Our latest Guest Blogger reflects on her journey of recovery, demonstrating the immense power of being brave and asking someone if they’re ok, “I don’t see myself as having lost 40 years of my life, I feel privileged that I have now been recovered for 5 years and they’ve been great!”.
Ileana is a Psychology Master’s student at the University of Bristol. Here, she reflects on the emotional experience of anorexia and how far she has journeyed in her recovery.
Ileana is a Psychology Master’s student at the University of Bristol. Here, she reflects on entering the second lockdown during the winter season, considering how we might take steps forward in recovery by ‘turning inward’ like nature during the season of hibernation.
Alice Newton-Leeming, Director of Mental Health Learning and Silver Trainer in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), discusses why we should, in fact, talk about suicide.
Choosing a life without an eating disorder meant confronting why I needed it in the first place – Guest Blogger
“Life is supposed to be a journey from one happy event to the next, right? The glossy side of social media tells us the story that we are only living our “best lives” when we don’t have to contend with difficult emotions…” James Downs, mental health campaigner and expert by experience in eating disorders, generously shares his thoughts and experience as our latest guest blogger for Orri.