Bio of the artist:
Actress/Producer Leah Cevoli, is a multi-talented entertainment professional whose work stretches across many genres. A rock ‘n roll enthusiast, body image activist, and fan of all things horror, Leah’s work has been spotlighted on Film Courage, Ms. In the Biz, Inside the Actors Podcast, Geekscape, The Mary Sue, and many more.
What she shares in this episode:
Have you ever felt pressured of losing weight? Almost all of us will answer this question with a YES! Some people use social media to bully others. It is easy nowadays to comment on a picture and make the person feel bad about themselves. But this has got to stop.
During the show, Ariane and Leah touch on the sensitive topic of self-love and body image. Leah has been struggling with her weight for a few years now. She discussed the reason for her weight gain. They deep dive on how people can support each other rather than against one another. Let us all learn from this episode on how to love our body, accept ourselves and let go of our own insecurities.
In this episode of the Creator Mindset Podcast:
- Why Leah started binge eating
- What made her surpassed the emotional binge eating episode of her life
- The trigger to put up a panel in San Diego Comic-Con
- The All Shapes and Sizes Welcome Panel
- Social Media Bullying
- Love yourself first
- Women tend to internalize so much and we have to educate our young girls to not do it
- Stop this bullying, name-calling, judgment and making each other feel less
- We are all perfect just the way we are
- You are seeking out food to make yourself feel better
- We’ve tried to protect ourselves and our younger self-comes into play. It tries to protect us in any way they know how. If that’s putting on all this weight so I can hide and not get out there and get hurt again then that’s what happened
- Get the word out there of how society as a whole and the entertainment industry can contribute to better self-images positivity around this.
- Let’s not be photoshopping everyone like crazy and making people think that is really the way somebody looks
- Let’s make it the concept that we are creating what the real world looks like