Find resources and support for dealing with eating disorders at beateatingdisorders.org.uk or call their helpline 0808 801 0677 (UK) or go to nationaleatingdisorders.org or call their helpline at (800) 931-2237, reach their crisis text line by texting NEDA to 741741.
Brooke Trantor is an actor, filmmaker, and improviser who joined Evita for a discussion around eating disorder awareness, her movie Yours Are Mine, how our body image is influenced by the media, and the depiction of ED in film and television. You can watch Yours Are Mine here on Flixa - a free trial is available. For updates, follow Brooke on Instagram @BrookeTrantor and check out her website, brooketrantor.com.
TRIGGER WARNING: This is a very vulnerable conversation about ED and ED recovery. Please skip this episode if this is a triggering subject for you. Here are the topics and timestamps so you can jump back and forth comfortably and safely.
00.00 - 24.00: Talk about ED recovery and fear of relapsing. Vulnerable, in-depth.
00.45 - Meet Brooke: Her journey into acting and filmmaking.
04.40 - The making of Yours Are Mine; creating a safe space on set.
20.00 - How to stop second-guessing yourself
24.00 - 51.00: Personal stories of poor body image and discussion around the portrayal of eating disorders in the media, recovery and healing. Vulnerable, in-depth.
24.00 - How pop-culture influences our body image
30.00 - Beauty standards and the need for reflecting truth
35.40 - How eating disorders are represented on screen (the mentioned article)
47.10 - How to support someone with an ED
51.00 - Women who inspire shout out
54.20 - A last message to the people listening
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This episode was hosted and edited by Malin Evita, guest-starring Brooke Trantor.
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