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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...

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...

Getting Your Heart Ready for Swimsuit Season

With less than forty-eight hours left on the clock, I rushed into the store dragging my seven-year-old son behind me. We were heading to a water park in two days and I needed a new swimsuit. Having looked at the scale...

Should You Wear a Swimsuit if You Don’t Like Your Body?

What if you don't look how you want to look or weigh what you want to weigh? Should you still wear a swimsuit this summer if you don't like your body? This is a post I wrote for For Every Mom a great site, especially...

How To Trust When God Throws You in the Deep End

It’s summer time in Texas and my toddlers are learning to swim. Simon is 2, a year and a half younger than big sister Miriam, but he is mountains braver when it comes to jumping in the pool. As some of you would agree,...

The Fruit Basket: When You Wish You Wore a Different Bra Size

Anxiously, I peered around me. Standing in line to receive my fruit, I saw other women leaving with their pair. Some had limes, lemons, and oranges. Others had grapes, plums or peaches. Still more had grapefruits,...

Confession a Real (Thick-Thighed) Swimsuit Model

Hi. My name is Heather and I'm a real swimsuit model. Thick thighs, post-baby flab, deflated nursing boobs and all. Of course I'm not the kind featured in Sports Illustrated. You'll never see me in a suntan lotion ad...
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.”

How to Stop Thinking Bad Thoughts About Your Body

Do you struggle with thinking bad thoughts about your body? Today Heather will unpack a new way to think about the famous passage in Romans 12:1-2 which tells us to be...

Christian Music to Help Improve Your Body Image

Today's show is dedicated to giving you a new playlist for when you have a bad body image day. This is a list of some of the hottest Christian music song to improve...

What Are You Feeding On: Media Habits and Body Image Issues

Today we're talking about all things music, television, movies, and social media. If you want to be free from body image issues, chances are you're going to have to...

Help! I Hate Pictures of Myself: What to Do if this Is You

I've had many women reach out to me over the years with this sentiment, "Help! I hate pictures of myself!" Today's episode of the podcast is dedicated to you. Let's...

What is An Exercise Non-Responder? Does Exercise Work for Everyone?

Have what we've been told about exercise and the way it changes the look of your body been skewed? Today Heather looks at some relatively new data that shows how not...

Do Christians Have to Be Fit? Can I Ever Feel Fit Enough?

Today we talk about all things fitness. What does it mean to be fit? Is physical fitness something that all Christians need? Why should we pursue fitness and is there...

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...

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...

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...

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.”

“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.