link to Episode on YouTube

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