Episode 19

Ep. 19: Body Positivity on Social Media

Published on: 27th May, 2021

Episode 19: Body Positivity on Social Media

Welcome to the nineteenth episode of the Cocktails & Content Creation Podcast! For this episode, we’re speaking with Natalie Mazzarella, editor and creator of Wear You Are Now. Natalie is a champion of body positivity and we just love her posts on social media that aim to empower women to embrace themselves as they are. And that’s what we’re talking about today!

In our nineteenth episode you’ll learn:

  • How social media can actually be a force for good when it comes to body positivity, allowing us to have conversations on body image
  • That it’s okay and normal to have good and bad days for creating content and it’s okay to give yourself some space
  • That the “social media body type” is a myth
  • That every body type is beautiful
  • That you’re not alone when you feel like you don’t fit the social media body type
  • How to shift your mindset to embrace your body and celebrate it on social media

About our Guest:

Natalie Mazzarella is the editor and creator of Wear You Are Now, a lifestyle website for kindred spirits who believe fashion plays an integral role in making memories. A seasoned publicist, activist, and word play enthusiast, she is never one to pass up a good pun or a glass of wine (or two). By day, Natalie is the Executive Director of Skoog Co., a PR and Communications agency based in Chicago. She also holds a seat on the Executive Board of the Daisie Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to serving women and children in Chicago communities. Natalie lives in Boston with her husband, who she hopes, one day, will agree to adopt a pet hedgehog. For more on Natalie’s work, check her out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Cocktails & Content Creation
Sharing Easy Ways to Create Killer Content
Kate Andrews of Fashionably Kate & Co. and Jessie Wyman of Jessie Wyman Photography discuss easy ways take your own photos, build your brand, and garner a social media following all while living your best life.

We'll have expert guests on to discuss the best ways to use hashtags, how to build a booming Facebook group and how to find your message for your audience.

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About your hosts

JESSIE Wyman

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Jessie is a Boston commercial photographer specializing in branding, headshot, and product photography. She loves creating visual content that builds brands and helps her client's bottom line. Whether its getting them in front of their ideal audience as a service provider, or creating images for your products that boost sales, Jessie is here to help get you there.

There are a few things you should know about Jessie:

• She is completely obsessed with her weenie dog

• She loves sweatpants. If she's not out shooting, she can easily be found working all day in her pajamas.

• She loves watching murder mystery shows…the husband always did it

• She's always cold. It could be 90 degrees out and she will likely still be under a blanket while watching TV

• She never takes herself too seriously

• She constantly convinces her husband to ‘be a model for her’ - he’s learned to listen pretty well

Kate Andrews

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Kate Andrews is a fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger and freelance writer for several online outlets.

She began her professional career as a Television Producer, News Anchor, Reporter and Show Host in the Boston market. During her TV career, she interviewed celebrities like Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Nicholas Cage. She has also reported live from Pope Francis' 2015 visit to the United States and at the 2011 Academy Awards. She has covered movie premieres, elections, and the March on Washington.

In November 2017, she founded Fashionably Kate & Co. as a creative outlet to share her passion for fashion and travel. She lives just north of Boston with her husband, Alex, their daughter, Arielle, and two cats, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.