The Body Myth - Overcoming False Images of Perfection ft. Simi Krishnan

The Body Myth - Overcoming False Images of Perfection ft. Simi Krishnan

Simi Krishnan joins The Body Myth for a conversation about growing up feeling she didn’t match up to societal expectations of how she was supposed to look, the years of stringent dieting and exercise regimens she pursued to reach unrealistic goals, how she came to understand what being healthy means and learning to embrace body differences.


Outside of her role leading analytics, Simi Krishnan is also a Co-producer and director of The People Tree, a live Storytelling show in downtown Naperville, a suburb of Chicago. The people tree is a female founded and owned business focused on enriching the lives of the local community with real stories from real people.

Community storytelling transforms and enlightens the teller and audience alike.  When we really listen and connect with the stories, they have the power to change us.The People Tree creates platforms and spaces for anyone in the community to share their stories in personal and meaningful ways.




Ronit’s essays and fiction have been featured in The Atlantic, The Rumpus, The New York Times, The Iowa Review, The Washington Post, Writer’s Digest, American Literary Review, and elsewhere. Her memoir WHEN SHE COMES BACK about the loss of her mother to the guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and their eventual reconciliation was named Finalist in both the 2021 Best Book Awards and the 2021 Book of the Year Award and a 2021 Best True Crime Book by Book Riot. Her short story collection HOME IS A MADE-UP PLACE won Hidden River Arts’ 2020 Eludia Award and will be published in 2022. She is host and producer of the podcasts And Then Everything Changed and The Body Myth.

More about WHEN SHE COMES BACK, a memoir.

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