Beyond The Scale; Real Life Stories


Beyond the Scale: Real Life stories hosted by Melissa Costello are LIVE conversations with everyday women who share their real-life stories about their struggles with body image and yo-yo dieting. Listen in to hear how these women overcame lifelong body image issues and broke away from dieting culture and relying on a scale to dictate their worth and value. These powerful stories are about changing the conversation around food, body image, dieting and health so that women can live more empowered lives and love and accept themselves just as they are today.

Reclaim Your Wild with Dr. Patty Hlava
​Reclaim Your Wild with Dr. Patty Hlava - Episode 1 - Overcoming Being the "Odd One Out"Listen in as Melissa[...]
Interview with Dr. Jessica Higgins, Relationship Expert – How to Navigate Relationship Struggles in Quarantine
​Melissa interviews Dr. Jessica Higgins about what couples can do to navigate struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Higgins provides[...]
Interview with Julie Morris, Author of Smart Plants – How to Increase Memory + Focus
​Interview with Julie Morris, Author of Smart Plants - How to Increase Memory + Focus using Nootropics​Melissa talks to Superfood[...]
Beyond The Scale – Episode 3 With Jennifer Jimenez
​For episode 3 of Melissa's Beyond the Scale, Real Life Stories series, she interviews World-renowned life coach, Jennifer Jimenez, the[...]
Beyond The Scale – Episode 2 with Stephanie Hutchinson, Health Coach
​Melissa talks to Health Coach, Stephanie Hutchinson about ​how she came to body acceptance even after​ initially gaining 30 pounds[...]
Beyond The Scale – Episode 1 with Marla Mervis Hartmann
​Beyond The Scale - Episode 1 with Marla Mervis-Hartmann​Melissa talks to Marla Mervis-Hartmann, founder of Love Your Body, Love Yourself[...]

Check out Melissa's Podcast Interviews


Life Inspired Podcast – How To Break out of Food Prison
​Hear Melissa share her story of how she broke out of food prison on Kayla Delargy's Life Inspired Podcast. Melissa[...]
Eating Enlightenment: How to Be More Confident Around Food and Build Self Esteem
​​Listen in as Melissa Costello talks to Jared Levenson, the host of Eating Enlightenment podcast about how to ​feel more[...]
Women Who Run with Horses
​Women Who Run with Horses Podcast​Melissa talks with Hilary Schneider, the host of Women Who run with Horses about her[...]
Sassy and Fit TV – A Meal Plan is NOT the answer
​Melissa talks to Hallie Avolio, the host of Sassy and Fit TV about how a meal plan is NOT the[...]
Optimize Yourself: How to use Intuitive Eating to transform your relationship with food
​Optimize Yourself Podcast: How to use Intuitive Eating to Transform Your Relationship with Food. ​In this episode of Zack Arnold's,[...]
IMPerfectly Healthy: Finding Peace with Food and Your Body
​IMperfectly Healthy: Finding Peace with Food and Your Body​Faith Shevlin the host of IMpefectly Healthy interviews Melissa Costello about how[...]