Hope Virgo - Eating Disorders, Body Image and Social Media

By Luke Rees

On the fourth episode of the Believe In Yourself Podcast, Luke is joined by leading international and award winning speaker, author and mental health campaigner, Hope Virgo. In this episode Hope talks about her experiences of growing up with anorexia and shares her journey of recovery including her relapse. We talk about how Hope is now sharing her story to help others and her most recent #DumpTheScales campaign calls on the government to review eating disorders and has been supported by over 100,000 people. Hopes powerful messages and stories are ones that needs to be heard by everyone, especially young people. This is an episode that you don’t want to miss. In This Episode, You Will Learn: Dealing with emotions and sexual abuse as a child (2:50) Growing up with anorexia (4:00) How to help your friends who are struggling with Mental Health (8:18) The journey to recovery (15:06) Share my story to help others in schools and organisations (26:00) The impact of social media both good and bad (31:00) Plus much more… Full Show notes here: https://www.lukerees.co.uk/ep4 FOLLOW HOPE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hopevirgoauthor/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/@HopeVirgo Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hopevirgo_/ Website: http://www.hopevirgo.com/ Stand Tall Little Girl Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Stand-Tall-Little-Girl-Anorexia/dp/1789561205/ref=dp_ob_title_bk Let Luke know what you think as well by subscribing on social media: FOLLOW ► Facebook: http://bit.ly/LukeReesFacebook Twitter: https://bit.ly/LukeReesTwitter Instagram: https://bit.ly/LukeReesInsta Linkedin: https://bit.ly/LukeReesLink Website: https://bit.ly/LukeReesWeb

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