Do you constantly think about losing weight? Do you struggle with a healthy body image? On this episode of the Taste for Truth Podcast, Heather Creekmore gives insight into her own struggle with body image and how she learned to stop obsessing about weight loss!
Heather Creekmore writes and speaks hope to thousands of women each week inspiring them to stop comparing and start living. Her first book, Compared to Who?, encourages women to uncover the spiritual root of body image issues and find freedom. Her new release, The Burden of Better, offers women a journey into the depths of God’s grace to find a way off the treadmill of constant comparison. Heather has been featured on Fox News, Huff Post, Morning Dose, Church Leaders, For Every Mom, along with dozens of other shows and podcasts, but she’s best recognized from her appearance as a contestant on the Netflix hit show, Nailed It. Heather and her fighter-pilot-turned-pastor husband, Eric, have four children and live in Austin, Texas. Connect with Heather at Comparedtowho.me.
Topics We Discussed on This Episode:
- The “Body Image Idol” and modern day idolatry
- Being obsessed with weight loss and exercise
- The treasure principle found in Matthew 6 as a test for idols in our lives
- Looking for salvation in the next new diet and being controlled by rigid food rules
- The cure for idolatry
- The lie about loving our bodies
- A grace-filled approach to looking at our lives
Resources Mentioned on This Episode:
- Heather’s Website: www.comparedtowho.me
- Heather’s Podcast: https://comparedtowho.me/
- Heather’s Books: Compared to Who? and The Burden of Better
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