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How can we help you improve your body image or stop comparing?

Whether you’re fighting the scale and mirror or stuck in a battle with an eating disorder, the Compared to Who? blog library contains 500+ articles to encourage and equip you to find body image and food freedom through the Gospel!

Stop comparing. Start living!

How can we help you improve your
body image or stop comparing?

Whether you’re fighting the scale and mirror or stuck in a battle with an eating disorder, the Compared to Who? blog library contains 500+ articles to encourage and equip you to find body image and food freedom through the Gospel!

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Rachel And Leah: Three Lessons Leah Can Teach Us About Beauty and Body Image

I used to believe that Genesis 29:17 was the meanest verse in the whole Bible. Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance. (ESV) How could God tell us that Rachel beamed with physical beauty...

Should a Christian Woman Wear a Bikini?

Should a Christian woman wear a bikini? This complex and confusing issue is one that a lot of people have an opinion about. Here's the answer I gave one of my readers when she asked this question (and she gave me...

Improve Body Image This Summer: 8 Things to Do

Do you want to improve body image this summer? What if I told you that the best things you could do for your body image this summer don't require you to lose weight or spend more time in the gym? You'd say I was crazy,...

Am I Pretty Enough? Struggles With Pride, Vanity, Worth, Identity & Love

am i pretty enough? I thought I wasn’t like the other girls around me in high school. I knew I was a good person on the inside, I just wasn’t sure if I was pretty enough on the outside for boys. At least I was...

Getting Rid of Clothes That Don’t Fit: Do They Hurt Body Image?

Getting rid of clothes that don't fit and the extra body image issues they cause is a huge topic for many of my readers. For this reason, I decided to UPDATE this post from 2016 and record a podcast episode on the...

My 3 Favorite Bible Verses for Body Image Issues

I love God's word. It's rich with truth that applies to every area of our lives. But, I'll be honest. I struggled for many years with my body image and I didn't feel like the Bible helped me. At all. I knew I was...

Always the Bridesmaid: Do You Struggle to Feel Like the Bride?

Between Valentine's Day and wedding season it can be a challenge to not have this one thought as a single woman: Why am I still single? If you're like me, maybe the other question you're asking is this: "Why am I...
christian walking workout to help with comparison

“I can’t begin to tell you what your honesty and humility has done for me.

I just started listening and you have brought so much joy, hope and life.”

Compared to Who? podcast for christian women struggling with body image
Compared to Who? podcast for christian women struggling with body image

“I can’t begin to tell you what your honesty and humility has done for me.

I just started listening and you have brought so much joy, hope and life.”

Podcast: Heather’s Appearance on The Intertwined Life

Don't be confused by the music, friends! Today I'm sharing my interview on Jenny Zentz's podcast called "The Intertwined Life." You get to hear me asking the questions...

Podcast: Watching the Olympics, Body Image, & True Beauty

Watching or planning to watch the Olympics this summer? Ever notice that the bodies of the elite athletes may not look like the bodies on the magazine covers? What does...

Summer Replay: Dana White on Clutter and Body Image

Last year I did an awesome show with Dana White from "A Slob Comes Clean" about the similarities between body image and house clutter! The show has been a huge hit on...

Podcast: Body Image–Separating Facts from Fiction of Culture

Do you battle body image? In today's show I talk about my own journey to figure out what the heart--the root of the problem was--behind my body image struggles. I share...

Podcast: The All or Nothing Mentality featuring Shawna Scafe

Do you have an "all or nothing" mentality? Today's guest, Shawna Scafe and I will talk about this common struggle to think about life and all the things in a black and...

Podcast: What Does Modesty Really Mean?

What if modesty isn't about the length of our shorts or the amount of exposed skin? Could modesty be more than that? Could it be about something going on in our hearts?...

Bible Bombshells: Lessons From Beautiful Women in the Bible

Rachel was hot, Leah was not ... Bathsheba was lusted after, while Tamar couldn't get her deceased husband's family to fulfill their obligation and marry...

Podcast: Life Through a Different Lens with Shawna Sullivan

My guest today is my friend Shawna Sullivan. We have a wildly fun conversation about how to start seeing your life differently--through, what Shawna...

Body Image Coaching Changed Our Lives: With Clients Angela & Kim

Today's show is a must listen. It features a conversation with two of my coaching clients--Angela and Kim. You're going to be blessed by their stories!...

Podcast: What About Leah? Body Image, Comparison, Rachel & Leah

Rachel and Leah, the iconic Bible story of two sisters with a giant sibling rivalry, has some hidden truths about body image and comparison. Grab your...

Podcast: Do You Deserve to Wear Shorts?

Do you deserve to wear shorts? Inspired by Mindy Pickens' brilliant post from a few years ago, "Do You Deserve to Wear Shorts?", today I talk through...

Podcast: 7 Minutes of Scripture Psalm 103

In this episode of Compared to Who? the podcast's 7 Minutes of Scripture, we look at Psalm 103 and how it can encourage your body image and comparison...

Hi there, I’m Heather.

I’m a pastor’s wife, homeschooling mom of four, failed Netflix baker
(Episode 1 of Nailed It!), author, podcaster, speaker…

But most of all…I’m just a woman who loves Jesus and knows what it feels like to struggle with body image and comparison.

My passion is to see Christian women
set free from the all-consuming worry over the scale, mirror, or
lure of comparison so they are free to pursue God’s purpose for their lives.

Hi there, I’m Heather.

I’m a pastor’s wife, homeschooling mom of four, failed Netflix baker
(Episode 1 of Nailed It!), author, podcaster, speaker…

But most of all…I’m just a woman who loves Jesus and knows what it feels like to struggle with body image and comparison.

My passion is to see Christian women
set free from the all-consuming worry over the scale, mirror, or
lure of comparison so they are free to pursue God’s purpose for their lives.

“This is not what I was expecting, at all! I’d read all the other Christian books on body image, but this one was different. Now I have hope that I can truly be free from my body image struggles. Oh, and it’s funny.”

Forget self-esteem gimmicks and “Love Yourself” mantras and find biblically-based, gospel-centered answers for negative body image.

Burden of Better: How a Comparison-Free Life Leads to Joy, Peace & Rest book cover

The absolute best Christian book I’ve ever read on comparison! And, it will make you laugh out loud!

Tired of striving to be better? Has comparison kept you on a self-improvement treadmill that just won’t quit? Compared to Who? offers a gospel-centered way to free your life of the need to measure up and find satisfaction, rest, and peace in God’s grace alone.

“This is not what I was expecting, at all! I’d read all the other Christian books on body image, but this one was different. Now I have hope that I can truly be free from my body image struggles. Oh, and it’s funny.”

“This is not what I was expecting, at all! I’d read all the other Christian books on body image, but this one was different. Now I have hope that I can truly be free from my body image struggles. Oh, and it’s funny.”

Forget Self-Esteem Gimmicks and Love Yourself Mantras and Find Biblically-Based, Gospel-Centered Answers for Negative Body Image.

Burden of Better: How a Comparison-Free Life Leads to Joy, Peace & Rest book cover

The absolute best Christian book I’ve ever read on comparison! And, it will make you laugh out loud!

Tired of striving to be better? Has comparison kept you on a self-improvement treadmill that just won’t quit? Compared to Who? offers a gospel-centered way to free your life of the need to measure up and find satisfaction, rest, and peace in God’s grace alone.

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