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Stop comparing.
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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...

4 Startling Thoughts About Body Image Idolatry

When I recognized that my body image had become my idol--it changed my life. This recognition was really the first step in my journey to freedom. All the dieting, all the over-exercising, all the striving --it all...

Hey Jealousy: Three Ways to Tame Envy & Covetousness

One Sunday morning, a sermon revolutionized the way I thought about my body image. In truth, I have no idea what the pastor actually preached about that day. (Don't worry, this was before my husband was also my...

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...
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“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.”

Amy Carlson, RD Shares What to Do if You Need to Lose Weight 2

This is the second part of a 2 part interview with Amy Carlson, RD -- a practicing dietitian and eating disorder specialist with more than 20 years of work helping...

What if I Really Need or Want to Lose Weight? Feat. Amy Carlson

This engaging and fun interview with Amy Carlson--an RD and Eating Disorder specialist for more than twenty years--will make you smile and encourage your heart. We have...

4 Startling Thoughts About Body Image Idolatry

When I recognized that my body image had become my idol--it changed my life. This recognition was really the first step in my journey to freedom. All the dieting, all...

Body Image, Trauma, & Healing ED: Featuring Dietician Tracy Brown

If you're like me, you may know so much about diets, calories, macros and food that the thought of talking to a dietician seems a little unnecessary. What more could...

When You Wish Your ‘Fearfully & Wonderfully Made’ Body Was Better

Do you have Psalm 139:14 memorized yet STILL struggle with your body image? This famous psalm says we are, "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made." But, if you're like me,...

What 1500 Calories a Day Does to Your Body and Brain

My friend, Integrative Nutrition Coach, Erin Kerry and I have a candid conversation about what 1500 calories a day really does to your brain and body. Did you know that...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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.