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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...

Tara’s Story of Body Image Coaching (Part 2)

Heather’s guest is a former client and new Facebook community manager, Tara Rothwell. Tara shares her story of fighting with food, body image issues, and other addictions. In today's episode, Tara shares...

Lies We Believe: I Will Never Feel Better About My Body

Have you been struggling with body image so long that you've convinced yourself there is no way out? Or, maybe you feel like you've tried everything to make the pain go away, but nothing seems to work. Feel like you...

Lies We Believe: My Body Won’t Change if I Do Everything Right

Have you felt the pressure to never let your body change? Whether it’s gaining weight in different seasons or aging, we’re told a lie that if we can do the work, and be diligent, our bodies won’t change. But is this true? That’s what we explore on today’s show.

God’s Sovereignty & Your Body (Romans 9)

In today's episode of 7 Minutes of Scripture, we're talking about God's sovereignty and your body and body image! It's tough to tackle one of the biggest, richest, and deepest passages of the Bible in such a short...

Comparing Yourself to Your Younger Self?

Are you stuck comparing who you are today to who you were ten, twenty, or more years ago? If so, today's episode is for you. We're going to talk about how to stop comparing yourself to your younger self. We'll explore...

Escaping Diet Culture and Healing Body Image Issues

Did you know that healing your body image may require you to escape from something you've likely been trapped in for a long time? Diet Culture-the ways we think having a better or "healthier" or thinner body will save...
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.”

Shopping & Body Image Issues

In today's Black Friday episode of the show, Heather talks about the connection between body image issues and shopping! If you've ever found yourself trying to soothe...

Feasting & Fasting with Erin Davis Part 2

Today, Heather is joined by Erin Davis, an author, Bible teacher, and podcaster who has a new book out on Feasting and Fasting. In part two of this interview, Erin...

Feasting and Fasting with Erin Davis

Today's guest is Erin Davis. Erin is an author, Bible teacher, and podcaster who has a new book out on Feasting and Fasting. Today is part one of my interview with Erin...

Tara’s Story of Body Image Coaching (Part 2)

Heather’s guest is a former client and new Facebook community manager, Tara Rothwell. Tara shares her story of fighting with food, body image issues, and...

I’ve Tried Everything: Tara’s Story

Today Heather's guest is former client and new Facebook community manager, Tara Rothwell. Tara shares her story of fighting with food, body image issues, and other...

OCD, Narcissism, Eating Disorders, & Body Image

Today my guest is Dr. Michelle Bengtson, a board-certified neuropsychologist, author, speaker and podcast host. Dr. B and Heather discuss the connection between OCD and...

What Do I Do About My Mindless Eating?

Today I'm inviting you to eaves drop on my very first intuitive eating coaching call. Today, my coaches are Erin Todd and Char-Lee Cassel, hosts of the...

Holy or Hot? How to Make Holiness What We Really Desire

Do we want to be hot or holy? Your answer may be: Both! But the pursuit of a hotter body and the pursuit of looking more like Jesus can sometimes be...

50 Ways to Beat Comparison Part 1

Why do we stay stuck in comparison, what can we do to break out, in what ways is comparison ACTUALLY hurting us? This episode is a rapid fire list of...

Ideals Become Idols and Other Reasons to Stop Comparing

This is the first in a series of three, monthly episodes where we'll talk about my latest book, The Burden of Better. Even if you've read it, these book...

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

Rachel, Leah, and Comparison: Rachel and Leah, the iconic Bible story of two sisters with a giant sibling rivalry, has some hidden truths about body...

Why Am I Always Tired? Intuitive Eating Coaching Call

Today's episode is the recording of my coaching call with my Intuitive Eating Coaches--Char-Lee Cassel, RD and Erin Todd--hosts of the Intuitive Eating...

Shopping & Body Image Issues

In today's Black Friday episode of the show, Heather talks about the connection between body image issues and shopping! If you've ever found yourself trying to soothe...

Feasting & Fasting with Erin Davis Part 2

Today, Heather is joined by Erin Davis, an author, Bible teacher, and podcaster who has a new book out on Feasting and Fasting. In part two of this interview, Erin...

Feasting and Fasting with Erin Davis

Today's guest is Erin Davis. Erin is an author, Bible teacher, and podcaster who has a new book out on Feasting and Fasting. Today is part one of my interview with Erin...

Tara’s Story of Body Image Coaching (Part 2)

Heather’s guest is a former client and new Facebook community manager, Tara Rothwell. Tara shares her story of fighting with food, body image issues, and...

I’ve Tried Everything: Tara’s Story

Today Heather's guest is former client and new Facebook community manager, Tara Rothwell. Tara shares her story of fighting with food, body image issues, and other...

OCD, Narcissism, Eating Disorders, & Body Image

Today my guest is Dr. Michelle Bengtson, a board-certified neuropsychologist, author, speaker and podcast host. Dr. B and Heather discuss the connection between OCD and...

4 Vacation Tips for Women With Body Image & Control Issues

Today Heather's delivering vacation tips for women who struggle with body image and control issues. These struggles don't go on vacation when we do. In...

Holy or Hot? How to Make Holiness What We Really Desire

Do we want to be hot or holy? Your answer may be: Both! But the pursuit of a hotter body and the pursuit of looking more like Jesus can sometimes be...

Ideals Become Idols and Other Reasons to Stop Comparing

This is the first in a series of three, monthly episodes where we'll talk about my latest book, The Burden of Better. Even if you've read it, these book...

Cleaning Your House and Body Image Issues Connection

Did you know that your body image issues and cleaning your house like a crazy person may be connected? If you've ever turned into a cleaning Gestapo...

50 Ways to Beat Comparison Part 1

Why do we stay stuck in comparison, what can we do to break out, in what ways is comparison ACTUALLY hurting us? This episode is a rapid fire list of...

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...

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.”

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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